Shrouded in clouds - the traditional handwoven thatch roofed houses of Shirakawa-go stand silently in the rain

The Final Chapter

Shrouded in clouds - the traditional handwoven thatch roofed houses of Shirakawa-go stand silently in the rain
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Scratching the Surface

As our trip has now come to an end, I’ve begun to think about how it all has changed me, and how different it is from how I thought it […]

Shrouded in clouds - the traditional handwoven thatch roofed houses of Shirakawa-go stand silently in the rain

The Final Chapter

Besides intricate ancient temples, steamy hot springs, and tantalizing at seemingly every whiff – Japan still had one last different thing on the menu to offer before wrapping up our […]

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Kyoto & Kanazawa: Cheeky Monkeys & Sneaky Ninjas

When you see pictures of beautiful old temples hidden in misty forests of Japan, many of those are often from the well-touristed city of Kyoto. That was our next stop […]

A green natural hot spring steaming at the Beppu Hells

Japan… Up in steam

After biking, beach bumming and island hopping for days, we left the turquoise blue waters back to the neon lights of a new city – Osaka. While Coldplay gives a […]

The floating Itsukushima Shrine off the Miyajima Island at sunset

Reflections

Hiroshima is a sad place with a very tragic story to tell. As most people do, we went to Hiroshima really knowing nothing other than the fact that it was […]

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Fuji: The Elusive Beauty

Leaving behind the twinkling neon, high-pitched nattering blasting from speakers at every store and restaurant everywhere, it was time to visit the magnificent, world renowned Mount Fuji. After a two […]

Downtown Tokyo by night brightened by the endless neon glows from shops and restaurants

Late Nights, Neon Lights & Strange Sights: Tokyo City!

Imagine a place where the bustling 10 lane roads filled with cars are spotless, and the sidewalks are bi-directionally buzzing with people, but not a single shoulder bumps into you. […]

Beautiful renaissance paintings in the world's biggest museum, the Louvre in Paris

Macaroons, Monsieur Mickey Mouse, and afternoon tea: Adventures in Paris & London

Ahhhh… Paris. The city of love. Love young and old, love of steaming hot baguettes, love for each and every one of those sweet macarons that come in every colour […]

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Une Roadtrip Magnifique

After the heat of Morocco, it was time to jet back to the romance and charm of Europe. We spent a few rainy days wandering the cobbled streets of Barcelona […]

Absolutely stunning views during our trek through the Sahara

Morocco: Desert Heat, Shifty Hagglers, and Arabian Nights

It was still dark out when I was woken up by the long, deep bellowing call for prayer from the nearby mosque. Several prolonged calls from a voice out the […]