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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Explore Gaudi’s Barcelona

Explore Gaudi’s six most impressive buildings in Barcelona. Visit gems like Parc Guell and the Sagrada Familia.

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Tips for booking accommodation in Tokyo

Is looking for accommodation for your upcoming trip to Tokyo freaking you out? I know how you feel. Here’s five great tips to get you started on booking the perfect accommodation in Tokyo.

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Lisbon Guide 10 things to do on your first trip

Lisbon is an absolute dream to explore and honestly I can not compare it to any other European capital. You could stay for weeks and it would still not be enough time to discover all its hidden secrets. As a start, here’s my ideas on 10 things you can’t miss on your first trip to Lisbon.

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Explore Tokyo: Harajuku and Omotesando Shopping Areas

Harajuku is colourful and crazy. It’s Takeshita-dori and its side streets is the epitome of Japanese teenage culture and lined with trendy shops and restaurants just waiting to be discovered. Omotesando caters for more adult clientele with luxury brand shops sitting along the broad tree-lined street. I did a (shopping) walk from Harajuku to Omotesando…

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Mindfulness on the Road – How to experience more

Have you ever been in a place or situation where there is just too much to take in? It feels as if every pore in your body is over saturated with stimuli.  It’s just too much and you can feel your brain cutting out.  The worst that has happened to me is when I think…

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5 Tips to make planning your first solo trip less scary

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to visit that exotic destination you’ve always dreamed of.  You’ve managed to save up enough money to buy your plane ticket, you know where you want to go and the places you want to see…but here’s the catch: you’ve decided to do this journey alone, all by yourself, just…

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