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Cherry Blossom Season in Osaka

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The ephemeral cherry blossom season is fast approaching. The pink petals brighten urban and rural landscapes across Japan for a mere week or two, at most. During the famous "Sakura Matsuri" ...  Read more

Day Trips From Osaka

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Osaka is a perfect base from which to explore other parts of Japan. All of the country's major cities are accessible within a few hours of Osaka by high-speed train, and a handful of desirable ...  Read more

Guide to Osaka's Food Culture

By Viator, December 2014

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Osaka's food culture can be summed up in one word: ?Kuidaore,? a Japanese word that means eat until you drop. Osakans love food, and they should; the city has some of the best of it in all of ...  Read more

3 Days in Osaka: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 47 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Japanese province of Kansai has Kyoto as its temple goddess, but working-class Osaka adds the down-to-earth charm of a very modern Japanese city to the province's list of attractions. By day, the ...  Read more

Buddhist Temple Tours From Bangkok

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 962 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Like much of the Far East, Thailand is predominantly a Buddhist country, with around 95% of Thais practicing Buddhism. This has been the case for centuries, and if you are going to Bangkok you have ...  Read more

Seoul Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

Tours & Tickets

The capital of South Korea, Seoul is unquestionably the place to be for Westerners looking to explore the East Asian peninsula. While vibrant and democratic, Seoul, and Korea in general, can be ...  Read more

Seoul Outdoor Attractions

By Viator, December 2014

Tours & Tickets

As with any major metropolis set in a subtropical climate, identifying outdoor attractions in Seoul is critical to planning an enjoyable vacation during the warmer months. The following itinerary ...  Read more

Suggested Itineraries: 3 Days in Kota Kinabalu

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 13 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Borneo. The name alone conjures images of exotic, unknown experiences steeped in adventure and environmental wonder. A land of wild orangutans and oversized rafflesia flowers, the capital city of ...  Read more

Visiting the DMZ

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 43 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

To understand South Korea, you have to also understand its other half in the North and the ongoing conflict that separates them. One of Seoul?s top attractions is actually located several hours to ...  Read more

3 Days in Kolkata: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As the capital of the British Raj, the city of Kolkata (Calcutta) was once the largest colonial trading post in Asia, and today it retains elements of its dual Indian and British heritage. The ...  Read more

Suggested Itineraries: 3 Days in Kuching

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 20 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The largest and least visited state in Malaysia, Sarawak oozes the exoticism which infects any traveler to Borneo. A historic land of White Rajahs, headhunters, and comical proboscis monkeys, Sarawak ...  Read more

3 Days in Ho Chi Minh City: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 501 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Ho Chi Minh is the largest city in Vietnam, and is populated by more than 9 million people. Located on the Saigon River, it is the economic center and cultural trendsetter for the rest of the ...  Read more

3 Days in Siem Reap: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 33 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A trip to Cambodia isn?t complete without a stop in the popular city of Siem Reap. This thriving community serves as the starting point for trips to Angkor Wat and nearby floating villages. It?s ...  Read more

3 Days in Taipei: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 128 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Taipei, the capital and largest city in Taiwan, has everything you?d want from a big city: monuments and museums, a buzzing nightlife, a rich food culture, easy transportation and some of Asia?s best ...  Read more

3 Days in Chiang Rai: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, December 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 12 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The northern city of Chiang Rai will appeal to those who like a slower pace of life. It may appear to lack "must-see" attractions, but its temples, hill tribe villages, and excursions into ...  Read more

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