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Best Destinations in Asia For Culture, Adventure and Ancient History

Best Destinations in Asia For Culture, Adventure and Ancient History

6 Best Places to Visit in Asia to Satisfy Your Far East Bucket List

If you have the travel bug, you may want to explore the very best destinations the world has to offer, and there is no better continent to visit than Asia. It doesn’t matter if you want to stay on a remote island or feel the buzz of a mega metropolis, Asia offers an amalgamation of culture, adventure, and ancient history. There really is something for everyone. If you are unsure where to travel to first, take a look at the six best places to visit in Asia.

July 18, 2018 | By More
Beautiful Shrines and Temples of Tokyo – Escape The City Crowds

Beautiful Shrines and Temples of Tokyo – Escape The City Crowds

Finding Peace in the Tumult of Tokyo: Visiting Shrines and Temples.

One of the most beautiful and tranquil places travellers can experience in the heart of the frantic megacity of Tokyo are the various shrines and temples. They attract thousands of visitors each year from Japan and further afield. This is no wonder. If the breakneck pace of the city starts to get under your skin a refuge is never far away. Entering the grounds of one of these places transports visitors into a dreamlike world that will melt away the anxieties brought on by the flow of Tokyo. Natural disasters and the ravage of wartime has led to many of the sites having to be rebuilt, however they all retain their outstanding grandeur. The following suggestions are a few of my personal favourites that I used to escape the intense stimulation Tokyo bombards you with.

March 16, 2018 | By More
Fun Things To Do On A Winter Holiday to Japan

Fun Things To Do On A Winter Holiday to Japan

Traveling in winter may be tricky because of weather conditions, but it’s definitely worth the trouble when you travel to a vibrant destinations like Japan. My recent trip to Japan was last winter and unexpectedly, I found the country even more picturesque in winter than during my previous visits. Spending winter holidays in Japan is a great idea. There are so many festivals, celebrations, and activities available, not to mention the beautiful landscapes that transform the country into a postcard-like destination.

Here are some great things you should definitely do to make the most of your winter visit to Japan.

September 22, 2017 | By More
Tips For Visiting Tokyo on a Budget

Tips For Visiting Tokyo on a Budget

How To Find Value In Tokyo and Make Your Visit Affordable

As one of the most populated metropolitan region in the world, it is often listed as one of the priciest capital cities in the world. It is the biggest metropolitan economy on the planet and was ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit as having the highest cost of living on in the world for 14 consecutive years, concluding in 2006. So, if you are trying to spot good deal as a tourist, it can be quite a challenge in Tokyo. So, here are a few tips on how to find the value for money in the great city of Tokyo, formerly known as Edo.

May 1, 2017 | By More
Tokyo’s Best Contemporary Art Galleries

Tokyo’s Best Contemporary Art Galleries

Tokyo’s Best Contemporary Art Galleries

Tokyo’s contemporary art galleries are reflective of the city’s vibrant cultural scene. A diverse range of edgy and experimental galleries can be found scattered within the magnificent cityscape. Art galleries in Tokyo showcase the very best of Japanese and international art, and also help to shine the light on emerging, young artists who have not yet been discovered. Here are some of the best contemporary art galleries in Tokyo that are not to be missed.

March 31, 2017 | By More
Take A Glimpse Into The Heart of Old Japan in Takayama

Take A Glimpse Into The Heart of Old Japan in Takayama

Takayama  is also known as Hida-Takayama or 飛騨高山 for those of you willing to brave the difficult Japanese language.   I highly recommend visiting this little piece of Japan located in Gifu Prefecture.  It is something special compared to the more traveled locations around this lovely country. Takayama offers a more quiet and serene experience compared […]

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