When life gives you a chance to go back to the past, are you willing to take it? Some would say no to this, for they are already attached to the magic of the modern world. Others would definitely say yes, for the sake of adventure, knowledge or curiosity. But what if I told you that you can be in one place that can provide history and the present at the same time? What makes it more interesting is that you can also see a bit of the future in this place!
This month’s issue is your ticket to crossing the bridge offered by Tokyo. Unlike in some movies, there is no time machine here to take a glimpse of history as well as upcoming events ̶ just imagine three bridges to the past, present and future.
In seven years, the Summer Olympic Games 2020 will make history in Tokyo. Although it is still far, people are already looking forward to it, and possible athletes are already doing their best to practice and train themselves. Something to look for in the future!
On the other hand, feel the essence of the history by visiting old temples in Asakusa and mingle with other locals during festivals there. Trace back the past by walking around and examining historical places built years and years ago.
Go back to the modern world in a shorter period of time. In the morning, sunrise is beautiful in the Tokyo Bay. At night, well, no other places have more neon sign lights than in Tokyo District!
Tokyo is a place that chose to be traditional as they absorb the modernization of the world. You don’t have to wait for Olympics 2020 to witness its superb beauty! Stop looking at that painting of Mount Fuji with Sakura around. You can see them with your own eyes, or even climb on it. Now is the time to experience everything directly!
Have you ever thought about retiring from work and spending your hard earned money going to different places you haven’t been before? Are you having a hard time deciding where to start your retirement days? Then our September issue will help you decide and create your very own travel bucket list.
Chicago has been nicknamed the “Windy City”, the term was popularized in the bidding for the 1893 Columbian Exposition by Charles Dana, editor of ‘The Sun” a New York newspaper. The main explanation for the nickname is its weather that is strongly influenced by Lake Michigan.
Take off and land through the O’Hare International, the world’s fifth busiest airport and Chicago’s major airfield. Visit the city’s different parks with its own landmarks such as the Grant Park where the Buckingham Fountain, the world’s largest fountain, lays, and the Millennium Park with its famous and unique Cloud Gate. See the Water Tower and the Trump International Hotel in the Magnificent Mile, a large boulevard with classy shops, museums, restaurants and hotels, and downtown Chicago respectively.
Go for a stroll in Chicago’s The Loop, the city’s community area and commercial center, and be amazed by the different plays the Chicago Theater offers. Cheer for your favorite teams in the Soldier field, the American Football Stadium, and United Center, an indoor sports arena and home of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks. Finally, enjoy the different rides in the Navy Pier and cruise along Lake Michigan aboard one of the city’s luxurious boats.
After many years of working for your own future as well as your family’s now is the time to reward yourself and experience an extraordinary vacation to the city’s invigorating tourist attractions. Take a look and spend your retirement days in Chicago, the Windy City.