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The Cat has been a significant cultural symbol as well as the pet of choice for the Japanese. The Japanese obsession with cats has made the country a paradise for cat lovers. From the symbol of good luck, Makeni-neko (the beckoning cat) to shrines, cat cafes and pop culture symbols like Hello Kitty and Doraemon …

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 …

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 …

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 synonymous with style. From smart inventions to striking fashion on streets as well as ramps, the country oozes panache and class. If you are visiting this unconventional island, make sure you skip the boring hotels and stay at one of these trendy HomeAways. They will give you the perfect peek into Japan’s modernism …

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 …

Tokyo is an electrifying city. A seething and simmering yet surprisingly well-ordered and safe megalopolis, it is a place that seems to be permanently in flux. A hotbed of creativity, fashion, culture and cuisine, this is a city with far-reaching global influence. It’s a place where, at any one time, a million half-formed ideas are …

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 …

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 …

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 …