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Tokyo isn’t just the fast-paced, high-tech metropolis symbolic of present-day Japan. Nature blends itself in seamlessly amidst all the modernity, more so in autumn, when colourful leaves spread across the capital city of Tokyo around November and December like cherry blossoms spread in spring. The city has a lot of gardens and parks lined with …

Okay do Hokkaido. We promise we’ll rhyme better next time. It’s probably the laid back lifestyle here compared to the rest of Japan that influenced our lazy rhyming. Hokkaido makes for about 20 percent of Japan but is home to just about five percent of the population. The area faces harsh climate in the winters …

Classical Buddhist temples, lush gardens, imperial palaces, traditional wooden houses – Kyoto is vintage Japan. Tokyo and Kyoto are anagrams, and that’s pretty much where the similarity ends. The two cities couldn’t be more different. The former represents the flawless modernity and high-tech feel that is synonymous with the modern-day image of Japan while the …

As any true shopper will tell you, shopping isn’t just about the stuff you buy. It is the journey. Scouring through the highs and lows, appreciating the artisan’s touch, optimizing value, imagining a loved one’s reaction, getting insights into the way a local resident lives – shopping has so many intricacies! Why not embark on …

With all the things to see and do in Japan and the major cities in which to do so, it can get a little tough to select a location to head to on your vacation to Japan. Below we detail the major cities, and things to do, in Japan that you certainly won’t want to …

Family holidays often mean overpriced, gated resorts, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Yes, it’s true that when travelling with kids, safety and convenience come first. Yet at the same time, what’s the point of going overseas if it doesn’t help the little ones cultivate a sense of curiosity and adventure? Taipei, Taiwan …

Travelling in Asia with your little ones? From themed rooms to easygoing traditional houses, there’s literally no shortage of spectacular and eye-popping child-friendly accommodations in Asia.  Whether your kiddies are into superheroes or fairy tale stories like Beauty and the Beast, Asia has mesmerizing places to stay that are fit for a prince or princess. …

Theme parks in Asia are nothing short of magical and amazing. Not only do they feature heaps of state-of-the-art diversions and fun-filled roller-coaster rides, but they are also campy fun and offer plenty of tasty snacks, making them must-visit sites in Asia. As an added plus, these parks are filled with enthralling sights that depict …

In Asia, sometimes, a vacation rental or a holiday home is just a place to take a break and rest yourself. We, as travelers, are so busy in our trips that we tend to spend less time in our accommodations. But when you’re looking for a truly unforgettable indulgence, there are luxury vacation rentals across …

The summer will soon be upon us bringing clear skies and warm sunny days that are best enjoyed outdoors. Take a break from work and enjoy a summer holiday at any one of five the trending destinations featured below.  Boracay , Philippines The tiny ‘picture postcard beautiful ‘ island of Boracay situated off the coast …