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

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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

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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

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

Asia · Attractions & Activities

Tubing in Vang Vieng

Vang Vieng is famous for tubing and although it's surrounded by lots of natural beauty it's the only reason we visited. We only realised when we arrived how beautiful the area is and there were lots of day trips from there. We only stayed the one day in Vang Vieng which was consumed by tubing… Continue reading Tubing in Vang Vieng

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Luang Prabang, Laos

We arrived off the long boat in Luang Prabang and followed a lonely planet recommendation for a guesthouse in the centre of town called Sackarinh Guest House! It was located down a side alley within walking distance to almost everything, we were located outside the main market which runs every night from dusk til 10pm.… Continue reading Luang Prabang, Laos