Hiroshima is one of Japan’s most visited cities, and it’s easy to see why. Here are some of the best attractions in town.
Peace Memorial Park is home to the cenotaph in honor of the victims of the 1945 atomic bomb, as well as many places for reflection on the legacy of the war. You can also find the Flame of Peace, which will be kept alight until every nuclear weapon in the world is destroyed.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is another must-see, telling the story of the bomb and its aftermath. It is known to be an incredibly moving institution with a number of amazing exhibitions.
Take a boat to Miyajima, known as Shrine Island, and you will get a great view back across to Hiroshima. There is a huge shrine that looks like it floats on the water, making for an awesome photo opportunity.
For a nice break from the bustling city, dip into Shukkei-en Garden. Built in 1620, this landscaped garden is a breath of fresh air on the banks of the Ota River.
Another traditional attraction is the Mitaki-dera Temple, built in 809. It is set in spectacular grounds that are particularly beautiful in autumn, when the leaves on the trees turn an array of amazing colors.
Stay in the former headquarters of LIFE Magazine when you book your next trip to New York City. Luxe Life Hotel New York, the first Luxe Hotels-branded property in the city, sits in the NoMad neighborhood. The luxury and pet-friendly guestrooms and suites offer lots of history, charm and modern conveniences.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.
Snooker is a cue sport similar to pool first developed in the latter half of the 19th century by British Army soldiers. Players use a cue and white ball to pocket a set of red and green balls into separate corners in a specific order. Its popularity has grown immensely, leading to an annual World Snooker Championship each year.
Couchsurfing is when a person travels and stays with other people for free in their spare rooms or on their couches while visiting a country. Couchsurfing is a social network and an app that connects people worldwide who are either looking for a place to stay or are offering a home away from home.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
Each year, April 8 is Zoo Lovers Day! Zoos have existed for more than 1,000 years in one form or another. They’re often the only way for people to experience our world’s incredible wildlife firsthand. So, where and how should you celebrate it?