Tag: travel itinerary

Japan, Travel

Lake Kawaguchiko: A day trip from Tokyo to view Mount Fuji and cherry blossoms

Lake Kawaguchiko is one of the spots that is rising in popularity, largely due to its accessibility and gorgeous panoramic views of Mount Fuji. We also found out that it is one of the only few places in the vicinity of Tokyo that was still offering views of beautiful sakura blooms in late April. I’ve …

Japan, Travel

14-day in Japan: #gram recap [Part 1]

I just came back from the most awesome trip to Japan (done over the Christmas and New Year break); it’s my third time there but probably my most enjoyable. I couldn’t stop posting all the interesting sights and experiences on Instagram so I thought what better way to recollect them than to gather the notable …

Japan, Travel

First trip to Japan: A 10-day itinerary

japan 10 day itinerary shibuya tokyo

A sample 10-day itinerary for first timers to Japan, covering Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. This post is a condensed version of my Japan trip in late Nov/early Dec and detailed posts will come soon. We did this 10-day Japan itinerary at a leisurely pace so you can definitely cover more grounds if you wish. The …

Taiwan, Travel

11 days in Taiwan: Ending off with Taipei creative parks on Day 10

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Finally doing the last post for my 2015 Taiwan trip…sorry to those who’ve been waiting…😔 Last full day in Taiwan for my first (semi) solo trip and while I was determined to make the best out of it, the struggle is real. So…I covered two museums/cultural parks, some food in Ximending and Shida night market, …

Hong Kong, Travel

9 things to do around Tsim Sha Tsui (Hong Kong)

tsim sha tsui hong kong

I extended a work trip  for a short 3 days to explore Hong Kong on my own. Because time was limited, my activities were mostly within the vicinity of Tsim Sha Tsui. So here’s what I managed to do with a lot of walking and short MTR rides (get an Octopus card for these; it’s …

Travel, Vietnam

Hue to Hoi An Motorbike Tour

Hue Adventures Motorbike Tour

This was probably the most impromptu thing we did in our entire Vietnam trip. We emailed Hue Adventures at 2AM the day before and only confirmed near 11PM the night before our motorbike tour. We woke up feeling rather apprehensive, not knowing if the motorbikes will come at 8AM. BUUUT they DID! Our luggages were pretty big …

Travel, Vietnam

Explore Hue in 12 hours: Dong Ba Market, Pagoda, Ferry Ride (Part 2)

Don’t miss out Hue when you visit Vietnam! Though lesser known than other cities in Vietnam such as Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, Hue felt considerably more local and less modernized (read: homogenized). Here is part 2 of my day in Hue and if you missed out on part 1, click here. 1430| Khai Dinh …