Category Archives: Asia

Looking for a one-stop weekend guide to all things Tokyo? Then your search is over! Check out Tokyo’s lesser-known corners and must-see haunts here.

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Whether it’s toilets, trains or the sheer cost of the place, Japan is full of surprises for first-time visitors. To avoid some shocking dilemmas, read here!

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On this history tour, take a trip back in time to learn where Tokyo has been (Godzilla and all) and where the world-famous capital of Japan aims to go.

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What makes Japan’s purkikura photos booths so different from other photo booths? Find out more on the Japanese craze, purkikura!

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For first-time travelers in Asia, squat pots can be surprising! Have a stress-free trip to the porcelain throne with our tips on using Asian squat toilets.

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Understanding the cultural differences between American friendliness versus Japanese politeness is a great asset for exchange students heading to Japan!

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World Heritage-listed Luang Prabang in northern Laos is one of the most stunning cities in the world. See why with these must-visit places in Luang Prabang.

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Check out our guide on the places you must go to in Ikebukuro to get the most out of this shopping and anime paradise – all within Toyko’s own backyard!

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Tokyo is full of neighborhoods, each with their own distinct personalities. Discover the best neighborhoods to visit in Tokyo during your summer vacation!

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Singapore is much more than just a global financial hub; in fact, the city-state has a rich and interesting history! Dig in and discover it here.

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Taipei, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways… Here are three amazing reasons to LOVE Taipei, the oh-so-swoon-worthy capital of Taiwan!

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The issue of groping is shockingly widespread in Japan. Here, Sam talks about the social and cultural factors that stop women from speaking out.

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