You should travel as far and as wide as possible. It's the only way to taste the fullness of life.View Article >>
The last time I was in Japan, “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga was charting, Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 had just hit theatres, and infinity scarves and hair feathers were in. These are my tips and mishaps on my first trip to Japan in over a decade!View Article >>
If you are like me (or me previously) and have a compulsory need to pack 5 pairs of shoes for a 3 day trip and you want to change, then this article might be the one for you. Here’s my guide to going from a 50 lb check in bag to a 17 lb backpack for my 7-day Japan trip and all the options I had to consider.View Article >>
What I did, and how I traveled through Japan knowing a limited amount of Japanese.View Article >>
Japan's been a second home for me, a place of comfort and familiarity. But I know this won't last.View Article >>
It’s really just a matter of what you’re prioritizing on a trip, and if it’s meeting people and going out, then there really is no substitute for a hostel. This experience instilled confidence in accommodations for backpacking travelers and in my own abilities to deal with new situations and environments.View Article >>
Being vegan in Japan can seem daunting, but with the recent popularity of plant-based cuisine across the major cities, it can be easy to find filling and tasty vegan meals!View Article >>
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