David Leong

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How to Use a Wide-Angle Lens

Wide-angle lenses are among the most difficult lenses to use in photography and videography. The wider you go, the more difficult they become to …

Landscape Photography

7 lesser-known Parisian architectural wonders you can check out for free

There are a ton of things to see in Paris, but many of them involve standing in line for a couple of hours and spending some cash. If you don’t want …

France

Best things to see and do on a family holiday in Croatia's beautiful Istria

When my wife Lynne and I looked at our Croatian destination on a map we both had exactly the same thought: Ooh, that looks quite close to Venice. …

European Travel

Tsunoshima Bridge: Drive across the Turquoise Blue Ocean

<b>Tsunoshima bridge (角島大橋)</b> is located in Shimonoseki city, Yamaguchi prefecture, connecting a mainland and a small island called <b>Tsunoshima</b>. The 1,780 m …

Japan

Motonosumi Inari Shrine

Genre : Shrines & Temples<p>Area : Yuya & Heki<p>Motonosumi Inari Shrine was selected by CNN Travel as one of the "31 Most Beautiful Places in Japan." The …

Japan

The Best Niagara Falls Travel Tips From Our Readers

This week on Hack Your City, we got your travel advice on Superman’s favorite vacation spot, Niagara Falls. We’ve highlighted dozens of great tips in …

Ice Cream

The world’s oldest hotel is in Japan and still open for business

<b>Japan</b> is usually on our radar for all things amazing and off-the-charts — be it for its technological innovations (think fully functional robots), …

Japan

Five reasons to visit Iwate on your Japan trip

A beautiful natural landscape from mountains to dramatic coast, a traditional craft-making culture, and regional food specialities that include a noodle challenge are just a few reasons to detour north and explore Iwate Prefecture as part of a Japan itinerary.<p>What's more, travellers who do make the …

Japan

Vilnius city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Lithuanian capital

Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital, is a gem of boutique vintage shops, pocket-sized microbreweries and an historic Old Town characterised by …

European Travel

A City that Surpasses Everyone’s High Expectations – Kyoto, Japan

Do you ever go on a trip around the world with such high expectations that you fear the intending destination may not live up to the standard that …

Japan

Walking under the ocean between two of Japan's main islands via the Kanmon Pedestrian Tunnel

If you want <b>an unforgettable way to go between Kyushu and Honshu</b>, look no further.<p><b>Kyushu</b> is an island full of interesting sights from historic castles …

Japan

Walk this way: Following footsteps of the faithful on mystical pilgrimage in Japan

A thin layer of moss coated Buddha’s face with green, and time had worn his little head into a featureless globe.<p>“How old is this little shrine?” I asked Tetsuo Nakahara, my guide through the dense forests of the Kii Peninsula.<p>“Same as the others,” Tetsuo answered, barely slowing his pace as we …

Japan

11 Luxury Villas in Positano with Stunning Views

A postcard of a town along Campania’s astonishing Amalfi Coast, Positano is the embodiment of Italian chic. Its pastel-hued houses cascade down sheer …

Italy

The best times, places to go fruit picking in Japan

<b>JAPAN IS HOME to many fruit farms and orchards as fruits are a popular treat in the country.</b>In fact, the country’s homegrown fruits are so delicious …

Japan

5 Places to Visit If You Only Have 1 Day in Osaka, Japan

Osaka is one of the busiest cities in Japan and is perhaps most well known for its metropolitan landscape, towering Osaka Castle and street food. …

Japan

2018 Guide to Fireworks Festivals in Japan!

Omagari Fireworks (Akita)<p>Fireworks festival held at Omagari is recognized as one of the major fireworks festivals in Japan! It is enjoyed as …

Festivals

A local’s guide to Copenhagen: 10 top tips

There’s no better way to explore the hidden treasures of Copenhagen than on a bike. Rent one and discover all kinds of small wonders that aren’t in the guidebooks. In particular, Nørrebro and Vesterbro are great areas to explore by bike, because of their many small streets. It is an easy way to get …

European Travel

Vis island, Croatia: how can I resist your Mamma Mia charms?

Despite its low-key vibe, Vis has enough sights to avoid beach-centred boredom<p>Croatia can feel like an actor that, despite talent and charisma, never quite makes it to mega-stardom. If it’s the case of needing the right role then <i>Mamma Mia 2</i>, due out next week, might just do the trick for Vis, an …

European Travel

The Best Things to Do in Vietnam

Save Place<p>Words can do little justice to the scenery that awaits travelers to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Hundreds of forested …

Vietnam

A Ship with Summer Inside: Experiencing the Tokyo Bay Night Cruise

It’s the opening night of Tokyo’s most popular (and boozy) evening boat cruise, back again this July for a three-month run of all-you-can-drink beer, …

Japan

A guide to accommodation options in Japan

When it comes to accommodation in Japan, there’s a lot to choose from. It can get confusing especially for those travelling there for the first time. …

Japan

Kotor cruise port guide

Why go?<p>Sailing into Kotor, at the end of a fjord-like series of bays, is always an event. But the little medieval town at the end is no anti-climax. This walled jewel in Montenegro, likened to a mini Dubrovnik in neighbouring Croatia, is filled with characterful old stone buildings and camera-ready …

European Travel

Arashiyama in Kyoto – A different kind of Paradise - Japan

Arashiyama in Kyoto is a different kind of paradise that needs to be seen to be believed.<p>It’s Kyoto’s most stunning tourist attraction and while it …

Japan

Rules For Eating And Drinking In Japan

Visting Japan? Or perhaps you already live in the country. Here are some handy rules to follow for eating and drinking protocol.<p>Generally, Japanese …

Japan

Traveling Photographer's Guide: Hawaii

*Imagine visiting a place where you could photograph untouched snow-capped mountains and only a few hours later capture a sunset over a black sandy …

Landscape Photography

5 less-frequented island destinations in Japan that you just can’t miss

I’m sure you’ve heard of sakura<i>,</i> the delicate pink Japanese cherry blossom which attracts swarms of tourists during the months of March and April …

Japan

10 things to do in Bergen

Despite housing just 280,000 or so inhabitants, Bergen is officially Norway’s second city – but instead of a bustling metropolis, visitors can expect …

European Travel

One Day in Helsinki, Finland

Table of Contents<p>No Time For A Full Vacation in Helsinki? Go For a Day Trip!<p>How Do You Manage a One Day Trip to Helsinki?<p>The Ferry Link Between …

European Travel

Want Exotic? Head to the North of Vietnam

Amongst the many South East Asian countries that have taken the new-age traveller by surprise, Vietnam stands at the top of the list. While this …

Vietnam

Helsinki in one day - a guide

Guides<p>Got just one day to visit Helsinki and you don’t know what to do? Is it a sunny summer day? Do you like to walk? If you answered yes to all …

European Travel