Making the Most of a Singapore Stopover

Singapore is well known as a stopover destination, but it has a lot more to offer than you may think. Parks, nightlife, skyscrapers, local and international food, shopping, museums, you name it! So before you take off, make sure to take note of my top 9 must do’s for Making the Most of a Singapore […]

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5 Great Solo Travel Destinations to Visit in 2017

The really Great Solo Travel Destinations are those that are super easy to get around, encourage social interaction, have fabulously friendly local people and are relatively safe to explore on your own. If that sounds like you in 2017,Β keep reading to see what places I’ve ranked in my top 5 GreatΒ Solo Travel Destinations to Visit […]

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Top 8 Japan Experiences Not to Miss

This past weekend in London it was the 2016 celebration of Japan Matsuri, so to mark the event I compiled my top 8 experiences for your first visit to Japan! I hope you’ll enjoy the captivating culture of this country as much as I do. 1. Visit a Shrine or Temple There’s no shortage of […]

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Overcoming Onsen Anxiety

We’ve just ended a beautiful day in Matsue with another Onsen (natural hot spring) at our hotel. Because of the position of Matsue on the Lake, this is our view every evening. While in Matsue we have visited Matsue Castle, Meimei-an Tea House and also noticed they don’t just cut trees down here when they […]

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Getting My Feet

It has been a whirlwind of emotions the last three days. I always knew the day would come where I could say “Tomorrow, I’m leaving on my OE”, but when that day actually arrives there are no words, no thoughts, just contentment in waiting.Β From excitement to depression, anxiety and hopefulness, I can finally rest to […]

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