Phoebe's Desk, Thailand, The Week That Was

The Week That Was #84

Hey Travel Family, I finally get to catch you up on our trip to Thailand! It was a bit of a whirlwind filled with a lot of unexpected and very special moments. I tend to find Thailand to be a very consistent destination and this time I found myself experiencing some different things, showing me […]

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Asia, Southeast Asia, Thailand

12 ‘Grown-Up’ Things to do in Bangkok 

Each time I’ve visited Bangkok, I’ve failed to truly connect with the city. I guess I’ve felt like it’s a destination better suited to backpackers rather than 30-year-old married couples! The crowded streets of Khao San Road, cheap beers and even cheaper street food have set the tone for my last few visits. In reality, […]

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Asia, East Asia, Japan

17 Things you need to avoid doing in Japan

Without a doubt, Japan is one of my favourite countries I have ever visited and each time I go, I fall more in love with it. A huge part of what makes Japan so special, other than the great food, stunning landscape and fascinating history, is the culture. When you arrive, you’ll soon realise Japan […]

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Asia, Destinations, Japan

This is Hokkaido’s BEST affordable + hidden snow destination!

A snow trip to Japan is a bucket-list trip for many travellers. With incredible powder, beautiful scenery and quintessential Japanese charm, it’s not difficult to see why. That said, the popular, well-known spots aren’t exactly notorious for being budget-friendly and their popularity means they’re often quite crowded. On a recent trip to Hokkaido, Matt and I […]

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Asia, Destinations, Japan

These 7 useful tips make Tokyo travel easier!

Japan is an incredibly special place and, if it isn’t already, a visit really should be on your travel bucket list. Matt and I absolutely love the local culture, food and people as well as the incredible landscape of places like Hokkaido and the cityscapes of spots like Osaka and Tokyo. Our first visit to […]

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