City Guides

Cities have existed for almost as long as humans have, and the best city breaks provide a pleasing look at a wide array of humanity and culture. Though natural beauty can and does coexist with people in urban spaces, you likely aren’t going to New York City just to see Central Park. Culture is center stage here and in cities across the world, offering up food, art, theater, dance, music, architecture, literary heritage, history, as well as a lot of other people. Living + Nomads’s writers and editors have explored cities across the world, looking for new experiences and reaffirming old, seeking out the best values and ultimate luxuries, the most moving artworks and the most drool worthy dishes.

Shirakawa-go travel blog — Visiting one of the most beautiful villages...

Shirakawa-go is a small but charming village enveloped by snow-capped mountains situated within the north-west of Gifu Prefecture (roughly 200km southwest of Nagano). Set...

My trip to Singapore — How to spend 4 days in...

What would you do when staying 4 days in Singapore? For me, I choose to discover this Lion country by metro because this will...

9 Las Vegas do’s and don’ts every traveler should know

Ditch that guidebook for our much cooler guide to Las Vegas—we'll tell you what to really do (and what not to do) in Sin...

Visiting Tsukiji fish market — The largest fish market in the...

Tsukiji Fish Market is the sushi mecca for visitors to Tokyo. Located about 1.5km south of Tokyo Station, Tsukiji is the most famous of...

4 unusual places to visit in Dalat that not everyone knows

Dalat, the “dear one” of many visitors, is still being loved through the years. So the sites, places in the flower city Dalat have...

Yangon travel tips — 5 things to keep in mind when...

With the exception of the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, the city of Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, is surprisingly devoid of major sightseeing highlights....

Bangkok itinerary blog — How to spend one day in Bangkok?

Bangkok has always been special to me. It was the first Asian city I’ve ever set my foot in and put a spell on...

Top 5 Japanese gardens you must-see in Kyoto

Kyoto, the old capital of Japan for over 1000 years, houses some of the most elegant and exquisite temples and gardens in the country....