Japanese Etiquette – Know Before You Go!

With travelling, comes the buzz of excitement as you explore new surroundings, taste new cuisines and experience unique cultures. Do you ever though feel that twinge of guilt or burst of nerves that perhaps you shouldn’t have done something? Or perhaps you just feel a little out of your comfort zone and unsure what is […]

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Japan’s Temples and Shrines – A Brief Guide

Temples and shrines, shrines and temples. It is impossible to wander a neighbourhood in Japan without passing at least one temple or shrine. They are some of the most peaceful locations you’re likely to find. There are around 100,000 Shinto shrines and 80,000 Buddhism temples throughout Japan where locals visit and pray. They are also very popular […]

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Asia Bucket List: 11 Ultimate Alternatives in Asia

Do you feel like you’ve “done” Asia? We know all the usual suspects when it comes to bucket lists (think – Great Wall, Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat, Mt Fuji) – but what are some Asia bucket list experiences that are perhaps not as mainstream, or that you may not have considered? Have you ever said […]

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