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, China

21 Awesome things to do (and avoid) in Beijing 

We nearly didn’t go to China. We were in the midst of planning a trip to Hong Kong and Thailand, the idea of heading to China not even entering our minds. Then, once he heard of our plans, my dad suggested we go. “If you don’t go when you’re in Hong Kong, that close, you’ll […]

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Asia, China

Everything you need to know about visiting Beijing 

Planning your first ever trip to Beijing and not really sure where to start? Don’t worry, I’m here to help! First things first, you should really read my guide on 21 things to know before you visit Beijing, then work your way through this guide to discover my tips on where to stay, things to […]

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Asia, China

Everything you need to know about visiting Tunxi

Let me tell you something – when Matt and I started planning our trip to China, we had no idea what we were in for. We wanted to visit places like Huangshan and Hangzhou but found there was very little first-hand information from travel bloggers. We pulled together as much information as we could, from […]

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Asia, Japan

21 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. But first, watch this… Try some French […]

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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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