“How many sleeps until New Year?” This expression is common in Japan and shows how much the Japanese look forward to having New Year’s Day. While China has its own New Year’s Day; however, Japanese … Continue reading New Year in Japan
Turn your Christmas leftovers into an Asian-inspired festive feast! Christmas Day is the day for one of our greatest food celebrations, but by the first ball of the Boxing Day Test Match, the turkey is … Continue reading Asian-inspired Christmas leftovers
We all know about the trademark white Christmas. What many travellers don’t know is that a festive holiday with all the traditional trimmings is possible in an Asia winter wonderland. Not only will you get … Continue reading Asia Winter Wonderlands: Add Asia to the Christmas list for an extraordinary festive holiday!
I don’t do yoga! The mention of the ‘downward dog’ leaves me in a rhapsody of laughter. I’ve even tried goat yoga but broke away from the ‘peace circle’ to play with the therapy animals. … Continue reading The True Meaning of Wellness Tourism
The Japanese love taking a bath – I am from Japan, so I know this more than anyone! Considered unusual and strange by many foreign visitors to Japan, the custom of public onsen bathing has … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Japan Onsen Culture
Tickle your Tastebuds with Delicious Asian Meals! Recently CNN came out with their list of Top 50 Foods from around the world, followed by a list that was specifically readers’ choice. Over 35,000 people have agreed that Asia takes … Continue reading Tickle Your Tastebuds