Cape Cod in Winter: A photo essay

I can’t believe I’ve lived in Boston for over a year. Even crazier is the fact that I’ve been here for so long and up…

How to avoid the crowds when visiting Kyoto

Other than Tokyo, Kyoto is the most popular city for tourists visiting Japan. Every time I’ve visited Kyoto – whether it be during fall, in…

Packing for Japan: an all seasons packing list

Planning a trip to Japan? Not sure where to even begin when it comes to packing for Japan? I learned the hard way that carrying…

8 Travel bloggers share their favorite places in Japan

Can you believe that the land size of Japan is approximately equivalent to that of California?! For a country of its size, there are so…

9 things I both love AND hate about living in the USA

Today’s post was inspired by my recent trip to visit family in Australia. It’s crazy to think I’ve lived in Boston for a year. One…

Kamikochi: hiking in the Japanese Alps

If you’re looking for weekend trips from either Tokyo or Kyoto, then look no further than Kamikochi. This beautiful area in central Japan is part…

6 things to do in naoshima, Japan’s art island

Naoshima Island, also known as Japan’s Art Island is famed for its art museums and outdoor sculptures. Most famous is the “giant pumpkin” by artist…

7 ways you can save money on your next vacation

As someone who travels often, I always get asked how I afford it. How do I afford to travel, and yet still get to eat…

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