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The best Japanese restaurants in Singapore

Japanese food is hands-down the most popular cuisine in Singapore, and there are no lack of options. Here are our top picks for when you really wanna …

Japan

How to get a job and move to Japan

If you’ve ever dreamed of living in Japan but have that pesky little issue of not being a citizen, all hope is not lost. As someone who went through …

Employment

Japan’s high street for the elderly

Tokyo’s Jizo Street Shopping District is home to more than 200 shops for Japan’s aging population.<p><i>Join more than three million BBC Travel fans by liking us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, or follow us on</i> <i>Twitter</i> <i>and</i> <i>Instagram</i><i>.</i><p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <i>sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter</i> <i>called "If You Only</i> …

Japan

Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch’s Design Trip to Tokyo

Japan

5 Japanese Hot Spring Baths to Put on Your Bucket List

With Tokyo Fashion Week coming to a close, there is much to see and do outside of the collections—from the gardens to the shrines and the obligatory (and adorable) stationery store romps. However, few visitors know that across the volcanically active country lie thousands of natural hot springs …

Japan

Anthony Bourdain's Top 5 Things To Do in His Favorite City

'I'm endlessly fascinated.'<p>It’s no secret, Tokyo is one of Anthony Bourdain’s favorite cities. “I’m endlessly fascinated,” he says. “I’ve been many …

Japan

How to get food in Japan without knowing how to speak Japanese

This is a fun video introduction to feeding yourself in Japan, even if you don't know Japanese. Really, it's pretty easy to get food in Japan if …

Japan

Former Salon Client Gives Home Color Flying Colors

Kayla had to cool her heels every time she went for her hair coloring appointment, while her colorist gossiped away with other clients.<p>Frustrated by …

The 9 Best Cruise Lines in the World — Find Out Which One Is Best For You

If you're thinking about going on a cruise, you have a lot of options to choose from! There are so many different cruise lines that can fulfill your specific preferences. We have broken down all of the popular options so that you can decide which one is best for you. Check them out and plan your …

Cruise Ships

An Eater's Guide to Dining in Las Vegas

Las Vegas started as a cowboy town. When the Hoover Dam was built, it became a gambling destination. Not long after, the general tourist crowds followed. The dining scene too has grown from afterthought coffee shops and buffets to celebrity chef-helmed meccas and so-called "Gourmet Rooms" galore. …

Las Vegas

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Long-Term Travel Burnout

<i>PHOTO: If you do enter the stage where you’re starting to feel exhausted and need some time to relax, don’t push yourself to keep traveling onward.</i> …

Burnout

20 Tourist Scams to Watch Out for When Abroad

When traveling abroad, it's not uncommon to get caught in a scammer's game — even if you consider yourself to be a relatively savvy traveler. …

These 28 Travel Beauty Items Are the Only Ones You Need to Pack

Packing for a long weekend is one of the most stressful tasks a beauty junkie can endure. Editing down your favorite goods (do you really need a dry shampoo and a texture spray?) can be daunting and take hours if you're not prepared. You also may be confused about what to splurge on (skin care!) …

10 Must-Know Tips For Finding Your Perfect Airbnb

Searching for a place to rent on Airbnb shouldn't be a pain — it should be fun. You're booking a vacation! (Or at least a night away from home.) …

Everything You Need to Pack the Perfect Carry-On

When it comes to airline travel, luggage space is a luxury. Theoretically, it should be easy to fit everything you need for a weekend away in a …

This Packing Hack Lets You Avoid Paying Airline Baggage Fees

All you need are hair ties and some Ziploc bags.<p>I've got six weddings on the schedule this year, which means 2016 is going to be tight financially with all the bachelorette parties, wedding gifts, shower gifts, dresses — you get it. So, when I was booking a flight for my best friend's bachelorette …

Swimwear

What It’s Really Like to Grow Up Poor

My family doesn’t come from a lot of money. And I don’t say that as someone who actually <i>does</i> and who is just trying to be humble. Free summer lunches, ramen noodles (hello, 5/$1) and hand-me-downs were a part of my daily reality.<p>That being said, I never <i>truly</i> struggled. I know because I had friends …

Human Geography

25 Reasons Not to Have Sex Every Night -- Or Much at All for Crying Out Loud

There was an article in The Huffington Post this summer about why I should have sex with my husband every night that made me roll my eyes out of my head. Like, I think I sprained something.<p>Power to that woman and her husband. But gobsdangit, she just convinced about 8 million husbands that they …

George Michael

10 Tips for Traveling Light (And Looking Like You Didn't)

At Vayable, we're huge fans of the benefits of carry-on -- no extra luggage fees, no losing luggage and greater flexibility for last-minute changes in plans. And as carry-on devotees, we've mastered the art of traveling light, without compromising on the essentials that provide us an ideal …

Clothing

Top 20 U.S. Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Too many hotels to choose from? Andrew Harper rounds up the best luxury, small hotels in America.

An iPad Dog-Whisperer (And Other Crazy Pet Apps)

If you’ve ever said the mobile phone is man’s new best friend … who <i>are</i> you? No, really. You’ve replaced a drooling fluffernut that barks (or mews) …

Apps