tourism

Japan in Jan: Post-3/11 Tourism

by Chris on January 17, 2012

A look at tourism in Japan, which has been affected by radiation fears from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Japanese lanterns, Kyoto

Just as 9/11 changed many aspects of American life, so, too, has 3/11 – also called March 11, the date that the tsunami decimated the Sendai coast, affected Japan.   In Tokyo, more locals, particularly young women and couples, have been seeking out places with “healing powers,” such as the Calico cat café, where people […]

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B-b-b-b-Butt Drugs! How a viral video for a small-town pharmacy has increased tourism in tiny Corydon, Indiana.

So what do you do when you run a small-town pharmacy with a name that instantly inspires smirks and giggles? If you’re Katie Butt, the third-generation owner of Butt Drugs in Corydon, Indiana, you embrace the joke – and allow masters of viral video to come in and make a commercial. Rhett & Link,  a […]

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