My First Time Japan Essential Experiences


Around the age of 11 I took my first visit to Japan, little did I know this would be the beginning of my on again, off again long distance love affair with the land of the rising sun. If you’re looking for a country to immerse yourself in a different culture, Japan is a superb choice. 

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Making the Most of a Singapore Stopover


Singapore is well known as a shopping destination, but it has a lot more to offer than you may think. Parks, nightlife, skyscrapers, local and international food, 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 Stopover.

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Overcoming Onsen Anxiety in Tokyo


While in Matsue we have visited Matsue Castle, Meimei-an Tea House. Tomorrow we’ll continue onto Osaka by Shinkansen, but since arriving in Japan just over a week ago, we’ve quickly become comfortable with the idea of Onsen, and take most opportunities to soak in the steaming baths.

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Getting My Feet In Japan


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. 

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