Japan Likely to Adopt a Tourist-First Model for Its Casinos


Japanese citizens, like Singaporeans, may have to pay to get in while foreigners can enter for free when casinos open their doors for business in Japan, according to reports in a leading business daily.

Tokyo, Japan Travel News

Vietnam Mid-Autumn Festival

Vietnam Mid-Autumn Festival Vietnam Mid-autumn festival is called Tet Trung Thu in Vietnam. It is organized in the middle of the Autumn which is the eighth lunar month of the year. Vietnam Mid-autumn festival is the festival of the children. From the beginning of the month, people have prepared for the festival or still called┬áVietnam … Continue reading

Japan Likely to Adopt a Tourist-First Model for Its Casinos

Japanese citizens, like Singaporeans, may have to pay to get in while foreigners can enter for free when casinos open their doors for business in Japan, according to reports in a leading business daily. Japan Travel News

Malaysia Idiot Sightings – very funny!

This was just way too funny not to share! I know, I know, not to laugh at the intellectually challenge. If one can laugh at own self, one is a much better person, perhaps humble, not arrogant because you know your limits and weaknesses and you can laugh at yourself knowing that,”hey it is no … Continue reading

Jul 25, Bank Negara Museum and Art Gallery

Bank Negara Museum and Art Gallery is spacious and modern and well worth a visit. Read here for my review with photos, opening hours and location details. The Malaysia Traveller Blog

My Top 10 Recommendations for Enjoying Summer in Nagano

As summer vacation starts, Nagano Prefecture is gearing up for its biggest tourist season. Here are my suggestions for the best ways to enjoy Nagano’s summer: 1. Mountain Climbing Nagano is known as “The Roof of Japan” with all of its majestic mountains. And climbing them is the best way to appreciate their massive scale. … Continue reading

Park meets Tokyo governor amid diplomatic rift

South Korean President Park Geun-hye held a rare meeting with a Japanese politician Friday as she received visiting Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe despite a virtual freeze in diplomatic ties. Japan Travel News

10 Offbeat Guided Tours Around the U.S.

Whether you're hoping to see a city's more unusual sights or looking to learn more about a particular topic, these quirky tours are sure to entertain with unusual factoids, interesting stops, and unique perspectives. From a yoga city tour to a subterranean urban jaunt, here are some of our favorite offbeat guided tours to spice … Continue reading

S Korea’s president meets Tokyo governor in Seoul amid diplomatic rift

South Korea’s President Park Guen-hye met Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe at the Blue House in Seoul on Friday and Park lost wasted no time in raising the issue of wartime comfort women Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe shakes hands with South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Friday. Tokyo, Japan … Continue reading

Boat Service Links Haneda, Yokohama

One is Yokohama-based marina company KMC Corp., which thinks visitors to Tokyo International Airport might want to get a quick start on sightseeing by jumping on a boat to Yokohama from the airport. Tokyo, Japan Travel News