Olivia Lee

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6 reasons you should visit the mountainous region of Tohoku in Japan

Northeast of Japan is the mountain-boarded region of Tohoku. Be enchanted by blossom-carpeted parks, explore samurai castles, hike the pristine landscapes, ascend sacred mountains and much more...

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Osaka, Japan: The ultimate Wanderlust travel guide

With direct UK flights to Osaka, it’s never been easier to explore one of Japan's biggest cities – just make sure you go with an empty stomach, says Olivia Lee...

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How to sail around the world for far less than you might think

Exploring the world by yacht is becoming more accessible than ever before. Discover how with The Moorings yacht ownership programme…

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Nature in Nikko: The mystical Japanese city you need to visit at least once

Nikko is a magical region of Japan – a place of misty waterfalls, mirror-smooth lakes and temples dripping in gold, easy to reach from Tokyo in two hours. Read our guide on why you need to visit now...

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6 reasons you should visit the subtropical island of Kyushu in Japan

The island of Kyushu is perfect for walkers, wildlife-seekers and relaxers. Climb volcanoes, spot rare species on Yakushima and sprawl on white sand beaches. Beautiful Kyushu truly has it all...

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6 reasons you need to visit Shikoku island, Japan

It may be the smallest of Japan's main islands, but with breathtaking cycle routes, captivating artwork and a sacred pilgrimage trail, an island of adventure awaits in Shikoku...

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10 reasons to visit Shenzhen - China’s ‘capital of culture’

The city of Shenzhen is a mega-metropolis, producing 90% of the world's electronics. Go beyond the industrial reputation and you'll see why it was voted one of 2019's top cities to visit...

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Why the island of Corsica is France's adventure capital

From hiking and biking to colourful diving, this small French island is a place for big adventures…

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The Wanderlust guide to Kansai, Japan

This Autumn, the Kansai region will be hosting the Rugby World Cup. Here we give you our guide on what to do, where to stay and what to eat in this beautiful area of Japan...

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The Wanderlust guide to Kyushu, Japan

Kyushu is one of Japan’s lesser-visited islands: a place of hot springs, volcanoes and endless mountains. Here we give you our guide on everything you need to know about visiting...

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Tokyo vs Kyoto: Which Japanese city should you visit?

Evocative Japanese cities Tokyo and Kyoto are on most travel wish lists – but do you opt for the capital’s neon lights and Michelin-starred sushi spots, or choose Kyoto’s serene, temple-rich offerings?

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Inside Gyokuzoin Temple, Nara's hidden hillside dream sleep

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture with a night at this little-known Buddhist temple, which sits out of sight on Mount Shigi in Nara...

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