Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto Japan 4

Everything You Need to Know about Visiting the 7 Must-See Shrines and Temples in Kyoto, Japan

In an ancient city with more than 2,000 temples and shrines, how can you decide which of Kyoto Japan’s Shinto and Buddhist sights you should visit? The neighborhoods surrounding Kyoto is where you’ll find the 7 Must-See Shrines and Temples in Kyoto surrounded by peaceful, spiritual oases of natural scenery. Preparing for a visit to one of Kyoto’s shrines and temples can be intimidating but this guide details everything you need to know about shrines and temples in Kyoto, Japan.

Food Flatlat Yangon Myanmar

Why Myanmar is the Next Major Culinary Destination in Asia

The cuisine of Myanmar is not very well known outside of Southeast Asia, which is a shame because it is incredibly delicious and diverse! Pulling ingredients and influences from India, China and Thailand, Myanmar is a beautiful blend of cuisines creating something entirely unique. I think this should be the next major destination for culinary tourism! These are the 6 best dishes to try in Myanmar to get to know Myanmar cuisine.

Guilin Twin Pagodas China

Sample Itinerary for 2 Weeks in China

China is a massive country and you could spend half a lifetime exploring this nation, but I created this 2 week itinerary to be a starting point for traveling in China, ideal for first time visitors looking to hit a few of the major highlights. There are plenty of places In China that are left off of this list (sorry Chengdu!), but hopefully this will give you a good idea of how to structure your 2 weeks in China as a first time traveler.

Temple of Heaven Beijing China

3 Days in Beijing: A Comprehensive Itinerary and Travel Guide for China’s Capital City

No first-time visit to China would be complete without a stop in Beijing, because it is full of important and iconic sights—the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, etc. Beijing is a natural place to start a longer itinerary in China and there is enough to do and see in Beijing to fill more than a week of travel time, but I would recommend starting with this 3 day itinerary in Beijing China in order to hit all the major highlights.

Kobe Beef Restaurant Japan

10 Japanese Foods to Eat While Traveling in Japan

Japan is one of the best destinations in the world for foodies, but for many people, their understanding of Japanese cuisine is limited to two dishes – ramen and sushi. However Japanese cuisine is diverse and regional with a lot more diverse dishes to choose from around Japan. I was surprised to learn about countless Japanese dishes that are not widely available in the US. There were a lot of things I had never tasted before! Here are my 10 favorite foods I ate while traveling in Japan – and why you should try them too!

Chinese New Year 2019

How to Travel as a Foreigner in China During the Chinese New Year

Chinese Lunar New Year is the biggest holiday of the year in China — it is basically like Christmas and Thanksgiving rolled into one big celebration! Traveling to China during holidays is a great way to get to know a country’s culture through a unique perspective, and I am here to share all my reflections and advice for traveling as a foreigners in China during the Chinese Lunar New Year!

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