30 Photos to Inspire You to Visit the Summer Palace

China has always held a special place in my heart. Living there for two and a half years meant I got to explore some of the many treasures. Back in 2014 I started my first year of teaching in Dongguan. It was then that we made a trip up North to the Old Summer Palace […]

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10 Photos To Inspire You To Visit Hiroshima

Planning a trip to Japan should consist of more than visiting the popular cities of Tokyo and Osaka. There’s so much history hidden in each city that you’ll need close to two weeks to even begin doing justice to the beauty that is hidden in every little city and town of Japan. On our trip […]

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10 interesting things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find here… but if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. The bigger cities are always bustling and the smaller cities are filled […]

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Finding Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo

Known as one of the busiest intersections in the world, the famous Shibuya crossing was at the top of my Tokyo bucket list ever since I found out we would be spending seven days in Japan!  Shibuya is one of the most famous bustling districts in all of Tokyo. In fact you could almost call […]

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A seven day Japan Itinerary

Japan has long been on my list of places to explore. In fact, it was a trip that started being planned back in 2015 although I only ever got round to visiting the year after. Filled with ancient traditions, picturesque locations and a culture that is so unique to the East, it’s hard not to […]

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