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Which are the best Islands to visit in Greece?

<i>Hey Ecophiles, m</i><i>y boyfriend and I planning our first trip to Greece. But there are so many incredible islands to choose from – which are the best</i> …

European Travel

Incredible Animal Sculptures Made Out of Rice Straw for the 2017 Wara Art Festival in Northern Japan

Every year for the past ten years, students from Musashino Art University and local artists in the Niigata prefecture in Northern Japan build …

A Guide to Japan's Top Spa Destinations

Our things-we-love-about-Japan list is long and far-ranging. It includes the culture, architecture, and scenery, <i>and</i> the high-tech toilets, cat cafes, …

10 Super Useful Code Generators for Web Designers

Code generators can be a web designer’s best friend for a couple of reasons. For one, they can often help you learn new techniques or brush up on …

Web Design

The 9 Best Places to Visit Outside Bangkok

Many of the best places to visit near Bangkok are within 4-5 hours of the city. Although technically, you could get there and back with an early …

Where to Stay in Every Tokyo Neighborhood

The Best Hotels in Tokyo<p>From luxurious towers within Tokyo's most iconic — and frenetic — districts to Japanese-style <i>ryokan</i> rooms in quiet …

The Ultimate Japan Bucket List: 50 Things to do in Japan

Looking for things to do in Japan? I've compiled the ultimate Japan bucket list full of adventures, cultural experiences, and must-see sights.

Japan

Python Programming Tutorials

Programming for Finance Part 2 - Creating an automated trading strategy<p>Algorithmic trading with Python Tutorial<p>We're going to create a Simple Moving …

The best email newsletters every web designer should follow in 2017

A savvy web designer like yourself probably enjoys keeping up with the latest news in the industry, right? But let’s face it – when you’re stuck on a …

10 Amazing Asian Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

Your dream trip is cheaper than you think<p>Looking for a budget-friendly vacation with a big wow factor? Head to Asia.<p>This is one of the best regions …

A Proposed Japanese Theme Park Combines Spas and Rides to Create a ‘Spamusement Park’

Mayor Yasuhiro Nagano of Beppu, Japan has promised to build a spa-themed amusement (or “spamusement park”) after a promotional video showing such a …

Abandoned coastal house revamped into high-tech modern home

An indoor-outdoor dream<p>Over in Alella, Spain, a picturesque coastal Spanish village just outside of Barcelona, local firm 08023 recently completed a striking modern home from the bones of an abandoned house on site. Spreading over 5,000 square feet, the reimagined residence shows off dramatic …

The pink glow of these Tokyo streets are like scenes from a stunning anime film

Transport yourself to a <b>bustling, real-life anime world</b> with this breathtaking photo collection.<p>Tokyo is always a fascinating place to visit at any …

Prefab energy-smart home pops up in just one day

A beautiful home in the heart of Princeton, New Jersey took as little as 24 hours to pop up on site. Local architect Marina Rubina completed the …

Design

25 Japanese foods we love -- from miso to tempura | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Japan is often called a "Galapagos" when it comes to technology, as the country's cultural isolation tends to produce innovations found nowhere else in the world. The same can be said about its food.<p>Japan is a culinary wonderland thanks to its unique heritage, a national obsession with …

10 Historic, Must-Visit Towns and Districts in Japan

10 Historic, Must-Visit Towns and Districts in Japan<p>Updated on July 28, 2016<p>Japan, known for its colorful culture and long history, has managed to …

The world's most adventurous luxury honeymoon destinations

Whether you plan to sunbathe on a white sand beach or embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, Telegraph Travel’s series will help you find the perfect honeymoon resort.<p>The final video in our series looks at luxurious honeymoon destinations for adventure seekers – featuring options in Finland, …

This Tokyo steakhouse is one of the best, but you'll have to eat while standing

Few things are as rightfully cocky as a steak. The partner in crime to an intense Bordeaux, necessitating a sharp steel blade, and best dressed in a classy combo of simple salt and pepper—a rare steak is basically the Paul Newman of the food world.<p>But I can never seem to give one over to an actual …

Steakhouse

Learn How to Create Proper Shadows in Photoshop

If you ever do any sort of composite work, chances are that you'll need to add shadows. They're one of the biggest aspects of making a composite …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

Exploring Greece, the Land of Mythology, with Kids

<i>Koutsoupia - Siviri hiking trail at Sani Resort (Courtesy Sani Resort)</i><p>Visit a land where mythology, fun and sunshine combine to create a fascinating family-friendly vacation. Glorious beaches, fascinating places to visit and a wide choice of family friendly hotels and resorts in Greece make the …

Japan’s Top 5 Resort Hotels | All About Japan

Umi no Bettei Furukawa, in the historic Shiraoi district of Hokkaido, is a seaside resort hotel with a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. Overlooking …

4D3N Tokyo Itinerary - 24 Tips on What To See and What to Eat

Tokyo is our favourite Japanese city. The first-world metropolis is home to the world’s best restaurants, age-old traditional eateries, swankiest …

Massive Studio Ghibli Exhibition Opens Tomorrow In Tokyo

A major Studio Ghibli exhibition opens to the public in the Roppongi Hills skyscraper tomorrow. The show, titled “Ghibli Expo: From <i>Nausicaä</i> to Its …

Anime

5 Emerging Apps That Are Making Travel Easier (and Cheaper)

If you're planning to travel this summer, there are a host of smartphone applications that can make your trip less stressful.<p>While you're probably …

Fox Village In Japan Is Probably The Cutest Place On Earth

Apparently, Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny island and cat island, but there’s also …

11 Japanese customs that are shocking to foreign travellers

Japan has a unique culture that has a very strict code of etiquette.<p>There are specific ways to eat noodles, good practices for accepting gifts, and …