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Vending Machine, What Should I Drink?

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

Japan's vending machines sell cool bananas, read minds...Using the very latest technology, vending machines attempt to make the consumer's choice for them, using a camera and software that recognises...

Destinations: Tokyo | Japan
Topics: Economy
Neatly folded kimonos and the Buddhist Scriptures were provided in our ryokan

Relaxing Ryokan

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

My husband had his best sleep ever in our ryokan in Japan.

Destinations: Kochi(Japan) | Tokyo | Oita Prefecture | Nara | Nagoya | Hiroshima | Wakayama Prefecture | Kochi | Okinawa | Kyushu | Nagano prefecture | Kagoshima Prefecture | Uraga | Ishikawa | Sapporo | Nikko | Hokkaido | Kyoto | Kanagawa | Japan | Yokohama | Osaka
Topics: Adventure | 20th Century History | Economy | People | Fashion | Ancient History | Traditions | Culture | Architecture
Pagong's shirt

Crazy Shopping or Relaxed Browsing for a Day in the Heart of Kyoto

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Shop till you drop! Kyoto's shopping has never been so much fun. The key is get things uniquely Japanese and uniquely from Kyoto.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Economy | Travel | Fashion | Shopping
piebald feral, temple market Sangklaburi, Thailand

The dogs of Sanglaburi

John McMahon - dictater2 [261]

When a motor cycle plows into a dog on a dark road in the mountians of thailand I find myself cared for by a women I cant communicate with.

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Burma | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Animals | Music | Traditions | Economy | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
Kuala Selangor Leaf Monkeys

Kuala Selangor Fireflies

fareeda alhady - aginghippie [80]

Travelogue with loads of pix. Enjoy!

Destinations: Malaysia | Turkey | Indonesia | Macau | Singapore | Vietnam | Mongolia | Cambodia | Thailand | Japan | Bhutan
Topics: Travel | Festivals | Music | Ecotourism | Economy | Food | Culture | People | Photography | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Shopping | Nature
Fans release balloons at a baseball game in Osaka.

Take Me Out To The Ball Game- Osaka Style

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Japan is a country that is passionate about baseball.

Destinations: Japan | Osaka
Topics: Culture | Economy | People | Sports | Music | 20th Century History | For Kids

Japan's mobile phone marvels go back to the future

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

NTT DoCoMo's 'Future Station' showcases its vision of the world in 2020...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Economy | People
Silk, by Alessandro Baricco

The Unbearable Lightness of Silk

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,702]

A review of an astonishingly beautiful novel partially set in Japan: Silk, what lesser critics call a "must-read".

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Economy | People | Literature | 20th Century History

Japan's textile-makers combine tradition with technology

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

Japanese artisan weavers from the region of Japan's ancient capital Kyoto combine centuries-old tradition with the latest in nanotechnology to create the latest textiles...

Destinations: Kyoto | Japan
Topics: Economy | Fashion
To Have and Have Not: Southeast Asian Raw Materials and the Origins of the Pacific War

No Blood For Rubber

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,702]

Review of Jonathan Marshall's To Have and Have Not: Southeast Asian Raw Materials and the Origins of the Pacific War, University of California Press, 1995.

Destinations: Singapore | Japan | Vietnam
Topics: Economy | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
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