Just a short train ride from Tokyo, you can visit two cultural sites in one day. Enoshima and Kamakura are beautiful adjacent cities in the Shonan area where you can escape from Tokyo’s constant, in-your-face energy and enjoy nature and history at a much slower, leisurely pace. [Read more…] about Day trip from Tokyo – how to visit Enoshima and Kamakura
The Czech Republic is an amazing country with a wealth of culture, history, architecture, and natural beauty.
In this 5-day itinerary for first-time visitors, you’ll fall in love with two of Europe’s most beautiful cities and get a taste of the great outdoors that makes hiking one of the Czechs’ favorite past times. By the end of your trip, you’ll realize 5 days is hardly enough. These are the sights that will surely make you come back. [Read more…] about 5 days in the Czech Republic – the best sights for your first visit
Japan is an immensely fascinating country where endless arrays of adventures await all kinds of travelers. Tiffany of TOPSHELFMISCHIEF shares her adventures in Koyasan, Kansai. [Read more…] about Discovering Koyasan – an offbeat cultural adventure in Japan
A visit to Tokyo is an endless feast for the senses.
A stroll along Takeshita-dori in Harajuku indulges you to a parade of characters with outrageous hairstyles and daring outfits. Breakfast in Tsukiji treats you to the early morning bustle of the port and a burst of flavors in your mouth. And then there’s Shibuya, the world’s busiest intersection, where you get to cross the road with a hundred others, surrounded by the buzz of city traffic, billboards, and daily life.
Tokyo is certainly a mecca to all those who crave the adrenaline rush of a trip to a big city. But what if you want to have a relaxing trip instead? Is it possible?
Pick up rental car – check. Take out Korean-style fried chicken and gimbap for the road – check. Full tank of gas, road trip buddies, and a hefty sense of adventure – check, check, and check.
Ready to set off for a road trip in South Korea? Here’s your first challenge: using the Korean GPS. [Read more…] about GPS phone numbers for driving in South Korea