Matsumoto, an unassuming town in Japan’s alpine foothills, is a convenient base from which to explore some of central Honshu island’s many treasures.  (more…)

What’s On February

Relax on the grass at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl and enjoy free entertainment from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, which is celebrating 90 years of free concerts.


Nagoya is a mighty, modern metropolis but scratch beneath the high-gloss surface of one of Japan’s biggest cities and a rich yesteryear is waiting to be explored.

Family Travel in Asia: Tokyo

With summer and school holidays just around the corner, make the most of your time off and spend it with family. In this special feature, Colours travels to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo to help you discover the best places for family adventures. (more…)