Today, we’re sharing this guest post contribution from Matt Kepnes, the man behind the popular travel website Nomadic Matt. We used to contribute family travel articles for his website a few years ago – read our post about the common excuses people use to avoid family travel. When we started this travel blog 11 years […]
Heian Jingu Shrine in Kyoto, Japan This week’s travel photo comes from the ancient temple grounds of Heian Jingu Shrine, a Shinto shrine located in Kyoto, Japan. Although the Heian Shrine was first built in the late 19th century, the current wooden structure was rebuilt in 1979 after it was destroyed by fire in 1976. There are over 2,000 temples and shrines […]
Yokohama Stadium, Japan You can learn a lot about a city and its people by attending one of its professional sports games, which is why we always make it a point to find tickets to sports games when we travel. On our last trip to Japan, we spent a few days in the city of […]
City Skyline – Kobe, Japan This week’s travel photo was captured from the waterfront boardwalk at Harborland, a popular shopping and entertainment district in central Kobe, Japan’s fifth largest city. Kobe rarely makes the shortlist for Japan’s “must visit cities” and is often overshadowed by nearby Kyoto, Nara and Osaka. We were told it’s an […]
Some more of our favourite miniature travel photos from around the world, including Machu Picchu, Venice, Zurich, Petra and Easter Island. What’s your favourite?
Part 13 in a Series about memorable moments drinking beer around the world. In this post, we reflect on 10 special beer drinking memories from our travels, including Hawaii, Turkey, New Zealand, Japan and Chile
Part 12 in a Series about memorable moments drinking beer around the world. In this post, we reflect on 10 special beer drinking memories from our travels, including France, Japan, Guatemala and Argentina
Yokohama Baystars Baseball Game in Yokohama, Japan When traveling to foreign lands, we make it a priority to sample the local beer, taste the local food and attend live sporting events. For us, it’s the most entertaining way to experience a culture and its people. Like rugby in New Zealand and ice hockey in Canada, […]