Travel Family Night: Japan

Konichiwa! Welcome to Japan! If you were to swim west across the Pacific Ocean from almost any point on the West Coast of the United States, Japan is the first place you'd hit. So in that sense it's kind of a neighbor, but one more than 6,000 miles away! Tonight we are going to explore…

Japan’s Spectacular Himeji Castle

As American tourists, we tend to think of Europe as the pinnacle for spectacular castles. However, while certainly there are some amazing castles all across the European continent, that perspective ignores one of feudalism's greatest homes: Japan. Japanese feudal society was every bit as complex as that in Europe, and with it came - as…