Think fresh cool air, tea tasting, mountain trekking, picturesque train journeys. Sri Lanka's Hill Country is truly a beautiful part of the world.
Hong Kong Weekends
There is something about the buzz of this city that makes me think of it as the New York City of Asia. Skyscrapers, bright lights, an incredible food and drink scene. If you haven't yet been - Hong Kong is an absolute must do when travelling Asia.
Tenka no Daidokoro: Osaka, Japan
Known as Tenka no Daidokoro (''the nation's kitchen''), Osaka is all about two things: food and drink!
Grey in Huế
Hue, pronounced ''H-way'', seems to have a micro climate of its own. Prior to our visit we watched an Anthony Bourdain documentary on Hue which noted the vast number of rainy days this city receives per year. We visited late January during the dry season and the weather was cool with light rain drizzle each … Continue reading Grey in Huế
Kyoto: temples, history & food
We only had a mere two days, three nights, to see this historically beautiful and interesting city. In hindsight this was not enough as there is so much to do and see - our days were jam-packed with temple-hopping, geisha-hunting, katsu-eating, and tasting the obligatory sake; which left us exhausted but wanting more.
What a city!! So much to see and do to suit (literally) every taste imaginable. Absolutely loved everything about Tokyo.
A night in Nikko
A visit to Nikko was like visiting a spa resort. You leave feeling completely zen, thankful for the experience, and dreaming of a return visit. A beautiful place.
Miyajima & Hiroshima in a day
Our busy 10 day trip to Japan meant we had only one full day to see both Miyajima and Hiroshima. Surprisingly it was do-able without feeling like a crazy rush!
Japan itinerary planning
A beautiful country with such lovely and friendly people, and such a mixture of things to see and do. The wish list for a first time visit is often longer than time permits for - hence the importance of a well planned itinerary!