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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A simple guide to trying local street food in China

I was never a girl to try local street food but let the truth be told: and that is my perception of street food soon changed after living in China for two and half years. Street food is not just food in China, it’s a culture. It’s a way of life. Whether you’re on your […]

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Book Review: Everything, Everything

There’s something about these slice of life books that engulf me from start to finish. It happened with Me Before You and now, Everything, Everything proved to be another novel that saw me read it from cover to cover in less than a week. After a long conversation with a friend, he sent me a link to […]

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The Great Chinese Firewall

Oh yes. You read right. There really is such a thing as the Great Chinese Firewall and while you may not be able to see it, or even climb to the tenth tower to prove your manhood (or womanhood, for that matter), it certainly is bigger than anything you’ve ever seen (or not seen, for […]

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