Asia, Japan

5 Easy tips to save money and plan an amazing Japan trip!

When people ask me what my favourite place I’ve ever visited is, Japan is always one of the top three spots I mention (the other two are Iceland and Morocco). There’s just something magical about Japan – the people are so lovely and kind, they’re beautiful, quirky and always up for fun. The food is […]

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Asia, Japan

11 Great reasons to visit stunning Okinawa

Far away from the bustling, neon-lit streets of Tokyo, Okinawa offers a peaceful respite from the rest of the world. Idyllic stretches of pristine, white-sand beaches and glittering turquoise waters hiding a dazzling world of marine life below. Famed for its vast number of centenarians, the Okinawa archipelago is alive with natural wonders, historical sites […]

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Asia, Japan

20 of the BEST things to do in Harajuku

The first time I stepped out of Harajuku station and onto the street outside, I felt a wave of disbelief come over me. It didn’t quite seem real. I’d spent so many years dreaming of visiting Harajuku, mostly fuelled by my obsession with Gwen Stefani’s break out career and her subsequent obsession with being part […]

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Asia, Japan

49 Insanely cheap and free things to do in Tokyo 

I fell in love with Tokyo on my first trip and it has firmly cemented its place on my list of ‘favourite places I’ve ever been.’ The only thing I didn’t like about Tokyo, was the way my wallet seemed to be leaking cash! There are a lot of ways to spend a lot of […]

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Asia, Japan

How to spend one day in Osaka…

Osaka might not be quite as beautiful as Kyoto or quite as exciting as Tokyo, but it’s still well worth a visit! Not only does it have one of the most famous castles in Japan, it is also known as the nation’s kitchen. Expect lots of delicious food. Try some French pastry, Japanese style Start […]

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Asia, Japan

7 Insanely cute cafés you need to visit in Tokyo 

Planning a trip to Tokyo? One thing you need to know is the café scene there is pretty important. Locals will line up for hours to make sure they get a seat at their favourite spot, or even a newly opened one too. It’s a whole different world and one you’re going to love exploring […]

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Japan, Know Before You Go

9 Things to know before you visit Japan

Last year I visited Japan for the first time and had such an amazing time, Tokyo has become one of my favourite places I’ve ever visited. That’s a pretty big call, you guys! Being my first visit, I had absolutely no idea what to expect and there were a lot of things I learned along […]

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Japan, Reviews

The best luxury hotel to splurge on in Tokyo

The general advice I got, before going to Tokyo, was that hotel rooms are expensive and tiny. I was terrified. We stayed in Tokyo for nearly two weeks, spending the first week split between two budget hotels, which really were tiny. The last week, we saved up our pennies and splashed out on staying in […]

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