Situated in the northwestern area of Shikoku, Japan’s 4th largest island, Ehime seamlessly blends history, culture, and rustic beauty with the right touch of modernity. Well, while that’s actually true for all of Japan, Ehime is particularly known for being home to many fishermen and sailors, who were instrumental in defending Japan from pirates and …

Okayama brings with it the fragrance of ripe grapes and peaches, the sparkle of hot springs, the magic of castles, and the distinct taste of Japan’s antiquity. Blending the old and the new beautifully is this prefecture wrapped in gardens, malls, shrines, and canals. With its idyllic climate, picture-perfect landscapes, diverse activities, and gourmet delights, …

Known for its cultural richness, beautiful landscapes, stunning pagodas, and unique architecture, Yamaguchi Prefecture is perfect for anyone seeking a fulfilling trip. With its wealth of historic sites and castles, a Yamaguchi holiday will leave you recharged, ready to get back to the grind once back home. Time passes a little slower here; so, it’s …

Sitting pretty on Shikoku Island is Kagawa, Japan’s smallest prefecture. Pardon the cliché, but this place bears testimony to the old adage, “Good things come in small packages.” Daintily situated between the mountains of Shikoku and the sea, Kagawa’s location is perfect for the two things it is most famous for: art and architecture. It …

When you arrive in Tokushima, and you look in any direction, be it north, east, south or west, you’re likely to see mountains. 80% of this beautiful Japanese prefecture comprises mountainous districts. Amidst the glory of the mountains, flowing towards the north, is the Yoshino River, regarded as one of the greatest rivers in Japan. …

Hiroshima is a shining example of resilience. This prefecture bounced back soon after the heinous atomic bombing and amazed the world with its rapid growth and development. Known now for its museums, Okonomiyaki pancakes, gardens, hot springs and castles, this City of Peace attracts millions of visitors from across the world. If you want to …

Breathtaking mountain views, pristine beaches, world-renowned national parks, stunning heritage sights and great food, the Hyogo Prefecture is a traveller’s paradise. Situated centrally with easy access by road, rail network, and sea, this bow shaped prefecture is often referred to as the gateway of Japan to the world. Whether it is the historic and cultural …

Your work doesn’t end when you get that booking. One of the most important aspects is preparing for your guests’ arrival. Whether you’re just starting out with your first guests or a seasoned vacation rental veteran, guests will always have questions before arriving for their stay. Trying to respond to all of them can become …

Making plans for your next vacation? Here are a few tips to help you choose a destination that best suits your personality type. Read on before you plan and make sure you get just the kind of break that you truly deserve: Nature Lover – Bali Bali is a paradise for nature lovers. From gorgeous …

As part of the world’s largest vacation rentals family, we work with you in creating the perfect home for your guests on holiday. Apart from providing home-like comfort and familiarity, certain amenities can go a long way in making their stay perfect. So our research team did some data crunching, and compiled a list of …