The world is more connected than it’s ever been, which has its pros and cons. On the one hand, we can travel to almost every corner of the globe, exploring areas we could previously only have dreamed of. On the other hand, we’re also exposed...

Think that group holidays are for elderly singles looking for company on ocean cruises? You couldn’t be further from the truth. Today’s modern tourist knows that travelling in a group is one of the best ways to experience a new country and that it offers...

For a country that’s twenty times smaller than Australia, Japan has contributed a significant amount to popular culture. Matcha and sushi are common menu items, and Hello Kitty and the waving ‘Fortune Cat’ (Maneki-Neko) are instantly recognisable. This might lead you to believe that you’ve...

Nobody wants to fly halfway around the world to a magnificent city filled with wonderful people who enjoy different exciting pastimes and enjoy foods you’ve never tried, only to do the same things you do at home.If you’d like a holiday that shies away from...

If you want to experience the beauty of nature when visiting the Philippines, then you best make a stop in Palawan. This island province and nature sanctuary’s name roughly translates as “The Land of Beautiful Safe Harbor”, and it attracts thousands of visitors to its...

The sake is waiting for you in the land of the Samurai. You’ve binge-watched all the videos. Backpacking Japan is going to be epic, but how much do you need to budget for this adventure?If visiting Japan is the trip you’ve been dreaming of, let’s...

You’ve chosen to backpack Japan, but what does it cost to get there? The distance from Australia to Japan is 6 821 kilometres, by air. That’s about a seven-and-a-half-hour flight. And that flight is all that remains between you and that little island offering the most tantalising adventures.Japan...

Japan is a country with so much to offer the visiting tourist, and even mentioning your upcoming trip in public will get you dozens of recommendations of places to go, things to see and activities to do. To help you deal with holiday FOMO, we’ve...