Best day trips from Tokyo

10 of the best day trips from Tokyo

A great way to discover more of Japans history, culture, landmarks and natural highlights is by taking off on some of these top day trips from Tokyo. The city is a great base for exploring being a transportation hub and with so many fun destinations…

Mount Takao Tokyo

A day trip to Mount Takao (Takao-san) in Tokyo

Mount Takao is the ideal spot to enjoy nature within Tokyo. There are 8 hiking trails that wind their way up the mountain each with their own attractions.  Want a more relaxed pace?  Take the cable car or chair lift part way for great views…

Things to do in Sydney Australia

Things to do in Sydney | Travel guide

In this travel guide we’ll cover the best things to do in Sydney, how to get around, nearby day trips out of the city and where to eat, stay and play. Australia’s oldest city is built on the harbour offering wonderful views, a fascinating history…

Todoroki Gorge Japan

An afternoon in nature at Todoroki Gorge, Tokyo

Looking for a different Tokyo experience?  Take a short train ride out to Todoroki gorge and explore the unique natural wilderness and only ravine the city.  It’s a completely different experience and not what you’d expect in the heart of  the modern metropolitan city.  As…

A 14 day Japan itinerary for cherry blossoms

This diverse 14 day Japan itinerary takes you across the main island on Honshu, from the energy of Tokyo to the natural beauty and culture of Miyajima Island.  It celebrates cherry blossoms, known in Japan as sakura and shares our top tips and best spots…

Salamanca Market

The best Hobart markets for foodies

Tasmania is a paradise for foodies and what better way to immerse yourself in that than to visit the markets frequented by the regions producers, farmers and locals. These 3 best Hobart markets provide plenty of opportunities to taste and purchase local ingredients and feast…