Author:Hayo Magazine

Lesser-Known Countries You Must Visit in Asia

Asia is a massive continent, spreading its arms from Japan to Jordan and encompassing hundreds of uniques cultures and languages. It's easy to be distracted by the typical tourist destinations (Moscow, Beijing, and Bali) and forget about the unknown, un-advertised spaces within Asia. We've compiled...

All You Need to Know about Singapore

Singapore gained its independence from Malaysia on August 9, 1965, and what better way to celebrate its National Day than with a low-down on all things Singaporean? There's often confusion as to whether Singapore refers to a city or country, and the answer is both....

A Foodie’s Guide to Bangkok: Best Restaurants & Bars

Sivalee Anantachart, better known as SoMa SoM around the web, is a multi-skilled business woman based in Bangkok, who loves social entrepreneurship, technology, startups, and among her skills you can include jewelry design, media consultancy, creative direction and community building. She's the Director of SPS Gems-Jewelry,...

How to Deal with Culture Shock

Culture shock is a normal part of travel---it comes with the territory when you're immersing yourself in an environment and culture different from your own. It can be extreme (ie. moving from New York to a tribal village in Borneo) or not so extreme (moving...

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sushi

Sushi has achieved international cult status, taking countries by storm with its delicious vinegared rice and seaweed. What began as a way to preserve seafood in ancient Chinese culture has now become one of the most beloved Japanese meals in the 21st century. The cuisine...

Travel Kyoto Through these Photographers’ Eyes

Kyoto garnered international attention when it became synonymous with the environment and eco-awareness through the Kyoto Accord in 1997. However, it has long been a well-known symbol in Japan, housing the country’s emperor from 794-1868. This city of 1.5 million has a historical backsplash to...