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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Hello New York: this is the real me

New York has always been one of my dream destinations. You may have remembered me rambling on a few posts back about how much I wanted to visit the Big Apple for my 30th birthday and while that never happened, I somehow ended up passing through en route to some island back in 2018. Fast […]

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Amersfoort Photo Diary

Tucked away somewhere between Utrecht, Amsterdam and Arnhem lies the littlest city of Amersfoort. Amers-what? Exactly. We’d never heard of this little medieval town either until a random day of Dutch city hopping that consisted of jumping on the first train we saw and randomly picking cities along the line to explore. Sometimes a picture […]

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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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Exploring 101: 10 simple 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. But if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. What should you do?! What should see?! What should you eat?! While the […]

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The 10 best quotes about Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant bustling city with a culture so rich it will have you feeling a flurry of emotions from the moment you step foot out the train station. Filled with tulips, cheese, art, music and a rich history, the Capital of the Netherlands forms a truly unique city that is well worth a […]

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Essential travel lessons learnt from A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A Journey to the Center of the Earth is one of the most beautifully written adventures of all time. I’m a sucker for timeless classics and one that is filled with adventure, mystery and endless exploration… well that’s just a win all round! The novel was first written in 1864 and tells the story of […]

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10 magical travel words to add to your vocabulary

You leave, have an adventure then come home with a flurry of emotions. Suddenly, you just can’t seem to find the right words to capture the intensity of experiences you had and the feelings you felt. Something magical, something beautiful, something whimsical. Here are ten foreign words that come pretty close to capturing those moments […]

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A simple guide to choosing the right Caribbean Island

With over 30 islands to choose from when visiting the Caribbean, picking just one or two to adventure in can be a pretty difficult decision to make. From beautiful beaches, to hiking trails, to finding bio-luminescent plankton… there is so much to do and see that it can be overwhelming, leaving you wanting to do everything […]

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10 magical things you will find on a beach in the Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands is known for its beautiful beaches with soft white sands and glistening blue waters. But that’s not all you’ll find here. Wandering here on our Christmas vacation revealed some of the natural wonders hidden away in the Caribbean… wonders that can be only be found when exploring first hand! Here are […]

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