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Think winter in Japan and Hokkaido’s white powdery Sapporo ski slopes and Nagano’s onsen-soaking snow monkeys come to mind. But Japan’s natural winter wonders have another secret, and way less crowded, hideout in Yamagata! Best bit, it is only...
Give KL and JB a break! This Kuantan guide dishes out the best of Malaysia's underrated east coast city for thrill- and chill-seekers. 😎Whenever a long weekend rolls...
Charming old towns in Keelung, Jiufen (九份) and Shifen (十分) are popular spots to visit on a day trip from Taipei. Before the 1950s, Jiufen and Shifen were gold and coal mining towns respectively. Today, their rustic vintage vibes, great local Taiwanese delectables,...
From jungle walks to local markets, this Kota Bharu guide tells all about this fairly undiscovered Malaysian city (and how to get to the beautiful Perhentian Islands!).With a direct flight just 1 hour...
Cambodia is a special place. It may not be the first country on everyone's bucket list, but even the most veteran of world travellers will tell you that the historical enormity of what they experience in the golden kingdom...
If you’ve ever stepped into Japan, you’ll know a huge part of getting around is by the Shinkasen (bullet trains). Trains travel at 320km/hr — cutting the travel time to other cities almost by half when driving.For ¥18,000, the JR East...
1. Grab a halal mealHangzhou’s halal restaurants serve up steaming bowls of beef noodle soup, cumin-flavoured lamb chops and smoky lamb shashlik. Most of these dishes come from the northwestern parts of China such as Lanzhou in Gansu province,...
There are a few famous routes travellers normally take in India when they visit for the first time — The most famous is the Golden Triangle (Delhi, Agra, Jaipur) and a close second is the heritage arc (Agra, Lucknow,...
Win a trip to Kamikochi worth S$4,700 (flights, accommodation, everything!)! Find out how here.Nagano may be famous for its winter activities like skiing at snow resorts, but the best season to visit Nagano...
The overnight train from Hangzhou pulls up at Nanjing Train Station shortly after daybreak, and we tumble out into a chilly morning. On the way to our hotel we peer out at streets already bustling - women hawking...