The cherry blossom, or sakura, has been a cultural hallmark in Japanese art and literature for centuries, and the fun associated with the two weeks of hanami -- flower viewing -- season has become a U.S. custom, too.
Places in Japan and South Korea to celebrate the bloom.
The Shinagawa Aquarium — while not the most conveniently located aquarium around — is hands down the best aquarium available in Tokyo.
Thrill-seeking families looking for a roller coaster fix during the warmer months need look no further than Mount Fuji. But there are kid-friendly rides, too.
The following are places to celebrate the bloom.
Millions of tourists flock to Hawaii each year, packing the beaches and attractions at hot spots. Yet it’s easy to escape the crowds at off-the-beaten-track places around the islands.
In the rolling hills of eastern France lie the remains of 10,489 Americans who gave their lives for their country.
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