Interesting facts about japan

train journeys

Incredible train journeys

Watching landscapes unfurl through a train window is travel at its most magical. Some trains glide through bustling urban hubs; others gently chug beside glimmering bays, yet they all give a fascinating insight into a country’s beating heart. Take a look at our top five incredible train journeys to indulge ...

where you should not tip

Where In The World Should You Not Tip?

Tipping is a complicated affair. If you don’t leave a tip while in the US, you will be greeted with a look of disdain; equally you’d get a similar response when giving the waiter a few extra Yen in Japan. So, where should you not tip? Here we’ve outlined eight...

where to travel in April

Where to travel in April

Have you been wondering where you should travel but cannot make up your mind? Do you have a few free days to go on a trip and want to take advantage of the best days of spring? Whether you are on holiday or not, this is a fantastic month and...

When is the best time to visit Japan

It is very easy to decide when to travel to Japan, as you can visit it throughout the year. A country with so much to offer and so many varieties of landscapes is good to travel to at any time. Best time to travel to Japan Apart from the fact...

Trips For Over 55s

Trips For Over 55s

Trips for over 55s have a somewhat harsh reputation. Yes, we agree that the mere mention of trips for over 55s floods the mind with images of tacky hotels, bland coach trips, or even Weston-super-Mare. However, passing the 50 mark is no excuse to hang up your dreams of seeing...

Responsible tourism

Responsible Tourism Tips

Exotic destinations are not only lands of cheap booze and magnificent beaches; they also harbour unique customs and cultural sensitivities. Recently, the mayoress of Barcelona, Ada Colau, threatened to shut out tourists from the city, citing anti-social behaviour. OK, Stag dos are rarely well received, but responsible tourism goes a little...

Christmas Holiday Destinations

Want to escape your mother-in-law’s looming presence when basting the turkey? Does uncle Derek and his outrageously un-PC comments make you long for January? Here at Exoticca we’ve compiled a list of our best Christmas holiday destinations to rescue you from the perils of Yuletide.  Scandinavia It is common knowledge...

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Tales of mysterious places you can really visit

The world is too big to know the origins of each and every corners. Today, there are many travel destinations which still hide unknown, unsettling secrets. If you’re fascinated by the tales of mysterious places, don’t miss the ones we’ve selected to inspire you on your next incredible journey. Six...

giant buddhas

The world’s most impressive, unmissable giant buddhas

Religions are characterised by their divine beings, and Buddhism is no exception. There are several deities that can be found throughout Asia, so if you enjoy looking at works of art while on organised trips, we can tell you where to find the most spectacular giant buddhas in the world....

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TOP 12 + 5 most populated cities in the world that you should visit

There are trips for all tastes. Paradise and desert places, mountains, nature, beaches, sea, islands. What these places have in common is that they are the ideal place for rest. However, there are other types of destinations made for those who enjoy chaos to some degree. The most populated cities...