Emperor Akihito, the 125th emperor of Japan, will abdicate on April 30 to make way for his son Naruhito’s accension. This will mark the start of a new era for the country.
In my travels around the world, I have come to appreciate the beauty of the vehicle licence plate and love taking pictures of unusual ones.
Among the 196 member states in the UN are countries that don’t accept each other’s status. Nevertheless, they are all sovereign countries recognised in accordance to the UN charter.
Last week, while browsing in Taipei’s famous bookstore, Eslite, I was, as usual, attracted by the books placed prominently on the best seller rack. One particular title stood out – Thank You for Being Late – by New York Times bestselling author Thomas L. Friedman.
I respect the efforts of the Taiwan tourism officers (TVA) and the people involved in the country’s travel trade for tirelessly working on improving the tourism industry.
We were on a night flight to Hokkaido, Japan and the lights in the cabin had just been dimmed to allow passengers to rest or enjoy the in-flight entertainment.
Ever had any bad experiences at immigration checkpoints?
A country’s slogan should reflect the nation and its people. Is Malaysia, ‘Truly Asia’?
Pickpocketing is a by-product of tourism. Malaysia is no exception as tourists do get pickpocketed and robbed sometimes – this is based on facts from tourist police.
When you’re travelling, using the public toilet is inevitable. Although not all toilets are deplorable, there are some which are truly remarkable.