Two different online guides describe climbing Mount Fuji as "relatively easy to climb for most people" and requiring "little expertise or equipment." Don't let that deceive you. Hiking to the summit of Japan's iconic highest peak is truly an exciting, "bucket-list" achievement -- an experience that comes with breathtaking, unforgettable views and bragging rights.
For 50 years, Jan Smeets tended the grave of an American soldier he’d never met, Savas J. Batsos. Now, son Richard Smeets is looking to find out more about the person his family has paid tribute to for so many years.