Ten Things Trekking the Himalayas Taught Me

When I first decided to do the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek some four years ago, all I was looking forward to was fresh air and good exercise. Perhaps some breath-taking views of snow-capped mountains would…

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How to Do One Day in Nikko, Japan

My essential guide on what to see and do on a daytrip to the picturesque Nikko from Tokyo, Japan. While I had plenty of best moments in Japan, enjoying the tranquility of nature that Nikko…

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Kuta Is Not That Bad

Don’t get me wrong; Bali’s Kuta is BAD. But I found a few redeeming qualities. First of all, Kuta is terrible. The place has gone down the deep end of tourism sludge and I fear…

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Planning a visit to Chatuchak? Go to JJ Green Instead

Five reasons to love JJ Green night market in Bangkok, Thailand. The Shopping is Better I’ve grown tiresome of shopping in Bangkok over the past few years. The items are just not exciting anymore, and…

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Best Coffee in Tokyo – Turret Coffee

Tokyo’s Turret Coffee has the best and most memorable cup of coffee.  I heard that the famed Omotesando Koffee recently opened shop in Singapore, and that inspired this post.. When the original Tokyo pop-up store…

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