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July 31, 2019

Where to See Japan’s Cherry Blossom Season 2020

Japan's cherry blossom season is serious business. The arrival of these beautiful flowers is anticipated and predicted with military precision, due to the fleeting nature of their existence. It's an…
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JapanTravel tips
June 14, 2019

What to eat in Kyoto

What are the best things to eat in Kyoto, and where can you find them? This ancient city has centuries of culinary traditions, and we're here to help you discover…
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CitiesJapanTravel tips
May 23, 2019

The best things to see in Tokyo, according to Tiqets

A foreign face in Tokyo was once met with inquisitive looks from locals. Not anymore! The number of gaijins visiting Japan has skyrocketed since 2012. The fact you’re reading this…
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JapanTravel tips
May 20, 2019

The Japanese Tea Ceremony: where to go and what to expect

The Tiqets blog gives you the lowdown on the best places to go to in Kyoto for a tea ceremony experience. Kimono, you know want to read it.
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JapanTravel tips
May 17, 2019

Enryaku-ji: War, Peace, and Beauty

Picture a secluded Buddhist monastery, nestled in the mountains, away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. You're picturing Enryaku-ji. This ancient temple near Kyoto is one of the…
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CitiesIstanbulTravel tips
April 26, 2019

48 Hours in Istanbul

Istanbul is a colourful, vibrant, and busy city. It can be overwhelming to pick the highlights you want to see and figure out how to get everywhere when you only…
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Travel tips
February 15, 2019

Medieval battles, legends, and political intrigue: the best historical sites in the UK & Ireland

Here are some of the best historical sites for history nerds looking to let their imaginations run wild - as well as a bit of fantasy folklore for good measure.
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