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Travel Stories Round-Up

Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s our weekly round-up of some of the best travel-related articles online for you to enjoy. If you’ve got a story you’d like to share for an upcoming round-up (it can be your own!), be sure to follow us on Twitter @HayoMagazine and tag your...

Travel Stories Round-Up

Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s our weekly round-up of some of the best travel-related articles online for you to enjoy. If you’ve got a story you’d like to share for an upcoming round-up (it can be your own!), be sure to follow us on Twitter @HayoMagazine and tag your...

How To Plan Your Trip To Tokyo: A Basic Beginner’s Guide

Planning a short trip to Tokyo could seem overwhelming, but after 10 days there, I came to realize how distances work. Here are a few tips on how to organize your itinerary depending on the areas you'd like to go to.The subway map could seem...

10 of the Most Popular Drinks in Asia

Asia is renowned for its mouthwatering cuisine, but its drinks are not too shabby either (in fact, the world's best-selling liquor is Asian: Korea's soju).  From the well-known crowd-pleasers (sake, bubble tea), to those that are more of an acquired taste (civet coffee, fermented mare's...

3 Mini Road Trips in the Northwest of British Columbia

Road trips are essential to any summer: sunglasses on, windows down, music blaring loud enough for other cars to hear. With long trips between cities and some of the most preserved nature, the north of British Columbia is perfect for road trips. Terrace, BC, Canada,...

Top 7 Things To Do, Eat and See in the Philippines

The Philippines is a beautiful country filled with both Asian and Spanish cultures. Possibly the only time you will witness such contrast within a single country. With many places to visit & great cuisine to enjoy, you are in for a great treat while visiting...

5 Tips To Make You Fall in Love with China

From majestic mountains to Hutongs, street food and the beautiful diversity of different provinces. I would say that if you're looking for a peaceful vacation by the beach with margaritas and gourmet food, China would not be the place for you. ...

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...

Staycation in LA: How to Enjoy Venice Beach in One Day

I live in Los Angeles. As metropolitan cities go, it’s a humongous network of neighborhoods, each with its own vibe. This summer, I staycayed for one month at my friend’s Venice Beach pad a block from the Boardwalk. It helps to have friends in cool...