Hakone, Japan

Hakone is a small mountain town roughly 60 miles (about one hour by train) from Tokyo.  For centuries people have been coming to Hakone to take advantage of the regions many hot springs.  With its stunning natural beauty and view of Mt. Fuji, Hakone is a destination for tourists and locals alike.

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Tokyo, Japan

I love Tokyo. Really I do. Tokyo is a mixture of old and new, past and present, and even occasional tranquility sprinkled amid pure adrenaline. The things that are immediately noticeable about Tokyo are its size, the frenetic pace of its people, and the endless expanse of skyscrapers that stretch as far as the eye can …

Persepolis, Iran

A walk into the ancient city of Persepolis is to walk through one of the worlds most Impressive architectural sites.  At a site believed to be chosen by Darius The Great as a great ceremonial capital, Persepolis is a wonderful testament to the great building programs of the Achaemenid Style of Architecture and its Empire. …

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Well it's official.  Abu Dhabi is officially an international destination for Leisure Travelers. Not that they've been waiting for me to announce it by any means, far from it.  But......A quick walk throgh some areas of the city these days and it's impossible not to feel that something  completely different is underway. Superb luxury hotels? …