Cycle Through History: Visit to a World Heritage Site

Cycle Through History: Visit to a World Heritage Site

World Heritage status indicates a location’s cultural or natural outstanding significance to the region. The national and international efforts that go into preserving and protecting these national gems guarantee an enriching visit, on or off the bicycle. Many historical and natural landmarks can’t survive without some help. The ravages of time, from natural erosion, overgrowth,

Mystery of the “Male” Geisha

Mystery of the “Male” Geisha

The Geisha: white faced, dosage cherry lipped, robed in luxurious silks, full of delicacy, grace and mystery. They’re a cultural icon of Japan, a definition of femininity and temptation rooted in a cultural evolution of…. men? Counter to every image and emotion geisha conjure in today’s world, the first geisha were actually men. Known as