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…

How to travel in Japan as an English speaker

I always get asked about how hard it is to travel in Japan as an English speaker. Without fail, I constantly hear “but how do…

Vacation Days: 4 Reasons why you need to take time off from work

As much as I have enjoyed my career, there was never doubt in my mind that vacation days were important to take. Afterall, I loved…

Shirakawa-go: Central Japan’s forgotten magical village

Japan has no shortage of things to do, things to see. As any visitor to this country can attest to, even just visiting the major…

Goshuin: The coolest Japanese souvenir

When visiting Japan, it’s hard not to stock up on awesome souvenirs for friends and family back home. We’re talking patterned chopsticks, hello kitty themed…

10 budget tips for visiting Tokyo, Japan

So many travelers think you need to spend a lot of money to visit Tokyo. This sprawling metropolis has a reputation as an expensive city!…

Konnichiwa from Tokyo, Japan!

I landed in Tokyo last week, and am super excited to share my upcoming Japan adventures with you! I’ll be here for 3 months – the…

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