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HomeAway Jeju City

Jeju — a honeymooner’s paradise, a family’s playground, and a solitude seeker’s perfect haunt. During springtime, Jeju’s otherwise splendid natural beauty hits a new peak. The highlight of this is the abundance of King Cherry Trees – sakura with the largest blossoms – that adorn the streets of Jeju. These trees form canopies under which …

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HomeAway Namsan

Seoul is known for its charming teahouses, divine street food, great coffee, and all things technology. However, when spring comes, all you remember are cherry blossoms. They give neon-lit Seoul a pale blush and their viewers a mesmerising memory, paling everything else in comparison. This March or April, when you set out on your Korean …

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HomeAway Seoul

Come spring, South Korea will exuberantly flaunt its stunning ornament – cherry blossoms or sakura. They are an inspiration to artists, a muse to poets, and a prime attraction for tourists heading there March onwards. If you are planning a trip to The Land of the Morning Calm soon, here is the list of the …

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With the receding of the harsh winter and the onset of spring, Japan takes on one of its most beautiful avatars. Dressed in the best hues of pink, the Hanami or Cherry Blossom season arrives. The delicate flowers stay in bloom for only two weeks each year but the memory of the picturesque landscapes and …

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Sean Pavone / Shutterstock, Inc. Just when you thought Japan couldn’t get any quirkier, you find out that it has its very own ramen museum. While ramen noodles originate from China, they are now play an integral part in Japanese culinary culture. So this unique museum, based in Yokohama no less, offers a window into one of …

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Watching funny monkey videos on Youtube is a fun way to pass a Sunday afternoon. Yet, while monkeys can be cute, they are also one of the most unpredictable animals out there. With their personality traits of mischievousness, curiosity and cleverness, these often naughty primates have been known to take visitors very much by surprise. …

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If heights don’t concern you, or you want to overcome your greatest fear, then a 10,000 feet skydive in Langkawi offers an ultimate bucket list checking off experience. While the debate for whether it is a fun activity or daring folly is questionable, no doubt you will land back on earth a better and more …

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cowardlion / Shutterstock.com Located on the Pacific Coast, Nagoya is one of Japan’s most significant cities and the capital of the Aichi Prefecture. The city is also a hugely popular destination for its abundance of traditional Japanese shrines and temples. If you happen to visit Nagoya, here are the top shrines and temples to visit: Atsuta Shrine …

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If you are planning a trip to Hanoi and you want to explore valued Vietnamese art, then be sure to check out the famous water puppet show. Dating back to the 11th century, this tradition art form comes straight from ancient Vietnamese traditions. From a time when flooded rice paddy fields forced villagers to make …

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A trip to Hiroshima would not be complete without first making a day trip to Itsukishima Island – most popularly known as Miyajima Island. Or Shrine Island as it can be suitably translated from Japanese. If you have an interest in traditional Japanese architecture, and sublime nature, then Miyajima Island will not disappoint. As the …

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