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Geisha are one of the most misunderstood pieces of the Japanese cultural puzzle. These traditional Japanese entertainers are trained as hostesses with skills in various Japanese arts, particularly ...
Unlike the second-largest casino in Singapore
(where a stiff entry fee is levied against permanent residents and
Singaporean citizens), the club scene is an excellent way to mingle with
You may have been to a karaoke bar in your home country, but karaoke in Japan is completely different from in the West. Instead of subjecting an entire bar full of strangers to your singing skills, ...
Modeled on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame , the Avenue of Stars is located on the eastern side of tourist attractions on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was ...
Mumbai (Bombay) may be the home of Bollywood and the epicenter of the Indian film industry, but you don’t have to go there to experience Bollywood. In the modern city of New Delhi, you can catch a ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2013
For a country in Southeast Asia, Thailand has some of the best infrastructure around when it comes to public transportation. One of the most popular ways to get around the country, bus travel is a ...
Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is an exciting time to be in Beijing. As China‘s most important holiday, Chinese New Year gives visitors a chance to experience some ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
All movie lovers will be familiar with Sofia Coppola’s movie ‘Lost in Translation.’ Set in Tokyo ,
the film’s main characters, played by Bill Murray and Scarlett
Johansson, strike up a ...
Famous with the backpacker set since the mid-1980s, the monthly Full Moon Party held on the island of Koh Phangan in Thailand
is the stuff of legend. Begun by an impromptu group of less than 50 ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, January 2013
For some of the best diving in the region, head on over to Phuket to explore the pristine waters of the Andaman Sea. Located in the Indian Ocean, the mighty Andaman extends all the way from Myanmar ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012
The sheer scope of demand for new places to party in Singapore is driving entrepreneurs into numerous parts of the city, but the entertainments on offer at Clarke Quay is well established and ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
It’s Sunday in Japan and Harajuku (in central Tokyo )
is the place to be. In a small area just outside Harajuku station and
Yoyogi Park a crowd of eccentrically dressed young Japanese is ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2011
The Tokyo Game Show
is one of the world’s biggest video game exhibitions. A highlight on
every avid gamer and developers calendar, the show offers the chance for
technology giants such as Sony, ...
Every winter since the 1980, the frigid city of Harbin in northern China has hosted one of the world’s most visually stunning holiday displays, the Harbin Ice Festival. A far cry from the ice swans ...
As with India’s other major metropolises, Mumbai is often swarming with traffic and moving around can be a lengthy if not a tedious process. The good news is that there are several modes of ...
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