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Author - Jessica Esa

Ine Kyoto Sea

Explore the Funayas of Ine: A New Side to Kyoto, Japan

When we picture Kyoto, the first thing that jumps to mind are the shrines, bamboo forests, and geisha. It’s hard to believe that a couple of hours outside of the city proper will take you to landscapes to so vastly different, where people live a traditional lifestyle far away from the modern aspects of Japan we know of, or the highly polished tourist trail that we...

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Jimbocho: Tokyo’s Book Town Video + Guide

If you’re a fan of books and travel then look no further. Jimbocho (神田古書店街), in Tokyo is a book lovers paradise with plenty of book stores to choose from that serve both Japanese and English readers. You’ll also find lots of art shops, vintage shops, and wonderful restaurants. How to get there: You can find Jimbocho at Jimbocho subway station | Kudanshita...

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10 Easy Day Trips from Taipei (And How to Get There)

Taipei is a fantastic city, and one that deserves to be explored to its fullest. Part of the beauty of Taipei is its proximity to a range of other amazing locations that will suit every kind of traveller. The easiest way to get to Taipei is by flying in to Taipei Songshan Airport (you can easily access the rest of the city by subway or bus) or by high-speed rail from...