Tag Archives: India

Top Travel Destinations and Most Visited Places of 2016

Since it’s summer, it’s a good time to look at the world’s top travel destinations. Of course, there are a lot of ways to look at what might be considered a “top destination,” and below are several rankings that look … Continue reading

Posted in Aggregators/lists/rankings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bollywood Zombies and The Westernization of Indian Pop Culture

Go Goa Gone, the first Western-style zombie flick to be made in Bollywood, was just announced last week. The trailer was released a few weeks ago and seems to be quite popular, with already over 2.5 million hits on YouTube. … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Media | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Land of the Falling Sun – Japan On its Way to Becoming an Insignificant Nation

It pains me to say this nation that I love so much is falling off the world stage as a major player; but it needs to be said. A few weeks ago, India overtook Japan as the world’s third-biggest economy … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Culture, Japan, Legal Issues | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Is Japan Losing its Culture? – Part 2: Only One Rising Sun

In Part 2 of “Is Japan Losing its Culture?” I suggest that all of the world’s nations are somewhat culturally influencing each other, and I defend the notion that Japan is not exactly losing its culture, as opposed to minimizing the appearance of symbols of its culture. Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Japan | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments