20 Essentials you need for your hostel stay in Japan

Planning a trip to Japan may sound intimidating, but believe me it does not have to be. Japan is such a self-sufficient country, it’s by far the easiest trip I’ve had to plan and without speaking the language. That said, I did a lot of trip research, I mean like a lot, before going the…

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5 Day trips to take from Lisbon

Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, is one of my favorite cities. There’s so much to see in and around the city. On our recent trip to Portugal we decided to make Lisbon our base and visit some of the surrounding towns as day trips. Here’s some places you can add to your Portugal travel list to visit…

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Visiting Lisbon’s Jeronimos Monastery

Lisbon has a really special place in my heart. The narrow streets, the river, the food and coffee, the tiles and the hospitality really left me with an overwhelming feeling to return immediately just after I left. What I love most about the city is its old-style charm and the amazing monuments left behind by…

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Visiting Lisbon’s Belem district

The area of Belem is just a short tram ride away from busy Lisbon and makes for a great day trip from the city. In Belem you will find some of Lisbon’s most famous historic sites and it is home to the delicious Pasteis de Belem (a different type of pasteis de nata), a must…

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Photo Pop-up: The church in Franschhoek

The beautiful old church in the town of Franschhoek, South Africa. Franschhoek is in the heart of the Cape Winelands and a short trip from Cape Town.

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Alternative Tokyo: Nakameguro Neighborhood Guide

Situated on the banks of the Meguro River and a popular place to view the cherry blossoms in spring, Nakameguro is one of Tokyo’s trendiest neighborhoods.  While it’s close to busy Shibuya, strolling along the banks of the river with a mix of hip locals and celebs alike, will have you feeling like you’re in…

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Photo Pop-up: Blue lagoons of the West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park, South Africa.

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Top things to do in Toyko: Explore the MORI Building Digital Art Museum – teamLab Borderless Tokyo

Visiting the teamLab Borderless digital art museum is Tokyo is like swallowing a rainbow and riding on a unicorn through the forest at midnight. Yes people, it really is that amazing. Visiting teamLab Borderless is something you absolutely have to do on your trip to Tokyo.

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Complete guide to Barcelona’s Parc Güell

Gaudi’s work at the magical Parc Güell has become part of Barcelona’s identity. A visit to this great city is not complete without a trip to Parc Güell. My guide to Parc Güell will help you plan your visit and make the most of your time at one of the city’s greatest landmarks.

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