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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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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Exploring Ozu, Japan’s Hidden Gem

Street in Ozu - Take a trip down to Ozu City to discover another side of Japan. This small town located in Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku Island is a gem worth visiting.

You probably haven’t heard of Ozu City because of its remote location. But this rural town located in the heart of Shikoku is a perfect place to discover another side of Japan. My last trip to the “land of the rising sun”made me discover places I knew nothing about. Ehime Prefecture was a big surprise […]

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Things to do in Kawagoe, the Little Edo

In my quest to see more charming towns in Japan, I visited the town of Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture. Kawagoe is known as Koedo or Little Edo. The town earned the nickname due to its close relationship with Edo, the former name of Tokyo during the Tokugawa Shogunate. Anyone walking in the old town today […]

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