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Keeping the Tea Ceremony Alive in Japan

Most readers will undoubtedly be familiar with the image of a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Known as the Way of Tea, this ancient custom has now become symbolic of a bygone era. Despite tea still being an extremely popular drink in Japan, if you ask most Japanese people about tea ceremonies they will say it […]

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Extravagant Asia: Best Heritage Hotels in Indochina

Step back in time to an era of adventure and romance, in a world where opulent palaces, mysterious temples, and luxurious colonial mansions combine to create an atmosphere of incomparable extravagance. Experience a golden age of travel, during a time when celebrities, diplomats and royalty mingled in the magnificent chandeliered ballrooms of the grand hotels of the Far […]

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