Kyoto is the old Japan! There many places here that are still practicing traditional Japanese living and culture preservation. And if you’re in this small town part of Japan, do not miss visiting the infamous Fushimi Inari Shrine as part of your travel itinerary. This is my second trip to Kyoto but still mesmerized by… Read More Exploring Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto, Japan
From Tokyo, we traveled all the way to Nikko Japan. To get there, take JR Tohoku Shinkansen through (“Yamabiko” or “Nasuno Trains”), we already own the Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass) so it’s more convenient to move around. Otherwise, 23 USD per way, isn’t bad at all in case you go for a day trip… Read More Travel review: A visit to Tsoho-gu Shrine in Nikko, Japan
March 2019 – I visited Japan twice in two different seasons (summer & winter) and two different occasions – first in 2015 to meet-up with Japanese friends (whom I met while traveling in Europe) and in 2019 to celebrate the birthday of my childhood friend, Angel for 10 days! We went to key places of… Read More Travel Story: Visiting the Land of the Rising Sun 2019 Japan!
I worked in luxury international hotels for over 10 years, so when I travel I ensure I get to taste local hotels and hostels in each country just to change scenery or and partly to educate myself. We booked our hotel in Hotel Glorious which is near the bus terminal and the airport. The prices… Read More Hotel Review: Hotel Glorious in Bagan, Myanmar
I’m obsessed with land travel — be it on a bus or train. It gives me a piece of the country’s landscape, locality and it’s budget friendly too – so it’s win-win situation. Good thing, my brother and I had no motion sickness issues as we travel a lot when we were young (thanks to… Read More JJ Express Bus experience from Yangon to Bagan, Myanmar