Travel Calendar: June’s must visit destinations

Whether you’re situated in the northern hemisphere or the south, June is the perfect time for a middle-of-the-year adventure. Wander the alleyways of European cities where the sun only sets after nine or sail down glittering canals with a glass of chilled sangria in one hand! June forms the perfect time for a little summer […]

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The Night Before Christmas at Heathrow

The night before Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year. Christmas trees are glistening; presents have been wrapped and sleepy children leave out cookies and milk for Santa before crawling into warm beds. It really is my favorite time of the year. The anticipation of Christmas morning, the excitement of unopened […]

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10 Unique places to spend the winter holidays

Winter is here! While it may seem easy to relax in the comfort of a cozy home with a lit fire, the truth is all round the northern hemisphere, winter is one of those times when the beauty of some cities shines through. There are many places to explore – from traditional ski resorts to […]

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20 Instagram captions for every wanderluster

If you’re reading this, chances are you don’t really need much more convincing to take that next trip. If you’ve booked your tickets and are counting down the months… days… and even hours… then you’ve come to the right place. Wherever your travels may take you, capturing the magic in the form of pictures forms […]

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Indispensable tips to know before visiting Kyoto

Kyoto forms one of those quaint Japanese cities that everyone should visit at least once. Forming the capital of Japan over a thousand years ago and now the country’s seventh largest city, Kyoto is home to thousands of breathtaking architectural wonders. From the mysterious geisha district to the endless temples and shrines; it’s easy to see why […]

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Top 10 Beaches in Bali

Beach vacations are one of the best ways to disconnect from the fast paced monotony of everyday life. The tropical island of Bali forms a perfect family destination filled with rich culture, spirituality and friendly locals, not to mention some of the freshest and most delicious Indonesian food around!  Tucked away in little corners of […]

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Arashiyama Bamboo Groves

If you’re thinking of doing something a little different from the typical city sightseeing when visiting Kyoto then make your way to the Arashiyama Bamboo Groves. Located in the far west of Kyoto, the Bamboo Groves are like no other forest you’ve ever seen. With tall stalks stretching upwards to the sky and lining pathways […]

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Ten must-do things when visiting Arashiyama, Kyoto

Located on the western outskirts of Kyoto and tucked away at the base of the storm mountains, you will find Arashiyama. Filled with temples and shrines and of course the famous Bamboo Grooves, it’s easy to see why this is one of the most popular districts in Kyoto that just cannot be missed by passing […]

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10 MUST TRY FOODS IN JAPAN

10. TAKOYAKI A popular Japanese snack, takoyaki is usually made out of wheat flour batter, tempura scraps, green onions and the diced tako (octopus), brushed with takoyaki sauce and topped with dried bonito fish flakes. Served hot, these octopus balls are absolutely delicious! image 9. TAMOGOYAKI Grilled egg is delicious in any part of the […]

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A quick guide to Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima is mostly known as a small city in Japan where the first two atomic bombs were dropped. Truth be told, it’s so much more than that. Filled with a vibrant culture, endless history, festivals, bars and museums, it’s clear that this beautiful city has since recovered from its tragic past. Here is a quick guide […]

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