Exploring Shikoku Island: Beyond Japan’s Golden Route

View of hilltop Ochiai Village, Shikoku from observation deck

Shikoku Island is Japan’s best-kept secret. Packed with all the things that people seek out for when planning a trip to Japan: breathtaking scenery, culture, tradition, authenticity and hospitable people. If you want to experience something different, where nature and traditions still live on, I would urge you to go to Shikoku. Let’s explore the […]

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Namsan Tower: All You Need to Know Before You Go

Gorgeous skyline - Seoul

Surrounded by lush green hills is Seoul’s top attraction and symbol: the Namsan (N) Seoul Tower. Located atop Mount Namsan it is not only a top tourist attraction but also the highest point of the capital. As such, it offers an amazing panoramic view of Seoul’s skyline, both during the day and night. The capital […]

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Dazzling light festivals to see during Christmas in Tokyo

Dazzling Christmas illumination at Roppongi Hills

With Christmas around the corner, Tokyo comes to life in the most magical way possible with a spectacular display of winter illuminations. The Christmas events and lights shows in Tokyo are extremely popular. You’ll find lots of young couples strolling down the streets and taking selfies. If you are currently in the city, don’t miss […]

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the 14 must-see walled cities and towns in france

Guide to the most picturesque and most impressive walled cities and towns in France.

Throughout the centuries, cities and towns in France have built fortified walls and ramparts to protect themselves against enemies.  Cities in France have managed to preserve their walls and ramparts to the delight of history fans and tourists who enjoy charming locations. You will find some of these French walled cities on hills (Carcassonne) or […]

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Things to do in Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings seafront - Things to do in Hastings - SecretMoona

Hastings has been on my mind for a while. If like me, you are looking for a nice post-lockdown getaway, look no further than Hastings. The historic and quintessential British seaside resort town is perfect for a staycation. Even though the weather might be on the colder side right now, it is still good for […]

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