Mabuhay! Manila’s rich past, incredible cuisine, and world-class shopping are just a few of the things that visitors enjoy when they visit this vibrant cultural city in the East. Continue Reading →
Guest author Jennifer Ng, a Manila-based journalist and freelance blogger, shares a general overview of what tourists would expect should they decide to travel the Philippines. Continue Reading →
MSW’s top picks for romantic Asian destinations and love stories from some of our favorite travel writers. Continue Reading →
The Japanese are experts at urban landscaping, and one of their most superb examples is Kyoto’s Golden Pavilion, also known as Kinkaku-ji, formally known as Rokuon-ji or “Deer Garden Temple”. Continue Reading →
This is one of my more popular photos on Flickr, so I thought I’d share it with you. I took this photo from the front end of the Monorail on our way from Tokyo to Odaiba in Japan.
I snapped this photo as we were driving in downtown Osaka. I think it brings new meaning to “Bright Lights, Big City.”
Any country is A-OK in my books when their construction workers look like this. Japanese construction workers must be the best-dressed in the world!
Spend a day walking around Harajuku and you’ll get more than you ever need for a gaggle of sights. Harajuku is well-known for its boutiques and bistros and famous for its Harajuku Kids and Cos-play-zoku aka The Costume Play Gang. A day spent here is a day in voyeur’s paradise. Continue Reading →
Crowds gathering just before the madness begins. Tokyo’s busiest station is called Shibuya. I like the sound of it. Whenever I think of Shibuya, I think of “Shazam!” Bolts of electric light in Shibuya’s on-going onslaught of ad campaigns have the magical ability to transport you into the future, just like the bolts of lightening in Captain Marvel comic books transform the young Billy Batson into an adult superhero. Transformation is complete once you get anywhere within the vicinity of this Continue Reading →
Things to do and sights to see in Tokyo Bay. Continue Reading →