|0||by Jody Hanson||Adventure, Art + Culture, Food + Drink, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Pop Culture and Travel, Phnom Penh, Questions and Opinions, Trip Ideas, Food + Drink|
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Tourists visiting Japan have spoken, and they want...Wi-Fi. Free Wi-Fi, specifically, on top of Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan.
According to Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun, the free internet at eight hotspots on the 12,388-foot mountain starts today. Three of the spots are near the summit. Sure, climbers will be able to access safety information and weather conditions, but the local governments especially want visitors to know that they can "share" where they are on Mount Fuji with friends, says the Yamanashi prefectural government's tourism reps:
|0||by Jamie Beckman||Adventure, Hiking and Climbing, Mountains, Wildlife Appreciation, Tokyo, Technology|
This article was written by the Viator Travel Team on behalf of Viator.com.
Great art isn’t always found in museums. Dance varies from place to place, yet remains a constant way for people to express themselves. Whether performed in a grand theater or on a street corner, dance can be emotional, tell tales, or be a way to celebrate. Whatever the reason or venue, the rhythm is out to get you. Grab your passport and take on a calorie burning challenge with these dances to watch and learn around the world.
Samba in Brazil
|0||by Viator.com||Art + Culture, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Music and Dancing, Pop Culture and Travel, Romance, Theater, Egypt, South Africa, Bali, New Zealand, Vienna, Czech Republic, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Seville, Turkey, Ukraine, Mexico, Egypt, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Hawaii, Family Travel, Girlfriend Getaways, Hip and Trendy, Solo, Women's Travel|
Ride along with us on the back of a Thai taxi! Photographer Quint Smith shot the hyperlapse video below in Ko Samet at the tail end of his recent trip to Thailand.
Underneath the video, Smith details how he got the shot and what it's like to visit Ko Samet:
|0||by Jamie Beckman||Thailand, Travel Video, Trip Ideas|
Budget Travel extends its sympathies to the people of Nepal in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck the nation on Saturday April 25 near Kathmandu, killing thousands and injuring thousands more. News agencies are reporting that northern India, Tibet, and Bangladesh were also affected by the magnitude 7.8 quake. Google has set up a People Finder Tool to help in finding those missing in the disaster.
|0||by Robert Firpo-Cappiello||Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Kathmandu, Safety and Security|
|0||by Sia Ling Xin, Asiarooms.com||Art + Culture, Food + Drink, Pop Culture and Travel, Bangkok, Bangkok, Trip Ideas, Food + Drink|
As soon as we woke up this morning, we checked our news feed for the travel industry's best April Fools' Day jokes. And, hoo, boy, were there some doozies. We're still smiling about these pranks.
Madame Tussauds Terrifies Kids as Blue Man Group Springs to Life
Yikes! Visitors to Madame Tussauds wax museum in Las Vegas were shocked when the Blue Man Group mannequins (not mannequins at all) moved. It may have been the the curious children who ended up taking the brunt of the joke. Watch below!
|0||by Jamie Beckman||Bangkok, Missouri, Las Vegas, Branson, MO|
|0||by Jamie Beckman||Ayutthaya|
Danika Garlotta and her husband Chris are traveling around the world and sharing their experiences at nodestinations.com.
Vietnamese food is without a doubt, one of my favorite cuisines. My husband Chris and I love its creative ingredients, and that mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors! Although we were excited to visit Vietnam in general, we were more excited to taste everything and eat our way through the various cities we were visiting like Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, and Saigon.
|0||by Danika Garlotta||Food + Drink, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, Hue, Food + Drink|
|0||by Sia Ling Xin, Asiarooms.com||Beaches, Art + Culture, Food + Drink, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Pop Culture and Travel, Urban Parks, Singapore, Singapore, Trip Ideas, Food + Drink, Girlfriend Getaways, Hip and Trendy, Solo, Women's Travel|