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Kumano Kodo Day 1: Takijiri-Takahara, Japan

  The Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trail became popular in the Eleventh Century among Kyoto’s nobility and who are we to argue with that. A self-guided tour sounded doable and it is. In Hindsight is 20/20 – The trail was much

What to Know: Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trail in Japan

  The Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Trail winds through the Kii Peninsula. Though mountains are not high, this trail is rates as strenuous. The trail is well-maintained and well-marked, with easier options available on most days. 100+ Adventures under $1000The Kii

Deluxe Royal Park Hotel THE Kyoto

  Royal Park Hotel THE Kyoto is located in Kawaramachi-Sanjo, the heart of Kyoto and my favorite area. Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Subway Station and Sanjo Keihan Station are three minutes away. Gion area and Yasaka Shrine are a 15-minute walk. Walking

Information About Planning the Kumano Kudo in Japan

  Air?  The self-guided Oku Japan Tour would begin in Kyoto and end in Osaka. Research airlines after booking a tour. Air is usually the most expensive part of travel. Many airlines fly non-stop to Osaka (closest airport to Kyoto)

Flying Swiss Air and Lufthansa: Dubai-Zurich-Munich

outside the Hunt Museum, Limerick

It was almost 3:00a before the comfortable Swiss Air A330-300 to Zurich taxied down the runway at Dubai Airport. Menus were passed out and Swiss Air does it right. They have a loose sheet of paper and pen. Passengers fill out

Dubai International Airport and Star Alliance Business Lounge

Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport does not have signage and/or a departure board that shows airline check-in information or what time check-in begins. From the minute we walked in, all that could be seen was mass confusion and chaos. Passengers trying to close over-stuffed