24 Wonderful Ways to Experience Hoi An, Vietnam

Welcome to Hoi An, Vietnam Hoi An is one of the most visited places in Vietnam and for good reason too.  This magical town is one of my favorite places in the world and most backpackers who travel through Vietnam stop in Hoi An for a few days but end up staying a week or Read More …

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit: Chame to Manang

Today was the first actual day of hiking on the Annapurna Circuit and we woke up to beautiful blue skies and snow capped mountains after a crazy ride from Kathmandu!  We had about 25 km between Chame and our acclimatization day in Manang .  It would take us 2 days to climb over 1000m and reach the highest Read More …

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit: Leaving Kathmandu

Kathmandu is filled with a whirlwind of dust as trekkers from around the world prepare for their journey into The Himalayas.  My brother and I met our guide Thakur the night before and today we found him waiting for us at the hotel just after breakfast. We took a taxi past merchants setting up shop in Read More …

Tikehau Island: A Tropical Destination in the Pacific for Reconnecting with Your Inner-Self

If the rush of your daily life seems suffocating and the walls of your busy schedule crumble on you every morning you wake up, reigniting your wanderlust and visiting a place of utmost serenity will be the perfect strategy for reconnecting with yourself. No place exudes peace quite like Tikehau Island. A humble coral atoll Read More …

5 Ways to Experience Sydney like a Local

Are you thinking about visiting Sydney, Australia? Sounds like a great trip. It’s a big city with numerous attractions and, no matter how long you decide to stay, you’ll have plenty of sights to see and things to do. Plus, this time of the year is excellent for visiting Australia. It’s summertime there, so this Read More …

Travelling to Costa Rica During the Rainy Season

Although travelling to Costa Rica during the rainy season isn’t probably your first instinct, you should overcome your prejudices and fears, and go on the most memorable vacation of your life. The rainy season, which is also known as the “green season”, is from May to November and it has many charms, so if you’ve Read More …

Traditional Japanese Food Guide

Japanese food is absolutely delicious and I was fortunate enough to sample dozens of different foods during my 2 weeks in Japan. Therefore, I have made this Japanese food guide for you so that you never miss a thing about traditional Japanese food.   According to Japan-Talk, Japan has 30 different types of restaurants with a wide variety of choices. Read More …

Izumo & Hinomisaki Shrines – Japan – A road trip off the beaten path

After a day of walking around Matsue we hopped into Andrew’s car and ventured towards Izumo.  Izumo Taisha is famous throughout Japan as one of the oldest Shinto shrines.  In fact, the records of its founding were lost eons ago so many believe it to be the oldest shrine in all of Japan. Japan’s Oldest Shrine Read More …

An Epic Farewell to Asia

Life has been crazy lately, personally, professionally and passionately crazy.  In no small part due to the fact that I’m moving out of Korea in March 2017!  I’ve got a tentative arrival planned for Europe months later but regardless of where I end up I’ll likely be saying goodbye to Asia, my home for the Read More …

Things to do Gili Islands – A week in Paradise

Gili Islands are correctly termed as Paradise on the Earth. You can spend a quality time here by relaxing at the beaches and enjoying the cool breeze. The magical and healing sound of waves will make you feel so much connected to nature. There are so many things to do at Gili Islands that make Read More …