Toaster Bikes

Toaster Bikes

While Panasonic’s bike manufacture has served cyclists on many high-profile races, some enthusiasts tease it as “toaster bikes.” After having produced more than 15 million bikes over the last 50 years…
Panasonic CB4000

Panasonic CB4000

This 1993 model of Panasonic’s CB4000 is a classic cross bike that combines the rare…
Torii Tunnel

Torii Tunnel

Its iconic looks have attracted millions of visitors every year, making Kyoto’s Fushimi…
Classic Bike FAQ

Classic Bike FAQ

An FAQ that focuses on maintenance advice for MTB and hybrids from the…
Touch of Blue

Touch of Blue

“Twinkling silver with a touch of blue” sings Tatsuro Yamashita in Japan’s all-time favorite Christmas Eve tune. The classic song sums up what certain Tokyo areas look like during wintertime…
Secluded Shores

Secluded Shores

One of the main assets of Spain’s Costa de la Luz are its large stretches of quiet…
Plastic Love

Plastic Love

Can you think of a pop song that received an official music video from its…
Tokyo Trivia

Tokyo Trivia

The Japanese capital shows some quirky superlatives, like having the highest density of…
Tropical Forest

Tropical Forest

Europe’s last remaining tropical forest is the Los Alcornocales Natural Park at the southernmost end of Spain. The forest got its name from the cork oaks (alcornoques) that cover large parts of…
Battleship Island

Battleship Island

If it was not for its strict access regulations, Gunkanjima could have been the ultimate…
Crimson Capital

Crimson Capital

Kyoto has hundreds of temple and shrine gardens spread out across the city, making it…