Spending on travel: when is it an expense and when is it an investment?… Read More Why Travel Isn’t The Focus of My One Year Sabbatical.
“I LOVE TAKING THE PLANE” said no one ever.
Here are 5 tips that have made my frequent plane rides a little less dreadful.… Read More Dry skin, bloated feet, shitty food… Flying sucks. 5 tips to make plane rides more comfortable
Visiting Machu Picchu has always been on my bucket list, and I had the amazing privilege of going in December 2018. Whilst planning however, I realized that one does not simply show up at Machu Picchu. There are many ways to reach this incredible wonder of the world, each with their own set of considerations.… Read More On the Road to Machu Picchu: Planning Your Visit
Keen to have a taste of traditional Japanese hospitality? If so, then here’s why you definitely need to stay at a Ryokan or Shukubo.… Read More Where to stay in Japan: a guide to Ryokan & Shukubo, traditional guesthouses
I recently discovered the best initiative EVER during my recent trip to Japan: Volunteer guides!! Also known as Goodwill Ambassadors, these are local guides who, out of a desire to meet people from around the world or practice their language skills, volunteer their time to bring travellers around. Equipped with a pass that grants Goodwill Ambassador free… Read More Japan: Local Experiences with Volunteer Guides
I’ve been to Bali 4 times now, and it never gets old. Every time I go there’s a new restaurant, or a store that’s just opened, and is a killer must see. The whole place is so alive and always changing. It’s one of those rare places that somehow manages to balance being a tourist magnet… Read More Travelogue: Bali, Indonesia. The Best Beach Holiday
Broke in Hong Kong, but still itching to update your wardrobe? Looking for some handmade crafts to bring back as souvenirs? Or even just hungry for a bit of freshly baked cake? Weekend markets in Hong Kong are perfect to add onto your weekend itinerary, and I don’t mean weekend markets of the touristy sort such… Read More Weekend Markets in Hong Kong! Great shopping and atmosphere at craft markets