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The Roppongi Revolution: View all you want, shop ‘til you drop

The Roppongi Revolution: View all you want, shop ‘til you drop

The Roppongi Revolution: View all you want, shop ‘til you drop Photography | Sylvia Le Dung No longer is Roppongi merely renowned for its night life. The last ten years might as well be known as the “Roppongi Revolution.” What else can better describe the complete transformation of the local daytime economy? April 2003 saw(…)

Travel Guide to Kerala, India

Travel Guide to Kerala, India

About Kerala  The southern Indian state of Kerala is located on a narrow strip of land between the Arabian Sea and the hills of the Western Ghats. Kerala, which is crisscrossed by 44 rivers and countless waterways, is renowned for its lush, verdant landscape which features miles of coconut groves, leafy tea and spice plantations,(…)

Family Fun amid Blue Lights of Yokohama

Family Fun amid Blue Lights of Yokohama

Family Fun amid Blue Lights of Yokohama Even the people who live there claim there is something special about Yokohama, the bayside city with seemingly something for everyone. Whether you like soccer, music, shopping, fine dining or simply having fun, the historic port of Yokohama can cater to your needs with panache. Contrary to popular(…)

Travel Guide to Sydney, Australia

Travel Guide to Sydney, Australia

About Sydney The port city of Sydney is considered one of the world’s top holiday destinations. The oldest city in Australia, Sydney was also the site of the first British colony on the continent and is the financial and economic epicenter of the country. Prominent financial institutions like The Australian Securities Exchange and the Reserve(…)

Top 10 Rail Journeys in Asia

Top 10 Rail Journeys in Asia

Top 10 Rail Journeys in Asia Asia is a region where slow travel really takes on a new dimension and only the train will do. The journey itself becomes the destination and there are some memorable experiences to be had riding the rails. Even on the grand luxury rail tours of India for example, that(…)

Travel Guide to Bagan, Myanmar

Travel Guide to Bagan, Myanmar

About Bagan The ancient city, Bagan is believed to have been founded in AD 849 by the Burmese as the capital of their empire. Bagan in recent times, has come to be known as a ‘must-visit’ destination in Burma. This is largely due to the fact that the town encloses a large archaeological zone, which extends(…)

Travel Guide to Kyoto, Japan

Travel Guide to Kyoto, Japan

About Kyoto The city of Kyoto, located in the central part of the Japanese island of Honshu is a destination of much historical significance. Kyoto in fact served as the Imperial capital of Japan from 794 to 1868 and today this busy, bustling, rather industrial city is the capital of the Kyoto Prefecture and forms(…)

Travel Guide to Bhutan

Travel Guide to Bhutan

Bhutan is a fascinating Buddhist kingdom situated high in the Himalayan peaks between India and China. The origins of Bhutan can be traced to the 7th century, when records indicate that Guru Rinpoche brought Mahayana Buddhism from Tibet to this remote kingdom. Bhutan was then, for centuries, cut off from the rest of the world(…)