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 …

The fall of 2016 saw a general increase in staycation interest among Singapore travellers. As seen in the high placements of Singapore City and Batam, and significant placements for neighbouring Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru. While the majority of the other top locations are major cities in Asia, Bangkok, Taipei, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul. …

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 …

It can be extremely difficult to discern where you should prioritise your search for a vacation rental in the Maldives. With the myriad of islands, dive sites, and key destinations, HomeAway explores the 3 locations and 7 things you will want to see whilst in the Maldives.

Narrowing down a bucket list of things to do in Australia can be incredibly difficult! From Sydney to Melbourne, Cairns to Gold Coast, Australia is home to an extremely diverse and enthralling range of destinations and activities you won’t want to miss out on. Just make sure to book your Australian holiday home close to …

The Philippines is a collection of thousands of island paradises, with no shortage of beaches, seafood and water spots. However, with the plethora of islands and activities, it can be difficult to select the best places to visit in the Philippines. Check our list below to find the activities, and locations, you will want to …

Beaches – who doesn’t love them? They are the perfect solution to any problem; the perfect vacation; the perfect solace. Don’t we all love escaping the sterile concrete jungles we live in and relax on a serene white-sand beach with cool waves lapping at our feet? Add a bit of sunshine, a good book, a …

Think Japan, and your mind immediately conjures up ideas of cutting-edge technology, flawless infrastructure, and a culture that prides humility, respect and sheer perseverance despite the disasters thrown its way. Yes, Japan is all that and more. While the 21st century owes a lot of its technological advances to Japan, the traditional aspect of this …

Getting away on a vacation with kids sounds like an oxymoron to most parents. Because, as parents, there is no such thing as ‘getting away!’ But travelling with your family comes with many special memories and fun times, and forms part of the ‘remember when?’ conversations that will inevitably take place in the future. And …