Category: Lifestyle

Spectacular View of Japan’s Ashikaga Flower Park

Ashikaga Flower Park is a flower theme park located in Tochigi Prefecture’s Ashikaga City, around 80 kilometers from Tokyo. Its stunning purple wisterias attract thousands of visitors each year. The wisteria bloom in late April to early May. Their blooming order, from earliest to latest by blososm color, are pink, purple, white, and yellow. The park holds…
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The Beautiful Kenrokuen Garden

Kenroku-en (兼六園, Six Attributes Garden), located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, is an old private garden. It is a gorgeous and expansive park-like garden in the center of Kanazawa and it is the city’s major attraction. Extending over almost 25 acres, it was once the outer garden of Kanazawa Castle, but was opened to the public in…
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Benefits of Manuka Honey

Healthy foodies have fallen head over heels for manuka honey, a type of honey that hails from New Zealand. Pronounced “MAH-nooka,” it’s named after the manuka bush, from which bees gather nectar and pollen. Historically honey has been used for medicinal purposes dating back thousands of years. Yet because of industrialization, honey isn’t what it used to…
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A Visit to Stonehenge

Stonehenge is the most architecturally sophisticated prehistoric stone circle in the world, while Avebury is the largest in the world. The name of the monument probably derives from the Saxon stan-hengen, meaning “stone hanging” or “gallows.” Together with inter-related monuments and their associated landscapes, they help us to understand Neolithic and Bronze Age ceremonial and mortuary…
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The Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is an ancient series of walls and fortifications, totaling more than 13,000 miles in length, located in northern China. Perhaps the most recognizable symbol of China and its long and vivid history, the Great Wall was originally conceived by Emperor Qin Shi Huang in the third century B.C. as a…
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