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This first-hand experience in Tohoku rev...

This Q&A with Gene Miyake, Managing Director of NON-STOP Travel, sheds light on Japan’s Tohoku region, a natural wonderland where contemporary tourism highlights blend with ancient rituals and ultimate relaxation. . We heard that you participated in the Tohoku Familiarization Trip from the Japan National Tourist Board. How was it? My last FAM Trip was […]

Reminder to apply for your new South Kor...

In the fall of 2021 (when it was still nearly impossible for most people to visit) South Korea has introduced an electronic travel authorization that most travelers are now required to request. With Korea reopening in a few weeks, we would like to remind our readers planning to visit that it is now a mandatory […]

Do you like oriental cuisine? Here are ...

If you want to go beyond the infamous Veg Manchurian, foodie and travel enthusiast Rupali Dean has the list you need. Whether you love your traditional oriental cuisine or want to give your palate something more exciting to try, this curated list of the best is worth keeping handy. Get those chopsticks ready! Chang Palace, […]

Klook always wins friends and influences...

Home is where the action is for the booking platform It was during an all-night brainstorming session while preparing a presentation for WIT Japan in 2015 that Eric Gnock Fah, COO and co-founder of Klook, went local. Refining the presentation that won the judges’ praise – and the Start-up of the Year award – the […]

Asia Travel Developments Revealed at WiT...

Yeoh Siew Hoon I was supposed to start 2022 with a trip to Tokyo and maybe combine that with a ski trip to Hokkaido, but hey, you all know what happened: a certain Greek visitor named omicron came over and overturned the cart from travel for everyone. And again, it seemed like we were all […]

what you need to travel outside Japan

If you’re planning a trip outside of Japan this holiday season, you probably know you’ll need more than just a plane ticket and a hotel reservation – the pandemic always makes international travel difficult, so is the least we can say. Even if you’re not going abroad for vacation, it’s good to keep up to […]