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15 Awesome Things to Do in Tokyo

There is no city in the world like Tokyo. The lights, smells, colors, and sounds of the capital of Japan are anything but subdued. And with a population of over 9 million inhabitants and 20 million visitors a year, of course there are many intriguing things to do and experience here. It's a city …

The 14 Hottest New Restaurants in Tokyo

Where to find perfectly grilled yakitori, ace ramen, and classic French bistro fare<p>Here now, Eater returns to <b>Tokyo, Japan</b>, to focus on 14 newish restaurants that have been garnering some serious buzz. Once again, <i>Japan Times</i> food writer and prolific Instagrammer Robbie Swinnerton has kindly offered …

Come to Kyoto for the Sake, Stay for the Gin

A rising gin-distilling scene in Japan's former Imperial capital is making us thirsty.<p>Kyoto is a city that’s easy to visualize, a capsule of Japanese history: dozens of ornate temples in quiet gardens, winding streets lit by paper lanterns, the occasional lingering geisha dressed in a kimono and …

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In pictures: Kyoto by the Sea

<b>THE COASTAL AREA of Kyoto Prefecture is often overlooked, but there are actually plenty of popular travel spots.</b>In fact, Kyoto by the Sea has …

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You Can Buy the Same Glassware Used at One of Tokyo’s Most Legendary Cocktail Bars

Named one of Asia’s 50 Best Bars just a couple months ago, Bar Gen Yamamoto is one of most unique and lauded cocktail bars in Japan. Owned and …

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Postcard: Japan’s Okunoin Cemetery

The Ichinohashi Bridge marks the entrance to Japan’s Okunoin Cemetery, one of Japan’s most sacred sites. Nick from Spiritual Travels visited Koyasan …

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Why Gyms Should Be Worried

At-home fitness is coming for their clients, directly where they already live and for a lot cheaper.<p>Is there a gympocalypse in the works akin to the one happening in retail? Perhaps that’s a little dramatic, but what’s clear is that more players than ever, from Peloton to ClassPass, are causing …

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Tokyo Orientation - 12 Neighborhoods & Areas You’ll Want to Wander Around

Tokyo is a giant city, so for many tourists it might be a little bit hard to take it all in! When visiting Tokyo the best way to think about it is as …

The best restaurants in Bangkok

THE MUST-TRY DISH<p>Leaving Bangkok without eating at least one pad thai would be a crime, so make a pit stop at Thip Samai, widely considered one of …

Triathlon for Beginners: 3 Steps to Your Personal Training Plan

Swimming, cycling and running: Find out how to create your own triathlon training plan in three steps!Der Beitrag "Triathlon for Beginners: 3 Steps …

12 things I wish I knew before visiting Paris

Paris draws over 80 million visitors every year. In order to be able to enjoy and experience Paris to the fullest, without becoming overwhelmed by …

The Weak Runner's Guide to Starting Triathlon

If you are an athlete thinking about triathlon but the thought of the run portion makes your stomach turn (or you know it’s the area where you need …

Cycling in Taiwan: Best Routes and Travel Tips - Love & Road

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The VeloNews Training Plan, part 2: Building your plan

The VeloNews Plan is the best, most comprehensive training guide we’ve ever published. This is part 2 of the series.Read the full article at The …

Koh Chang to Koh Kood: island-hopping around eastern Thailand

The island of Koh Chang and its satellites – which include Koh Mak and Koh Kood – are the eastern-most islands in Thailand and, while they can’t really be referred to as undiscovered, they do lack the brand-name recognition of Phuket. The contrast with their better-known cousin is obvious: outside …

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8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

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Topas Ecolodge

Perched on a hilltop in Hoang Lien National Park, the Topas Ecolodge is a serene way to experience North Vietnam. Accommodations come in the form of …

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

10 of the best Michelin-rated restaurants in Bangkok

With the publication in December 2017 of the first Michelin guide to the Thai capital, Bangkok’s culinary scene – already known for its street food – has acquired its <i>lettres de noblesse</i>. At the same time, the City of Angels earns the title of the most affordable Red Guide city in the world. A lunch …

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ClassPass Is the Latest Fitness Player to Livestream Workouts

ClassPass, the startup that allows customers to choose a la carte classes from fitness studios in their city, is adding an option for those who never …

Tokyo in autumn: the best things to see and do

From seasonal sights and arts events to traditional festivals and tech expos, there is a lot happening in Tokyo from late September through to December – making the autumn months a great time to visit.<p><b>See the leaves change</b><p>Tokyo’s parks and gardens are a treat any time of year but especially when …

11 free things to do in Thailand's capital Bangkok

One reason for the Thai capital's popularity, besides its gorgeous religious buildings and proximity to pristine beaches, is how budget friendly it is – if you eat like a local and avoid túk-túks you can save major baht.<p>And if you're really counting the pennies, Bangkok has a whole host of sights …

This Startup is Going to Kill Information Overload in a Fantastically Unique Way (and I'm Obsessed)

Content consumption will forever be changed as we know it -- for good.<p>The Internet is ripe with content -- no surprise there, but it's not always easy to find exactly what you need (and want). As a result, we comfortably fall into the news aggregator abyss which results in endless scrolling based …

I Read More Than 20 Instagram Studies so You Don’t Have to. Here’s What I Found.

At Buffer, we’re big fans of using data and research to guide our social media strategy. So when it came to finding the best Instagram strategy, I …

8 Tips That Will Make Your Japan Trip Easier

Traveling to a foreign country can be distressing in many ways: language barriers, geographical unfamiliarity, and trying to spend wisely are just some of the concerns that arise. Even when a destination is popular and well-traversed by tourists, it can still be hard to discover the best tips and …

How to Network on Social Media and Massively Grow Your Brand

Quit wasting your time on outdated networking tactics. Here's how to network on social media and massively grow your brand.<p>Let's face it. As an entrepreneur or small business owner, networking isn't always at the top of the to-do list. Between meetings, calls, and other daily essentials, it can …

Is world's prettiest Starbucks in Kyoto?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tatami mats, silk cushions, a Japanese garden...Starbucks' new Kyoto coffeehouse has swapped the usual glass-and-metal facades for a renovated 100-year-old wooden Japanese townhouse.<p>Opened on June 30 in Higashiyama -- one of the city's best-preserved historic districts -- the cafe feels …

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The Simple Facebook Posting Strategy That Helped us 3x Our Reach and Engagement

<i>Quick note: This post was written in May 2017 and updated in March 2018. The tips and strategies listed below continue to work for us despite the</i> …

The 11 Dreamiest Airbnbs for a Romantic Getaway

Fluffy white robes and room service are great and all—but wouldn’t it be nice to stay somewhere a bit more...special? Like a cabin with a private …