The Ultimate 3-Day Kyoto Itinerary in 2022

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Kyoto is Japan’s beating historical, cultural and spiritual heart. Unlike other cities in Japan that have embraced modernity, Kyoto has steadfastly clung to the old traditions. Robed monks glide between temple buildings and prayer chants echo across manicured Zen gardens. Geishas scurry along dimly lit alleyways to their next appointment.   Home to more than […]

One Day in Osaka, Japan: Itinerary & Travel Guide for 2022

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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. To […]

Is The Japan Rail Pass Worth it in 2022? The Ultimate JR Pass Guide

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Are you trying to decide if a Japan Rail Pass is worth it? Find out in this ultimate JR Pass guide.  Travelling through Japan by rail is a breeze. Japanese rail services are frequent, reliable, comfortable, safe, clean and fast. The signs in major stations are in English as are the announcements and indicators on […]