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Classical Buddhist temples, lush gardens, imperial palaces, traditional wooden houses – Kyoto is vintage Japan. Tokyo and Kyoto are anagrams, and that’s pretty much where the similarity ends. The two cities couldn’t be more different. The former represents the flawless modernity and high-tech feel that is synonymous with the modern-day image of Japan while the …

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Festivals, apart from being fun,  are a great time to understand a place’s culture, history and traditions. Here are 7 unique Asian Summer Festivals you are sure to enjoy: Taiwan Balloon Festival, Taitung When: June 30 – August 6 Gently soar above the East Rift Valley and float up in the sky enjoying gorgeous views at …

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“Travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly a heightened sense of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips like the best love affairs, never really end.” Pico Iyer Travel has the power to do wonders for your spirit, …

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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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Making plans for your next vacation? Here are a few tips to help you choose a destination that best suits your personality type. Read on before you plan and make sure you get just the kind of break that you truly deserve: Nature Lover – Bali Bali is a paradise for nature lovers. From gorgeous …

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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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The summer will soon be upon us bringing clear skies and warm sunny days that are best enjoyed outdoors. Take a break from work and enjoy a summer holiday at any one of five the trending destinations featured below.  Boracay , Philippines The tiny ‘picture postcard beautiful ‘ island of Boracay situated off the coast …

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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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Sophisticated and welcoming apartment in Taipei

Travelling in Asia with your little ones? From themed rooms to easygoing traditional houses, there’s literally no shortage of spectacular and eye-popping child-friendly accommodations in Asia.  Whether your kiddies are into superheroes or fairy tale stories like Beauty and the Beast, Asia has mesmerizing places to stay that are fit for a prince or princess. …

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