Kamakura Day Trip: Things to Do

Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Kamakura - Kamakura day trip

Kamakura is a beautiful town located on the Shōnan coast of Kanagawa Prefecture. It’s very popular with Tokyo residents because of the seaside. Thanks to its location close to Tokyo (about an hour) the coastal town of Kamakura makes a perfect destination for a day trip from Tokyo. The many Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, green […]

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Day trip to Enoshima: Exploring a quaint coastal town

Mount Fuji sunset - Enoshima day trip

Enoshima and Kamakura are two beautiful towns located on the Shōnan coast of Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture. At less than an hour from Tokyo, Enoshima is the perfect destination for a day trip away from the hustle and bustle of the capital. Enoshima is a lovely small seaside town connected to Fujisawa by the Enoshima Benten […]

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7 Cool things to do in Aveiro: the Venice of Portugal

Colourful fishermen houses in Costa Nova - 2 days in Porto, Portugal

Aveiro is a charming Portuguese city and one the best alternative romantic destinations. Located in the west of Portugal, set along the lagoon of Ria de Aveiro, the town is known for its canals and colourful painted gondola-type boats called moliceiros. The big attractions in the town are the Monteiro de Jesus a museum located […]

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Whitstable: A day trip in a seaside town

Tankerton beach huts - Whitstable things to do day trip

One of the best activities to do on an English summers day is to go to the seaside. Being an island, England is not short of seaside towns, and one of the best is undeniably Whitstable. From its colourful townhouses to the pastel coloured fisherman’s huts, Whitstable is said to be one of the most […]

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