2-Day Kanazawa Itinerary: Best Things to Do in Japan’s Samurai Town

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A worthy contender for Kyoto’s crown as Japan’s historical heart, Kanazawa is a jewel of a city. Although Kanazawa is best known for Kenroku-en, one of Japan’s top three gardens, this city in the Ishikawa prefecture offers so much more. Home to Edo-period Chaya Districts, ancient samurai houses, several attractive temples and a clutch of […]

The Best Things To Do in Himeji in One Day: The Ultimate Travel Guide

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Although Himeji pulls in the tourist crowds for one reason – the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Himeji Castle – it is not a one-trick pony.  To make the most of your time in this charming city in Hyogo Prefecture, here are the best things to do in Himeji in one day. If you have […]

One Day in Osaka, Japan: Itinerary for 2021

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Friendly, free-spirited Osaka may not have as rich a history as Kyoto or Tokyo, but it is bursting with cultural attractions and is home to some of the most incredible food in Japan. And that’s saying something. Despite being Japan’s third-largest city, with a bit of planning, it is possible to experience the best of […]

The Best Places to Travel Alone in Asia: Solo Travel Guide

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Be inspired to plan your next solo trip with this list of the best places to travel alone in Asia   Do you want to take your first trip alone but are unsure where to go? Given that there are so many options and considerations, choosing your solo travel destination can be a tough task. […]