Talismans of good fortune—Japanese waving cats, Egyptian scarabs—serve as meaningful souvenirs and symbols of hope in hard times. | By Eve Conant
Vanilla-scented biscuits from Serbia, almond-kissed ones from Italy, and fruity tartlet from Malaysia—bake these traditional biscuits to beat the quarantine blues.
Holed up in apartments, pro travellers pore over memories of souvenirs odd and wonderful.
A writer discovers the late night charm of Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighbourhood, famous for peddling eclectic little bars in its historic Golden Gai area.
Discover tips, tours, and secrets from travel planners and experts. | Jessica Flint
This month, catch a traditional dance festival in Odisha, watch fireworks in Japan and marvel at a meteor shower in Canada.
From culture and adventure to cities and nature, this is the ultimate list of the 25 destinations for the year ahead. Discover where to go, what to know, and how to see the world right now.
For three days, the people of Shinjō in Japan’s Yamagata prefecture build stunning floats as part of a summer celebration—only to destroy them at the event’s end.
Fine whisky, hot springs and exciting ball games await travellers in the northeastern Japanese prefecture of Myagi, best explored by the country’s marvellous trains.
Team NGTI cherry-picks movies and books rooted in travel and food.