8 Top Things to Do and See in Ehime, Japan

Discover the top things to do and see in Ehime Prefecture in Shikoku Island. This stunning region is beautiful and underrated area waiting to be explored.

Ehime Prefecture is situated in Shikoku Island on the southern end of Japan. The prefecture, located between sea and mountains is famous for its sweet tangerines (called mikans), pilgrimage of the 88 temples, spa towns and is home to some of the country’s original castles. With so many things to do and see in Ehime, […]

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Planning a Trip to Japan for the First Time: The Ultimate Travel Guide

Shinkyo Bridge, Nikko - planning a trip to Japan for the first time

A trip to Japan cannot be improvised, especially when it comes to your first ever trip. Because the destination is so far and often expensive, planning a trip to Japan for the first time is essential and should not be a last-minute exercise. Preparing your itinerary, booking a reasonably cheap flight and accommodation but most […]

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One week in Portugal – Best of Lisbon, Coimbra, Aveiro & Porto

Blue cat - One week in Portugal

Portugal has become a cool and trendy destination in recent years. The country has it all: mild climate, charming architecture, mouth-watering food, laid-back atmosphere and the ocean as a backdrop. When I started planning my trip I considered whether I should prepare for a long or short stay. However, I decided that one week in […]

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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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