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Epic Destinations to Explore with a 4 Day JR Kansai Pass

Epic Destinations to Explore with a 4 Day JR Kansai Pass

If you are staying in Osaka, there is a lot to see but you might be curious to explore the Kansai region. There are so many local gems, so many castles and temples, you could travel forever. So here are a few day trip ideas to make planning your Kansai and Osaka itinerary easier.

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I Wish I had Known This Before Backpacking Japan on the Cheap (in 2018)

I Wish I had Known This Before Backpacking Japan on the Cheap

I thought backpacking Japan would go just as smoothly as travelling New Zealand: Just going with the flow and basically winging the entire trip. Japan is not as backpacker friendly and attuned to the backpacker community and as a result, some prior planning is necessary. That being said, there are a lot of conveniences that […]

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Definite Must Sees for Your Japan 3 Week Itinerary

Definite Must Sees for Your Japan 3 Week Itinerary

Visiting Japan for only a few days might leave you feeling like you haven’t seen nearly enough. There is so much to discover, so much food to try and so many places that will leave you in awe – Japan really has this overwhelming effect like no other country I have visited before. Therefore, I […]

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When Travels Go Wrong – Major Freak Out

This what happens when everything goes wrong when you travel. You May Freak Out Now. But it's never as bad as it seems. Click to find out more.

Great, a gate in my face. And it was locked. Of course. Just when I realised I had forgotten my railpass in my hotel, had to catch a train in 20 minutes and was at the other end of town without wifi and a sim card that would not charge me horrendous fees for calling […]

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