Travel

March 26, 2019

Finland Is Offering Free Trips to Teach People the Finnish Art of Happiness

With a landscape featuring sparkling views of the Northern Lights, frozen waterfalls, and even enchanting “fairy forests,” it’s no secret that Finland is one of the most beautiful places on earth. What you may not know, however, is that it’s also the happiest country in the world—an honor that is at the heart of Rent a Finn, a new contest and campaign by Visit Finland.

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March 20, 2019

Photographer Captures the Magical Beginnings of Japan’s Cherry Blossom Season

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by koji (@ui_hii618love) on Apr 1, 2018 at 3:23am PDT Springtime has officially started in Japan, marked by the arrival of the iconic sakura blossom. Every year from late March to early May, the entire country transforms into a colorful splendor, covered in beautiful pink flowers. From Osaka to Kyoto, Japanese photographer Koji captures the beauty of Japan’s cherry blossom season in full bloom.

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February 19, 2019

Japan’s Most Luxurious Scenic Train Is Coming to Hokkaido

If you love a scenic train ride, you might want to book your next trip to Asia. Known for the efficiency and luxury of its rail service, Japan has taken things to the next level. Private rail companies continue to operate in Japan, so they are constantly bettering the quality of their services—particularly when it comes to tourist trains. Now, one company is expanding its offerings to help more travelers experience the beauty of Hokkaido.

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February 6, 2019

Here’s Where 15+ of Art History’s Most Famous Masterpieces Are Located Right Now

While art history comprises countless examples of exceptional art, some works have resonated more strongly than others. Spanning time, artist, and movement, these universally admired masterpieces bring audiences to museums, galleries, and historic sites across the globe. In this art guide, we explore a selection of some of the world’s most well-known works—and the cultural institutions they now call home. The Mona Lisa: The Louvre (Paris, France)

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