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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…

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…

Dogo Onsen

Relaxation and tradition at Dōgo Onsen

Sponsored post in conjunction with Tokyo Metropolitan Government Dōgo onsen is the oldest and most famous of the onsen or hot springs in Japan. Known for it’s healing waters for over 1000 years visitors still seek it out and the local community still encompass it in…

Fun things to do in Hobart

20 fun things to do in Hobart, Tasmania

A complete visitors guide of fun things to do in Hobart.  We introduce you to all the best places to eat, stay and play in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania and Australia’s most southern city.  Plus some top tips to help you fit as much…

Hakone onsen - Hakone Yuryo

Planning your Hakone Onsen experience

Soaking in a Hakone onsen is a truly blissful experience that we highly recommend.  It really is the ideal blend of Japanese culture, nature and perfect relaxation.  Hakone is only one of the onsen regions in Japan but being located on the train line between…