Mike Palmer

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My Favorite Places To Visit in Kyoto During Summer

One of the most annoying parts about visiting Japan is that a lot of the traditional temples and shrines you would think are ideal for golden hour …

Japan

3 Ways to Go from Narita Airport to Tokyo

<b>By Japan Railways (JR) Train:</b><p>JR Narita Express (NEX) trains runs to the JR Tokyo Station from the airport in about one hour and also connect to …

Japan

Japan Travel: The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is a city like no other, home to the weird and wonderful, the hectic and the tranquil, the ancient and the modern. …

Wander through Japan’s Historic Capital with our Travel Guide to Kyoto

In Kyoto, you’re surrounded by history at every turn. The city served as the nation’s capital and Imperial residence from 794 to 1868 and is now …

How to Spend 7 Days Japan That Will Leave You Utterly Inspired

Looking for the ultimate Japan itinerary? We’ve mapped out a seven-day schedule that takes you from Tokyo’s neon-lit streets to Kyoto’s …

The Perfect Walking Guide to Rome, Italy

All roads lead to Rome, the saying goes, but which path should you take once you find yourself in the Eternal City? The historic center of Rome is …

Italy

How to spend your first 24 hours in Kyoto, Japan

Winning 'Top City' in our Reader Travel Awards 2017, Kyoto's array of ancient sites is no secret. From temples to cherry blossom-lined Philosopher's …

A new light on Rome: the dazzling show bringing ancient Rome back to life this summer

Rome’s ongoing heatwave may feel near intolerable when confronting the city’s ancient centre and its morass of sweating tourists, but the high likelihood of clear, dry skies and toasty night-time temperatures does at least mean the coming weeks make the perfect time to rediscover the Roman Forum. …

Italy

There's a Hidden Nude Beach in Italy — and It Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

Nestled among the picturesque cliffs of Cinque Terre in Italy is a secret slice of paradise virtually devoid of sweaty tourists holding selfie sticks …

Kawagoe: 'Most Japanese' destination of all?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tight streets lined with gabled buildings and tiled roofs -- it's an image many visitors, particularly those of an older, pre-Pokemon vintage, hope to find when they come to Japan for the first time. Sadly, with most Japanese cities having the architectural appeal of a pile of gray …

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.

6 must-see places when you're in Japan

<b>(CNN) —</b> Visitors to Japan have so many sights to see and things to do. It's impossible to fit them all in one trip.<p>But if you want to see some of the most essential places there, make like a local and head straight for these "pure Japan" spots:<p>1. Ancient Kyoto<p><b>Why:</b> Let's face it -- most travelers …

Japan's Top 15 Attractions Picked By International Tourists

Wondering what to see in Japan? You might want to listen to the advice of your fellow travelers.<p>Website <i>Trip Advisor</i> has this year’s most popular …

Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

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A First Timer's Guide to Florence, Italy

Ciao bellas! Welcome to Italia and the famed city of Renaissance. The gorgeous Tuscan capital of Florence is renowned for its ornate churches, …

The Top 5 Best Things To See In Rome

Related: Rome, Top Five Best<p>Whenever I visit the Eternal City of Rome and ponder the top 5 best things to see in Rome, I always find myself coming …

Travel in Tanzania: Reflections of a Serengeti Safari

In 2016, I finally stepped foot in Africa, a continent that has long ignited my imagination. And although my Tanzania trip didn’t go off as planned, …

6 Ridiculously Italian Things You Need To Do At Least Once

Oh, Italy — the birthplace of delicious, guilt-inducing carbs and sculpted naked statues. You simply can’t visit the boot-shaped country without …

Top 5 Things To Do In The Valleys & Coastlines Of Liguria, Italy

Related: Top Five Best<p>I love visiting Italy and bringing you new things to do and see while you’re here so I have put together my top 5 best things …

Step Aside Florence and Rome—Head to Bologna for the Ultimate Italian Foodie Tour

Avant-garde culture, fascinating architecture, incredible food…and few tourists? This is Bologna, the capital city of the Northeastern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. Perhaps you’ve focused on major Italian heavy-hitters like Venice, Rome, and Florence, but Bologna is one of Italy’s best-kept …

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Discover Authentic Italy With Renate Villas

A trip to Italy can bring you beautiful historic cities where art and ancient ruins compete for your attention, amazing lakes, beaches, mountains, …

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Tuscany

<b>The seven Tuscan UNESCO World Heritage Sites</b><p><b>Ponte Vecchio in Florence – Photo Credits: John Bauder</b><p><b>Historical Center of Florence (1982).</b> The birth …

2017 Michelin starred restaurants in Tuscany

FOOD + WINE<p>2017 Michelin starred restaurants in Tuscany<p>1 three-star, 4 two-star and 29 one-star restaurants<p>Helen Farrell<p>November 16, 2016 - 18:48<p>share<p>…

5 of the most beautiful, underrated towns in Tuscany

By Rosario Gorgone on Nov 07, 2016 in Europe, Italy, Regions, Western Europe<p>There’s so much more to Tuscany than Florence and Siena – stunning cities …

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How to travel in Tuscany by train

Traveling in <b>Tuscany by train</b> is definitely a good way to discover the beauties of our region. If you are scared about driving a car along the roads …

Italy

The best budget hotels in Florence

An insider's guide to the top budget hotels in Florence, including the best for frescoed interiors, rooftop bars, individually decorated bedrooms and informal vibes, in central locations near Piazza San Marco, the Duomo, Piazza Santa Croce and the Artemio Franchi stadium.<p>Antica Dimora …