Shisa dogs, crosses between a lion and a dog, have become a symbol of Okinawa. Hence many pottery workshops on the island open their doors for tourists to make their own.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Here in Tokyo, the Tokyoites do as the Germans do, at least for Christmas.
Osaka Castle is a must-see destination for anyone visiting this Japanese city, a place where modern society collides with the past.
It’s true that Europe’s vast ski and snowboard options get the most publicity. But on the other side of the world, it’s not as if powder hounds in Japan and Korea are missing out on snow sports.
I should have started worrying when the crew passed out motion sickness pills before we even left the harbor.
Perhaps the best attribute of Vietnamese food is its range, from fresh, raw vegetables to rich and meaty soups, making it the perfect ethnic cuisine for a group of diners with mixed tastes.
An interesting perspective to take on the displays of light and sound is from above, which means the hills ringing a town and their scenic overlooks are often heavily visited on this night. Here are some of the doings planned.
The Dutch city of Deventer takes on the air of the England of centuries past Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20-21, as its picturesque Bergkwartier plays host to its annual Dickens Festival.
Read our selection of Stripes Letters to Santa penned by our youngest readers - some will enchant while others may leave you misty eyed, but they'll certainly fill you with holiday spirit.
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