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Destinations / Asia
Dec 11, 2023

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Visiting Japan

A trip to Japan can be a dream come true for some, but it can also be a stressful source of confusion for travelers not familiar with the culture. Japan is a country holding traditions, customs and etiquette in high regard. Knowing some basic ins and outs of Japanese society can not only save you from some potentially embarrassing situations, but it can also go a long way in making your trip a successful one.

United Continues Its Global Expansion

United Airlines keeps soaring to new heights, recently announcing another expansion of its leading global route network. The airline added new non-stop flights between Newark (EWR) and Marrakesh (RAK), Morocco; Tokyo (NRT) and Cebu (CEB), Philippines; and Houston (IAH) and Medellin (MDE), Colombia. That’s not all: United also plans to increase flights to popular worldwide destinations including Hong Kong (HKG); Seoul (INC), South Korea; and Porto (OPO), Portugal. Following the recent agreement to increase flights between the U.S. and Chinese governments, the airline now adds four weekly flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Shanghai (PVG).

Destinations / Asia
Dec 4, 2023

A Festive Season Awaits at Vakkaru Maldives

Located in Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve renowned for its spectacular sea life, Vakkaru Maldives invites guests to feel the magic of the festive season in the Maldives. The secluded beach island, just a 30-minute seaplane ride from Velana International Airport, will offer an exciting array of events, exquisite dining experiences and holiday-themed activities for guests.

Destinations / Asia
Nov 30, 2023

What to See and Do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City is the most-populous city in Vietnam, known for its historic landmarks, well-preserved French colonial architecture and vibrant street life. It’s home to Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport, the busiest airport in the country, and is the business and financial hub of Vietnam. Named after the revolutionary leader who declared independence back in 1945, the city is organized into districts, each offering its own unique offerings. Here are some of the best things to see and do in Ho Chi Minh City:

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Destinations / Asia
Nov 24, 2023

Make Way for Song Saa Private Island in Cambodia

Following arrival at Sihanoukville Port in Cambodia, guests are whisked away via speedboat for a 45-minute ride to the beautiful private island of Song Saa Private Island. A haven of sustainable luxury, the resort embraces the Buddhist tradition of metta bhavana or loving kindness in the undiscovered beauty of Cambodia’s Koh Rong archipelago. The resort spans the islands of Koh Ouen and Koh Bong, connected by a footbridge over Cambodia’s first Marine Reserve to safeguard the islands’ reefs and marine life.