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25 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Japan

Simply put, Japan is a fascinating destination. Here, you’ll find a seamless blend of old traditions and new technology. You’ll also discover gorgeous natural landscapes just a short train ride from sparkling, sprawling cities and loud, jarring outlets a short distance from quiet areas full of nuanced rules. It’s the kind of place where people…

10 Destinations Worth Your Full Two-Week Vacation

Doling out your vacation days can be tough. Whether you live in the United States, where companies don’t legally have to give workers any paid-vacation days, or in the European Union, which by law has to give employees at least four work weeks of paid vacation, chances are you’re often thinking about how you’ll use…

5 Luxury Hotels in Kyoto and Their Cheaper, But Similar, Alternatives

Once the Japanese capital, Kyoto remains a cultural and historic hub today. Its slower pace, stunning temples, and tranquil gardens draw visitors in search of the old Japan. Much like the rest of the country, Kyoto is fairly pricey, with a slew of high-end hotels. However, there are also plenty of reasonably priced options for…

8 Destinations That Cater to Every Vice

Vices are often tied to the seven deadly sins — greed, gluttony, lust, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride — but these behaviors don’t always have to be so dramatic. Generally speaking, a vice is defined as an act that is viewed as pleasurable for some and wicked or detrimental to others. Far be it from…

The Most Expensive Countries in the World and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

The saying “you get what you pay for” doesn’t always apply when it comes to traveling the globe. Sure, many bucket list destinations are worth their eye-popping price tags, but there are plenty of affordable — and arguably cooler — alternatives to these well-trodden, budget-busting destinations. Below, we listed the most expensive countries in the…

25 Things You Need to Know Before You Go to Tokyo

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that Tokyo is topping the lists of travelers everywhere. Whether you’re coming for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics or simply to devour plates of sushi, there will be plenty to keep you busy for days. However, with a population that makes New York look small and a landscape…

The 7 Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Luxury Hotels in Tokyo

Deluxe Room King Bed at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo In 2018, Tokyo fell off the list of the world’s 10 most expensive cities, but it’s still known for having high hotel rates. Even a short stay in a traditional inn with shared bathrooms can set you back a few hundred dollars. However, if you’re ready to…

8 of the Best Day Trips From Osaka

Osaka is Japan’s second-largest city behind Tokyo. It’s a sparkling, modern metropolis with an excellent street-food scene, loads of culture, stellar shopping, and small pockets that you could explore for days. The city’s overall central location also makes it a great home base for exploring the region. Several of Japan’s must-see destinations are easily connected…

The Best Bucket List Getaways for Couples

Pool at Pezoules in Santorini For couples who love to travel, choosing where to go next can be tough. From Europe to Asia, there are so many destinations worthy of a spot on your and your sweetheart’s bucket list. Whether you’re after a languorous sojourn on the beach or a buzzy city break, you can’t…