China: Shanghai Maglev 431km/h

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Shanghai Maglev is the fastest commercial train in the world with an incredible top speed of 431km/h (238 mph), completing the 30km journey from Shanghai Longyang Station to Pudong Airport in just 7 minutes. Levitating on an electromagnetic field, the Shanghai … Continued

Japan: Tsukiji Fish Market (1 Day)

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Tsukiji Fish Market is a fascinating place. Bustling with activity from 5am in the morning, the world’s biggest wholesale fish and seafood market handles over 2,000 tons of marine products per day! Seeing the famous tuna auctions, however, is not … Continued

Japan: Staying at a Capsule Hotel

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As a tall foreigner with a height of 195cm (6’5″), I was somewhat anxious about staying at a Japanese capsule hotel. Will the coffin-size rooms be big and long enough? What if the capsule makes me claustrophobic? Will my neighbor snore and wake me … Continued

Tanzania: Safari Parks and Animals (3 Days)

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“Jambo!” Now that is probably the coolest way to say “hi” in another language. Jambo! Welcome to our African Safari. We had an incredible time seeing beautiful animals roaming free in the wilderness of Northern Tanzania. Everything happens slowly here, as the locals say “pole pole” … Continued

Tanzania: The Maasai People

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We were fortunate to spend a day with the Maasai people who live a simple and traditional life. They are semi-nomadic people who migrate to graze their livestock in the wild, defending against lions and wild animals with just spears. It was … Continued

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