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Water of life: a whiskey tour of Ireland

Move over Scotch, Irish whiskey is re-emerging from the doldrums as one of the fastest growing spirits in the world. While the 20th century heralded the end of whiskey’s golden age, a modern audience is now enjoying the bespoke flavours offered by boutique brands. New distilleries are welcoming …

Whiskey

The ryokan: the ancient Japanese inn that is the next big Airbnb thing

Hundreds of years ago, they were a place for Japan’s nomadic samurai to rest their limbs and reflect. But these days, the ryokan – a traditional, family-run Japanese inn that is usually close to a hot spring – seems to be the buzzword on trendy travellers’ lips. Many of them feature modern spins …

Japan

IBM scientists have captured 330TB of uncompressed data into a tiny cartridge

It fits in the palm of your hand<p>In a new world record, scientists at IBM have captured 330 terabytes of uncompressed data — or the equivalent of 330 million books — into a cartridge that can fit into the palm of your hand. The record of 201 gigabits per square inch on prototype sputtered magnetic …

NAGOYA JAPAN TRAVEL GUIDE 2018: Things To Do, Tourist Spots and Attractions, Itinerary and More!

Planning a trip to Nagoya, Japan? This <b>Nagoya Travel Guide</b> will help you plan your trip to Japan by giving you useful information on Nagoya's tourist …

Where to Eat Yakitori in Tokyo (Japanese Grilled Chicken Skewers)

13 Tokyo Yakitori Restaurants for Succulent Japanese Grilled Chicken<p>76Vin<p>76Vin, located in the Bunkyo ward of Tokyo, serves a gourmet style of …

Japan

10 unforgettable and bizarre experiences to have in Japan

If you think of travelling to Japan, you are probably aware that it is a very special destination. There is a high probability that you will …

You Have To Check Out Japan's Super Luxurious Floating Hotel

What’s not to love about a floating hotel? Endless water views and gentle, steady rocking that helps you fall asleep – yeah, we thought so. We’re all …

Tokyo MK Taxi: Things to Consider Before Traveling

Tokyo MK Taxi: Things to Consider Before Traveling Planning a vacation includes selecting your destination, a place to stay and a transportation …

Japan Travel: A Walk Through the Magical Wisteria Tunnel

Appearing as if it came from a fairytale, the Wisteria Tunnel is a spectacular wonder that exemplifies Japan’s perception of beauty and architecture. …

Food blogger captures her visit to a remote, mystical Japanese restaurant

When she heard about a remote Japanese restaurant run by a master calligrapher and serving up exquisite tofu dishes, Italian food blogger Andrea Soranidis of The Petite Cook knew she had to visit. Teaming up with the guys at Great Big Story, she chronicled her journey in this beautiful short …

Daibutsu Hiking Course in Kamakura, Japan

This 3km wooded trail connects Kita-Kamakura with the Daibutsu in Hase (allow about 1½ hours) and passes several small, quiet temples and shrines, including Zeniarai-benten, one of Kamakura's most alluring Shinto shrines.<p>The path begins at the steps just up the lane from pretty Jōchi-ji, a few …

Japan

Here's How to Book a Round-Trip Flight to Japan for Under $400

Round-trip flights to Japan from the states have always been some of the priciest out there (it is, after all, literally on the other side of the …