From its imperial palaces, Zen gardens and Shinto shrines to the traditional wooden buildings and screen facades of downtown Gion, there is a wealth of things do in Kyoto, a city that very much embodies the spirit of old-world Japan.

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Fushimi inari Trail, Kyōto-shi, Japan. Photo by Lin Mei

Things to do Kyoto include learning all about the art of tea, Zen Buddhism and many other pillars of Japanese culture, whilst getting the chance to visit otherworldly bamboo forests and ornate shrines, all within the borders of this mysterious yet welcoming city.

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As we make our way into 2018 travel trends, the big contenders for bucket list holidays this year have already begun to make themselves known.

Last year we saw Sri Lanka, Bali, Kerla in India, South Africa take centre stage as the biggest bucket list holidays for travelers and social media bloggers. This year, these are the top 10 places to put at the front of your travel bucket list holidays…

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My Maldives holiday was planned over nine days, with an itinerary at Coco Plam Dhuni Kolhu, Coco Bodu Hith and The Residence including snorkeling with a marine biologist, a sunset dolphin cruise, paddle boarding, jet skiing and spa treatments.

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I saw some wonderful sights and had amazing experiences, but my trip did not go as planned at all…

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Travel is different for everyone and accessible holidays are unlikely to cross your mind unless you or your loved ones require them. I am always keen to be inclusive within my work, that is why I have put together a selection of different places around the world for accessible holidays.

With Can Be Done, the UK tour operator specialising in bespoke itineraries for disabled travellers, I have put together different accessible holidays that can be undertaken each month of the year.

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