Temple Entry, Japan photo via amy. Hard to believe the same nation that perpetuated the rape of Nanking and the Bataan Death March, also gives us rock gardens and some of the most beautiful and tranquil places on earth.
Queenstown, New Zealand. Adventure sport capital of the Southern hemisphere. Countless ways to break your neck and your mother's heart. Also a good place to embarrass your husband by yelling "The beacons are lit! Gondor calls for aid!