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Hokkaido


Okay do Hokkaido. We promise we’ll rhyme better next time. It’s probably the laid back lifestyle here compared to the rest of Japan that influenced our lazy rhyming. Hokkaido makes for about 20 percent of Japan but is home to just about five percent of the population. The area faces harsh climate in the winters …

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He helped you take your first step, when you’d barely entered the world. Now is your opportunity to return the favour by taking several steps with him across the world he helped you enter! Come Father’s Day, take your ‘ol man out for a trip that you both will cherish forever. Here are some HomeAway-approved …

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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 …

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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 …

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Bright and sunny Arashiyama Bamboo Forest in Kyoto, Japan

Everyone, from kids to grandmas, loves fairytales.  Whether it’s a Disney film or a Han Christian Andersen classic, fairytales can lift our spirits and loosen the chains of our imagination. That is why a lot of people travel to Europe, and visit incredible castles, and fortified cites, to recreate their favourite scenes and moments of …

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Best days to visit Japan for cherry blossoms in 2017

Spring is almost here – and with it, so are cherry blossoms, in all their delicate, transient splendour. And when sakura bloom, all of Japan gets ready for hanami, their traditional way of welcoming spring by watching these lovely flowers as they dust the very air with their beauty. Pardon the cliché, but nothing better …

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Hokkaido, the second largest island of Japan, is the ever-popular holiday destination that drives tourism year round. But when is the best time to head to Hokkaido? When is the lavender season? And what time of year is best for skiing? Hokkaido, much like the rest of the world, splits its year into 4 distinct …

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At an average of 14-18 metres of snowfall annually, Hokkaido offers expert and enthusiast skiers alike the opportunity to test their limits among the plethora of world class skiing facilities available across the region. Which all begs the question, where should you be heading for the best skiing in Hokkaido? Read below for a list …

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HomeAway Singapore Villa

The thought of Christmas brings along with it a merry mood and fills the heart with warmth and cheerfulness. If you are longing to experience Christmas festivities at a home away from home, look no further. We have specially selected 12 holiday homes at spectacular locations for your winter break. Make sure you book your vacation …

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