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Shirakawa-go & Japan’s 2nd Longest Toenail

“And very soon, you will see the second longest toenail in Japan,” our guide Yamamoto said with glee on our bus ride from Takayama. Gerard looked at me with one brow raised. “That’s weird. I think he said toenail.” I shrugged my shoulders back. We didn’t realized our tour came with a Guinness World Record… Read more…

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Uncovering The Terracotta Warriors

An army fit for a king with an extraordinary history to boot. No visit to China would be complete for us if we didn’t make the journey to Xi’an to visit one of history’s greatest discoveries. In fact, I was secretly more excited to see the Terracotta Warrior Museum then the Great Wall itself, but… Read more…

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