Asia

A First-timer’s Guide to Tokyo

There is no place quite like it. Tokyo. For first timers it may be a little intimating but don't be fooled. You'll be bewildered by the neon lights, weird and wacky food and the amazing culture. Must see Shibuya Crossing Shibuya crossing is the heart of Tokyo. In my opinion the best time to visit… Continue reading A First-timer’s Guide to Tokyo

Asia · Food & Drink

Must try food and drink in Japan

Sushi Sushi is probably one of the best known Japanese cuisines, it's a great on the go snack and meal with sushi bars all over Japan. Sushi is usually rice and fish, but you can get vegetarian ones wrapped in nori (seaweed). Tempura Tempura is most commonly prawns but also seafood or vegetables in battered and… Continue reading Must try food and drink in Japan

Asia

Jigokudani Yaen-Koen, Snow Monkey Park

Jigokudani Yaen-Koen Snow Monkey Park is located in Yokoyu River Valley which is in the northern Nagano prefecture. The snow Monkey park is home to the Japanese Macaques, the first monkeys in the world to bath in the onsen, natural hot springs in the winter to keep warm. The Jigokudani Yaen-Koen Snow Monkey Park has… Continue reading Jigokudani Yaen-Koen, Snow Monkey Park

Asia · Attractions & Activities · Food & Drink

REVIEW: Hanoi Street Food Tour, Hanoi

Hanoi Street Food Tour, Hanoi, Vietnam 10/10 We decided to book a food tour whilst being in Hanoi as the food is amazing in Vietnam and so different in the north and south! We looked on trip advisor and this tour was number 1 for obvious reasons! Our hotel was only round the corner from the… Continue reading REVIEW: Hanoi Street Food Tour, Hanoi

Asia · Attractions & Activities

REVIEW: Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai 5/10 Of course whilst we were in Dubai we had to visit the tallest building in the world. There are various levels you can visit but we pre booked tickets for 'At The Top' level 124, it cost AED 130 or £25 each. We booked the tickets for the first day we… Continue reading REVIEW: Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Accommodation · Asia

REVIEW: Hanoi 3B Homestay, Hanoi

Hanoi 3B Homestay - 10/10 This was by far the best hotel or homestay we stayed in whilst traveling in South East Asia. Whilst looking through Booking.com we found the newly opened Hanoi 3B Homestay, it was a little on the expensive side for South East Asia at a whopping  VND 321,391 or £10 a night including breakfast… Continue reading REVIEW: Hanoi 3B Homestay, Hanoi

Accommodation · Asia

REVIEW: Four Points by Sheraton, Dubai

Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai - 7/10 Dubai was our first stop on our travels, we decided to choose a nice hotel to relax in as we were going to be backpacking for the next 2 months. After looking and looking online we finally chose Four Points by Sheraton. We had a budget in… Continue reading REVIEW: Four Points by Sheraton, Dubai