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Autumn


Autumn is round the corner, nature is decking up in glorious golden hues and it’s time for some of the most beautiful celebrations and festivities to begin! Many cities around Asia come alive during this time by revering traditions, giving thanks to their gods, and  celebrating their bountiful yields. From religious processions and ceremonies to lavish, …

Gangwon-do, a province in South Korea has the most beautiful locations to enjoy the fall season. Think mountains, temples, natural reserves, and a plethora of colours. The province has been in existence since the Joseon Dynasty came into power, in the late 1300s. Located in the northern and east part of Korea, it is one …

Classical Buddhist temples, lush gardens, imperial palaces, traditional wooden houses – Kyoto is vintage Japan. Tokyo and Kyoto are anagrams, and that’s pretty much where the similarity ends. The two cities couldn’t be more different. The former represents the flawless modernity and high-tech feel that is synonymous with the modern-day image of Japan while the …

Okay do Hokkaido. We promise we’ll rhyme better next time. It’s probably the laid back lifestyle here compared to the rest of Japan that influenced our lazy rhyming. Hokkaido makes for about 20 percent of Japan but is home to just about five percent of the population. The area faces harsh climate in the winters …

Tokyo isn’t just the fast-paced, high-tech metropolis symbolic of present-day Japan. Nature blends itself in seamlessly amidst all the modernity, more so in autumn, when colourful leaves spread across the capital city of Tokyo around November and December like cherry blossoms spread in spring. The city has a lot of gardens and parks lined with …

Shades of orange, a tinge of burgundy, the most vibrant yellows, trails of brown, and a smattering of green — the colours of fall can bring out the artist and the romantic in everyone! Add to the magic some perfect weather to head out and explore the city while catching views that make you wonder …

Known globally for its upscale shops, modern architecture, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife, Taipei City is on many travel bucket lists. If you are wondering when to visit the Taiwan capital, there couldn’t be a better time than autumn. With welcoming temperatures and striking natural beauty, Taipei City promises to give its visitors unforgettable …

Welcome to Jeju-Do, the crown jewel of South Korea’s tourism. It is not hard to see why this stunning island with its volcanoes, beaches, waterfalls, and caves is hailed as a honeymooner’s paradise. But there is so much more to it than that. If you are wondering about a good time to visit, autumn is …