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June 2012

Links We Love Vol. 33

Jun 30 2012

Awesome Weather App via Swiss Miss New Travel Book via The Onion AV Club Wander Blog New York Mural via Colossal Swiss Photobooks via Grain…

Meiji Jinju and Gyoen

Jun 29 2012

Large Gardens and Shrine in Central Tokyo In 1867, Japan was an isolated island nation ruled by shoguns and relying on agriculture. Then Emperor Meiji…

Travel Tip #32

Jun 28 2012

Proper Sun Protection When I was a kid, my grandparents lived on a lake and we visited them just about every weekend in the summer.…

Links We Love Vol. 32

Jun 23 2012

Yosemite National Park via A Dangerous Business Really Cool Map of Tokyo via Creative Roots Bier Poster via Quipsologies This Stamp Says it All via…

The Japan Rail Pass

Jun 22 2012

Using Your JR Pass If you think you want to go to Japan, but aren’t sure of you can move about the country without being…

Travel Tip #31

Jun 21 2012

Bring Your Gadgets’ Accessories Remember your first Discman? It took 24 AA batteries and would skip if you tilted it to see which track you…

Shinjuku Gyoen

Jun 20 2012

Lovely Gardens in the Center of Tokyo Tokyo is a pulsating metropolis. Jam-packed sidewalks and a dizzying array of trains, subways, buses and taxis that…

Honeypie Cafe

Jun 18 2012

Brunch in Bayview Honeypie Cafe in Bayview, Milwaukee is uses fresh, local ingredients to make Wisconsin style food. What is Wisconsin style food you ask?…

Links We Love Vol. 31

Jun 16 2012

Eat well anywhere with the Eat Well Guide Great stories about flying via Slate Advice for the Non-American on Touring America via The Atlantic Solutions…

Anodyne Cafe

Jun 15 2012

Bayview’s Best Coffee One of the best places for coffee in Madison is the Victory . Located on Atwood Avenue on the East side, this…

Travel Tip #30

Jun 14 2012

Bring Your Own Food on the Airplane “Chicken or beef?” You hear the flight attendant ask the question. You try to peer around the food…

The Victory

Jun 13 2012

The East Side of Madison’s Best Coffee “I feel like coffee,” she says. “I want ice cream,” he says. The solution? The Victory . Located…

Ueno Park

Jun 11 2012

Family-Friendly Park in Taito, Tokyo Any big city worth its salt has a large public park where its citizens can congregate, relax and while away…

Links We Love Vol. 30

Jun 09 2012

Japanese paper city via Creative Roots Photography tips via Not Martha America’s Transportation System via PBS Awesome T-shirts via Swiss Miss Outdoor Library via Colossal

Leiden

Jun 08 2012

Recharge on This Daytrip From Amsterdam Leiden is steeped in history. It is home to Rembrandt Van Rijn, one of Europe’s oldest universities and the…

Travel Tip 29: Pack an Umbrella

Jun 07 2012

When It Rains, It Pours Keeping your clothes dry is important at home where you have access to a washer and dryer and a closet…

Biking to Edam

Jun 06 2012

The Namesake of the Cheese in  Noord Holland  L&A HQ is located in America’s Dairyland, and we eat our (more than) fair share of cheese.…

Akihabara

Jun 04 2012

Electric Avenue and More After WWII, Japan began rebuilding. Roads and homes were constructed, people went to school and new consumer products were all the…

10 Essential Travel Accessories

Jun 02 2012

Here’s a roundup of Kindra’s favorite things to make traveling easier. Fabric Band-Aids  – for treating blisters and covering cuts and scrapes. I like these…

Links We Love Vol. 29

Jun 02 2012

Folding Bikes are here! via Good Cool Atlas for the Blind via kottke Northern Lights in Iceland via Pauline Frommer and National Geographic Cute Prints…

Hotel Estherea

Jun 01 2012

Swank Splurge in Central Amsterdam Hotels in Amsterdam can be kinda pricey. The city has a lot to offer and word is out that it’s…