3 steps to a picturesque Sakura viewing trip in Japan

    While it may be too late to plan for a trip now - the Sakura viewing month of April is after all, the peak travel period in Japan - you can easily make plans for next year's visit now.

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    Blossoms that signal spring

    Sakura and an icebreaker herald the arrival of spring in Japan. { 292 views }

    Holiday classes

    Travellers are pursuing offbeat hobbies while on vacation and packing classes into their itineraries. { 1,448 views }

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    Universal Studios is now banking on the recent box office success of the franchise to entice... { 259 views }

    How to survive the Songkran water festival

    Starting today, the country's biggest annual celebration can also be the most annoying and... { 1,277 views }

    The fascinating Balinese wedding

    The Hindu wedding ritual does not involve an expression of consent, instead, the agreement is... { 344 views }

    The wisdom in Sundanese bridal makeup

    Traditional makeup is not just for beauty, it emanates the bride's inner glow. { 289 views }

    Seoul Forest: A grassy woodland with waterfront views

    From peaceful strolls to biking or rollerblading, Seoul Forest offers visitors opportunities to... { 353 views }

    The story behind Jakarta's iconic ondel-ondel

    In the nation's capital, the gigantic puppet's typical spiky colorful hair can be easily spotted... { 833 views }

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    From hipster flea markets to world-famous department stores, find retail heaven with our shopper's... { 8,454 views }