Articles Tagged ‘kyoto’

Where the Hell is Matt?

Where the Hell is Matt? June 25, 2012 | Around the World, General, Offbeat, Travel Style | Read More
Photo courtesy of Where The Hell Is Matt Matt Harding has gained notoriety in the travel world as “that guy with the silly dance,” and after dancing all over the world since 2005, Matt’s released a fourth video. Check out some of the new places he’s been dancing at. How many of...

Postcard Perfect: 1,000 Red Gates, Kyoto

Postcard Perfect: 1,000 Red Gates, Kyoto December 1, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
These amazing red gates in Kyoto, Japan guard the Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, which is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Kyoto. It might be the deity housed inside that draws crowds to this sacred place, considering he is thought to be the god of prosperity in business. But religious or not, the...

Japanese Robot Shows Ultra Marathons Not Just For Humans

Japanese Robot Shows Ultra Marathons Not Just For Humans October 4, 2010 | Japan, Offbeat, Tokyo, Travel News | Read More
To promote Panasonic’s Evolta batteries, a tiny robot has started walking from Tokyo to Kyoto– a journey of about 300 miles (500 km) that is expected to take about 49 days to complete. The Evolta robot is only 7 inches tall and weighs just 2.2 pounds, but it already has a place in the Guinness...

Chicken Sashimi: The Next Fad for Foodies?

Chicken Sashimi: The Next Fad for Foodies? September 21, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Foodies like to pride themselves on being adventurous eaters. They aim to be worldly and try exotic new foods and like them. And if these foods are considered unpalatable by common folk, then all the better. Offal – what used to be considered the waste parts of a butchered animal – is now...