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The best capsule hotels to stay in Japan

Traditionally a men-only accommodation for the local salary men who missed their last train home, capsule hotels in Japan are progressing into cosy and affordable accommodation options for both male and female foreign travellers. Despite only...
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How to Fall in Love In & With Tokyo

Japan has the steepest population decline in the world, where a good 60% of unmarried women and 70% of unmarried men, are not in a relationship. In a country where love and affection can be...
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A rockstar experience — Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya Review

Address: 429 Moo 9, Pattaya Beach Road, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand Cost/night: From ฿2,548 Website: Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya TL;DR - Large swimming pool, lots of in-house events and activities - Great location; 2-minute walk to the beach and other...

8 Japanese dishes you must try outside Tokyo: Yamagata Edition

#FoodForThought: Not all things were created equal — my insatiable appetite, and my finite physical capacity for food. About 2 hours North of Tokyo, Yamagata prefecture’s mountainous region is the perfect backdrop to enjoy Japan’s nature...
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Ulleungdo (울릉도): Misadventures at the secret island in Korea

Scrolling mindlessly through Instagram during my 5 month exchange program in Korea, I stopped at a photo of glistening turquoise blue waters. "Ulleungdo Island", the geotag read. Where was this enchanting island my friend had just...
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11 Most Exciting Food Festivals Around The World

Festivals, food and culture are what we love indulging in most when travelling. What better way to experience it all than being part of a whacky food festival? It gives us a glimpse at their food,...
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Kota Kinabalu city guide: 10 Things to do other than climbing Mount Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is a coastal city in Malaysia’s Sabah State and is renowned for its panoramic beaches, the distinguished waterfront Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and of course the tallest mountain in South East Asia....
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Mount Kinabalu Guide: Climbing one of South East Asia’s toughest mountains

scaling at a height of 4,096 metres above sea level, Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain in the Malay Archipelago. It is one of the hardest mountains to climb in Southeast Asia and typically...
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10 Ways to travel budget on a gap year

Sometimes you need a real break from the routine, and a two week holiday just doesn't cut it. If you're constantly feeling restless at work or — just counting the days to your next vacation...
20 sweet treats around the world you must try

20 Irrisistable sweet treats around the world

There's something about sweet treats that unite people, especially the sweet-toothed. That fluffy raspberry cheesecake, gooey chocolate tart, and that beautifully decorated donut. They just seem to tug our heart strings and we can't...