Category Archives: Destination – Asia

Experience Japan

Ever wanted to experience a Japanese temple without the crowds? If you're looking to spend a truly divine night, turn your eyes to Tsubosaka-dera in Nara, Japan's first permanent capital city in the 8th century. After closing hours, let a monk take you on an exclusive tour of this magnificent temple, which overlooks Mount Yoshino, along Japan's most famous cherry blossom viewing spot. You'll learn about the temple's history, don traditional dress, take part in a Buddhist prayer session and receive a good-luck talisman. All that remains is exploring the grounds to your heart's content before an enchanting and otherworldly night.

Just one of the many memorable experiences you will enjoy when you visit Japan!

Heritage, Culture, Beach

Whatever you expect from Da Nang, you're in for a surprise. Framed by mountains and embraced by the Han River and the East Sea, Da Nang is an excellent location for a beach break with pagodas, museums, plenty of attractions. The sandy sweep of My Khe beach — lined with new hotels, seafood halls and fishing boats. The old city centre with its overflowing markets and hushed pagodas still functions, just a few streets away from hipster cafes and design boutiques. Combined all together it makes for a perfect combination!

20 For 20 – Tohoku Packs a Punch

Lesser-known Tohoku is the perfect place to experience Japan’s tranquil side. Japan's popularity among travellers comes as no surprise to anyone as the archipelago is overflowing with natural beauty, historical sites, delicious food, and unique experiences. The northeastern Tohoku region packs just as much of a punch as its big-city counterparts — and with just a fraction of the crowds.

Parsian grace, Asian Pace

Buzzing to the hum of a million motorbikes, lined with lemon-coloured French-colonial architecture and heady with the aroma of coffee and incense, Hanoi is one of the most distinctive and vibrant capitals in South East Asia. With traditional culture,  a contemporary art scene, with quirky boutiques and increasingly sophisticated dining and nightlife co-mingling with fantastic…
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