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Going Local: Experiences and Encounters on the Road, by Tripatini member Nicholas Kontis
Yokohama Is Positioning Itself as Japan's Premier Seaport Destination
Yokohama, with a population of 3.7 million, is the second largest city in Japan after Tokyo, but this is often overlooked due to its proximity to Tokyo. In fact, when people quote the population of Tokyo at 38 million, they are actually talking about "Greater Metropolitan Tokyo," which includes Yokohama. This city itself has so much to offer, with so much going on - especially as a cruise hub, because so many Japan cruises start and end here. keep reading
In Southern Italy, Why 2019 European Capital of Culture Matera Is a Marvel
Some three to four hours from Naples (depending on whether you're driving or taking the bus/train) and six south of Rome - not to mention less than an hour from Bari, newly served during the summer season by Iberia Express), the Basilicata region sits right atop the instep of Italy's boot. And in the south of this country's most mountainous region, both its Adriatic coast and inland offer fantastic, otherworldly landscapes. But it's one of Basilicata's major cities, Matera (pop. just over 60,000). And in 2019 Europe's oldest continuously inhabited city - and third oldest in the world - is spending a year in the spotlight as one of the continent's two European Capitals of Culture (the other being Plovdiv, Bulgaria). What is it about Matera that makes it unique in Europe - and, indeed, enough to make it an extra special UNESCO World Heritage Site? keep reading
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