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Breathtaking mountain views, pristine beaches, world-renowned national parks, stunning heritage sights and great food, the Hyogo Prefecture is a traveller’s paradise. Situated centrally with easy access by road, rail network, and sea, this bow shaped prefecture is often referred to as the gateway of Japan to the world. Whether it is the historic and cultural …

Singapore is often singled out as a shining example of a smart modern city, with many other metropolises looking to the Southeast Asian island-state for inspiration. Its forward-thinking attitude has seen it reinvent itself as a 21st-century wonderland, a place with eye-catching modern design and well-preserved historical sites, where technology and nature are both equally …

This is Japan, According to Souvenirs So you’ve finally made it to Japan! It’s the trip of a lifetime, and there are so many unique things you’ll want to tell your friends and family about. They’ll be expecting gifts, too, and you’re spoilt for choice in land of the rising sun. How can you know …

For travellers with a soft spot for sun, sand and spirituality, Bali is about as close to paradise as it gets. Among the Indonesian island’s primary draws are the warm waters, warm weather and breath-stealing beaches. Though all are beautiful, the countless beaches that line the island’s edges are actually rather diverse. Some are wild …

Japan. A country where new cities are lined with old streets steeped in history; a culture where technology rubs its edgy shoulders with traditions from another era; home to the most startling views – The Land of the Rising Sun. Experience Japan outside the clinical confines of a hotel. Take a look at some of …

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 …

Kyoto is vintage Japan – boasting of beautiful Buddhist temples, gardens, traditional wooden houses, formal traditions, and Shinto shrines. Its status of being the former capital of Japan for over 1000 years has earned it the moniker of thousand-year capital. With such a rich history and ancient culture, it’s little wonder that Kyoto serves as …

Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, is known for its modern, stunning architecture; vibrant, buzzing nightlife; and diverse, delectable street food. While the city is largely an economic hub and even has the moniker of “nation’s kitchen,” it doesn’t slack on beautiful, natural surroundings – just like all of Japan.  Some of the best sakura spots …

Tokyo represents the most cutting-edge hallmark of Japanese ingenuity – ultra-modern living with flawless utilization of limited space. But the city, and Japan in general, is as traditional as it is modern. And when it comes to the centuries-old tradition of celebrating the beauty of sakura, the country’s unofficial national flower, people leave aside all …

Kota Kinabalu, in Malaysia, is mostly perceived as just a transit stopover for those wishing to head to the beautiful coral reefs of eastern Sabah or the wild jungles in the northeast. However, Kota Kinabalu (or KK as referred to by the locals), offers a whole gamut of sights and experiences – from breathtaking mountain …