Sapporo, the largest city in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido and fifth-largest in the country, is famous for two things: breweries and snow. Beer is always celebrated here, but snow takes center stage just once a year.
With nearly 38 million people crammed into the Tokyo metropolitan area, it’s ironic that one of the urban sprawl’s largest — and arguably most beautiful and intriguing — green spaces has been set aside for the dead.
One of the things Bahrain doesn’t lack is modern malls featuring many of the same popular retailers found in the U.S. or Europe. But when in Bahrain, consider a trip to the Manama Souq for a more traditional bazaar-like shopping experience.
Despite the Nazi's attempt to destroy the Ludendorff bridge on the west bank of the Rhine River in Remagen, Germany, the 9th Armored Division captured it on March 7, 1945, enabling thousands of troops to pour over to the eastern side of the Rhine.