Photo Pop-up: Jizo Statues of Nikko

The Jizo Statues of the Kanmangafuchi Abyss in Nikko. Such amazing nature too.

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Outdoors in Cape Town – Things you can do for free

On a budget in Cape Town? Here a list of free things to do in the city if you love the outdoors. Yes, absolutely free!

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6 Top things to do in Córdoba

Córdoba was once the Roman and Moorish capital of Spain with its roots in the banks of the Guadalquivir River in Andalusia, Spain. It has a rich cultural and architectural heritage and in medieval times it was one of the few places Jews, Muslims, and Christians lived together peacefully. Yet, it’s somewhat overshadowed by its neighbors, Granada and Seville and left out of many Spanish itineraries. I enjoyed my stay in the city so much, I would recommend it to anyone traveling to Spain and the South. Here’s my 6 Top Things to do in Córdoba I compiled after my stay.

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A visit to Córdoba’s majestic Mezquita

Córdoba is one of the jewels of Andalusia in Southern Spain. Like many of its sister cities in the area (Granada, Seville, Cadiz) it boasts one magnificent structure that places it on the must see list of Spanish cities. What is this magnificent structure I’m talking about? Well, its called the Mezquita-Cathedral – literally a Mosque-Cathedral.

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Explore Tokyo: Shibuya Guide

The Shibuya area in Tokyo is a popular district for shopping, entertainment and nightlife. It’s located between the equally popular Shinjuku and Harajuku areas and a good central point to stay if you visit Tokyo. Here’s my recommendations on what to do in Shibuya, Tokyo.

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Hiking Lion’s Head, Cape Town

Hiking up Lion’s Head is a medium hike of 3 hours and rewards you with the most spectacular views of Cape Town and Table Mountain. This is a must do activity if you like the outdoors. Read more on my experience…

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How to spend 24 hours in Cape Town

Also called the Mother City, Cape Town sparkles in splendor. Are you in South Africa but only have a day to explore Cape Town? Here’s my guide on spending 24 hours in Cape Town

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A visit to Kenrokouen Garden in Kanazawa

Kanazawa is located in central Honshu in Japan’s Isikawa prefecture.  With its unique location between mountains and sea, it provided a stronghold for the Maeda feuadal lords and the town developed its own cultural identity.  Kanazawa focussed more on culture than industry and it was spared from the World War II bombings.  There were many…

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Croatian Adventure: Finding Romans in Pula

Explore the Roman ruins left behind in the city of Pula, Croatia

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10 Things to do in Madrid’s city center

Madrid is one of those cities I constantly long to go back to.  I can see myself living, working and eating here.  I’m in love with the Spanish way of life, the ‘duende’ you’ll hear many of them speak of.  Madrid’s city center is a great place to get an idea of what Madrid is…

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