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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 …

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 …

Dreaming of a magical getaway that will make you feel like royalty? Well, that dream just came true. There are plenty of dazzling HomeAways across Asia that offer an enthralling experience, the kind that’s fit for a king. What’s more, these accommodation options are surprisingly affordable, making your dream trip closer to reality. Yes folks, …

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. …

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 …

He helped you take your first step, when you’d barely entered the world. Now is your opportunity to return the favour by taking several steps with him across the world he helped you enter! Come Father’s Day, take your ‘ol man out for a trip that you both will cherish forever. Here are some HomeAway-approved …

Japan, with its ancient culture and deep rooted traditions that survive till today, is also home to an alternative ‘kawaii’ or ‘cute’ pop culture. Very rarely do two cultures run parallel in such contrast. Both cultures pop up in every sphere of life, but nowhere are they as evident as they are in the way …

Japan is like a primordial soul cocooned in a modern, innovative body. The country is known for its timeless art, volcanic mountains, sumo wrestling, and so much more. It offers some of the most noteworthy molecular gastronomical experiences while celebrating its traditional pride – sushi. From beaches to waterfalls and hot springs to parks, a …

One of the best ways to experience a country known for its deep-rooted traditions is by going local. Whether it is the cuisine, the culture, the customs or local homes, each has a story to tell. Make your Japanese vacation authentic – book your stay at one of these traditional tatami mat vacation homes. Experience …