Articles Tagged with Japan

Health + Fitness

The World’s Blue Zones Beckon with Culture, Serenity and Secrets to a Longer Life

With wellness tourism showing no signs of slowing down, travelers continue to find new ways to focus on their physical, mental and emotional well-being when they’re on vacation. The latest trend? It’s travel to Blue…
Weekend Getaways

3 Days in Kyoto: Where to Go and What to Eat in Japan’s Cultural Capital

Kyoto’s historical significance is evident from the minute you step foot in this former Japanese capital. It served as Japan’s capital for more than a thousand years, from 794 to 1868, and its long history…
Weekend Getaways

3 Days in Osaka: The Larger-Than-Life City of Street Eats and Endless Entertainment

Osaka is hailed as Japan’s “Nation’s Kitchen,” and you’ll understand why once you’ve sampled its endless culinary gems. There are two must-tries while you’re here: takoyaki (octopus-filled balls with sauce) and okonomiyaki (savory Japanese pancakes)….
Weekend Getaways

3 Days in Tokyo: Thriving Cityscapes, Serene Shrines and Star-Studded Culinary Gems

Tokyo, which means “Eastern Capital” in Japanese, got its name when the emperor’s seat moved from Kyoto in 1868 during the Meiji Restoration. It’s now the largest metropolitan area in the world, and Tokyo’s streets…
Culture + Style

A Year to Remember: A Monthly Guide to the World’s Most Extraordinary Celebrations

With so many diverse and memorable celebrations occurring around the globe every year, it’s always a good idea to plan your travels around a citywide or countrywide cultural event. Be it a big-time thoroughbred race…
Tips + Trends

Where to Celebrate Life’s Major Milestones in Asia and the Pacific

Life gives you plenty of reasons to celebrate, both large and small. But when major milestones pop up, why not go all out? Whether you’re celebrating a big birthday or a new business, there are…
Eat + Drink

Restaurant Hot List: 10 Dining Experiences Worth Traveling For

One of the most fun parts of travel is trying new cuisines, exploring exciting new restaurants and earning perks in the process. When it comes to seeking out a delicious meal with gorgeous, luxe surrounds…
Travel by Design

11 Over-the-Top Hotel Suites to Add to Your Travel Wish List

Often spanning thousands of square feet of upscale amenities, decadent decor and jaw-dropping views of sea and city, hotel suites around the world seem to be getting grander by the day. Case in point? These…
Road Trips

6 Road-Trip-Worthy Hotels in Asia and the Pacific

World-class beaches, hilltop stations with epic hiking and whitewater rafting right outside the door, temples galore and wildlife encounters that range from penguins to elephants are all in store when you plan a road trip…
Outdoors

Find Outdoor Adventure Under 3 Hours Away from These Cities in Asia and Australia

It’s always inspiring to rediscover the great outdoors, and even in the biggest cities, nature is never too far away. Enjoy the first blooms in the mountains of Hokkaido, trek through South Asia’s densest rainforest…