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Golden Bridge Da Nang

Is Ba Na Hills worth a visit? Here’s what I think!

Ba Na Hills is a must-visit destination on most tourists’ map when they visit Da Nang, Vietnam. Other than the Instagram-worthy giant palms that hold the Golden Bridge, what else can you do at Ba Na Hills? How long should you spend there? And is the pricey admission worth the experience?     Let me share my experience visiting Ba Na […]

Osaka Castle

Honest opinion of Osaka Castle – Is it worth visiting? (Day 2 Part 3)

It’s been a while since I last wrote about my overseas travel. Thought I shouldn’t let Covid-19 stop me from sharing my Osaka story. I’ll continue from where I left off, which was Day 2 when I spent an afternoon at Osaka Castle. For better continuity, you may want to check what we did earlier in the day: Day 2

Katsuren Castle Ruin Okinawa

Why Okinawa Katsuren Castle Ruins is worth a visit, even on a Cloudy Day (Day 8 – Part 1)

Hey, I’m going to show you another castle in Okinawa. It’s Katsuren Castle Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located right between Nago and Naha cities. We visited the castle on Day 8 of our Okinawa summer itinerary, which if you recall is the day Typhoon Prapiroon was expected to hit Okinawa. Yes, unfortunately, the typhoon would make a landfall

Things to do in Okinawa

Okinawa Things to do (Part 2) – A Self-Drive Itinerary in Northern Okinawa

Booked a ticket to Okinawa already? If you are looking for things to do in Okinawa, you have come to the right place. In our recent trip, we covered all corners of Okinawa Main Island and will be sharing touristy attractions as well as those off the beaten path. This post continues from Okinawa Itinerary Part 1 where I shared what

9 Days Okinawa Itinerary

9 Days Okinawa Itinerary around Main Island: All Corners Covered (Part 1)

Deep blue sea, white fluffy clouds and awesome great views every day! That’s how I would describe Okinawa. I’ve had a wonderful 9-day stay in the sunny Japanese island and would like to share with you my 9 Days Okinawa Itinerary. You’ll see me visiting tourist attractions as well as places off the tourist map. My 9 days in Okinawa

Typhoon in Okinawa

How Japan Typhoon Disrupted My Travel Plan (And Lessons Learnt)

“Warning. Typhoon will hit Okinawa, Japan on 1 July!”. That was the message my Airbnb host sent me a day before I was to check out of his residence and make a two hours drive from north to south of Okinawa. My checkout date happened to be on 1 July, the day Typhoon Prapiroon was forecasted to hit Japan. How ‘lucky’!

Tottori Sand Dunes

20 Places near Osaka that are off the Tourists Map (Osaka Itinerary Part 2)

Hey there, ready for Part 2 of my 2-Week Osaka Itinerary where I share unique ideas on what to do around Osaka? This post will bring you to fascinating places such as Tottori Sand Dunes, Uradome Coast and even “spooky” and cute manga-theme towns. I’m confident that by the time you finish reading this post, you’ll be thinking about venturing beyond

Ki Castle Japan

2 Weeks Osaka Itinerary (Part 1): Self-drive to Kobe, Okayama, Tottori & More

Hey, check out my 2 Weeks Osaka Itinerary which will offer you inspirations on places to visit in and around Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto. With the help of a rental car, you’ll see us venture out to cute manga-theme towns, dipped in public hot spring and made a dangerous attempt up a mountain. I also visited the best castle I’ve

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