September 5, 2019By SARAH ALIA AHMAD AFFENDY
Kyoto became the capital of Japan in the year 794. It remained so until the Meiji government shifted its capital to Tokyo in 1868. For a millennia, almost everything we associate with classic Japanese culture – kimonos, tea ceremonies, temples and yes, geisha – came to its fullest refinement in...
September 4, 2019Have you ever wondered what snow looks and feels like? At Hakuba in Japan, you can fulfil all your winter fantasies. You can get to Hakuba from Tokyo from anywhere between three and five hours.
August 15, 2019Mount Kinabalu is the centrepiece of the North Borneo “mountainscape”. On a clear day, from the park headquarters where eager groups of hikers would usually set off every morning, one can readily appreciate its broad sheer flanks thrusting out from the surrounding greenery.