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How to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the pearl of the Orient and at Chinese New Year the entire island erupts with celebrations which envelop the city for 15 days.
cactus language japanese girl

Learn Japanese in Japan!

Visit Japan and learn the language at the same time - choose from the cities of Tokyo, Kobe or Fukuoka - or combine all three.
Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Travelling to Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is fun, chaotic, noisy, part modern, part traditional. Here are the 10 things I wish I knew before travelling to Ho Chi Minh City.

2 minute travel guide to Thailand

Thailand is famous for tropical beaches, astounding temples, amazing food, rich culture, beach parties and is also a hub for snorkelling and scuba diving.
China in 10 Minutes by Mojca Kocmur

China In 10 Minutes [Kindle Edition]

The book is a short travel/cultural guide book for first time visitors. Ebook is full of useful tips and facts that people encounter when traveling in China for the first time.
Samujana Koh Samui - terrace

Villa Review: Samujana Villa Estate, Koh Samui, Thailand

Samujana villa estate may well be the most luxurious bolthole on Koh Samui. There are 27 contemporary luxury properties, with white-washed stone walls, clean lines, fully equipped kitchens with as much butler service as you would wish for.
couple on the bycicle under the rain in hanoi vietnam

Travel guide to South-East Asia during the rainy season

If you’re heading for South-East Asia during the rainy season, here’s a country-by-country guide on what to expect during the monsoon period.
Aim House Hotel, Bangkok

Aim House Bangkok

Aim House Bangkok is the hybrid tourist-hotel, a friendly hotel for travelers, with a downtown situated in Thonburi district in the west of Bangkok.

Ninjas wanted to promote tourism in Japan: apply now

Japan is looking to hire six full time ninja warriors to kick start warlord tourism to Aichi prefecture.
Swastika on a building in Seoul

Why we shouldn’t ban the swastika

Japanese authorities have mooted a plan to update their maps and replace the swastika with an inoffensive three-tiered pagoda.