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· June, 2016

Stories about Travel from June, 2016

Japan This: The Ultimate Online English-Language Guide to Authentic, Historical Tokyo

Japan This is a quirky historical photoblog that examines parts of Tokyo not normally covered by English-language guidebooks.

Take a Virtual Reality Tour of West Papua’s Coral Reefs

Through a virtual reality film, we can now see the underwater treasures of Birds’ Head and feel like we are “scuba diving in a healthy reef.”

For a Short Time, Documentary ‘Humano’ Is Free to Watch Online in Celebration of the Incan Sun Festival

"Humano" follows the quest of a young man in search of answers about the human condition in the Peruvian Andes.

Russian TV Journalist Tells Man to Work Harder, If He Can't Afford a Vacation

Petr Zamkovoi has almost 13,000 times fewer Twitter followers, but TV journalist Vladimir Soloviev still found the time to lecture him about hard work and providing for one's family.

Harold La Borde, the First Trinidadian to Sail the World, Remembered for His Sense of Adventure

"There are heroes in name and then there are heroes in legend who will live on through the ages. The late Harold La Borde was the latter."

Let Kyrgyzstan's Issyk-Kul Region Inspire You

Because how could it not?

Colorful, Human-Powered Rickshaws Rule the Road in Bangladesh's Capital Dhaka

"...aside from the sound of car-horns, the constant sonic backdrop is a chorus of tinkling bicycle bells and the tin carcases of empty rickshaws rattling over the uneven roads."

The Amazing Stories of Las Lajas Sanctuary, the “Most Beautiful Church in the World”

In Colombia, the Las Lajas Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Rosary is at the center of numerous visits and fantastic stories, celebrating the miraculous nature of the temple.

For a Conversation With a Random Swede, Call This Number

They were expecting 2,500 Swedish volunteers to answer phone calls from foreigners curious about their country. They got 30,000.

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