Asia, Japan, Travel

The Goto Islands: Exploring Japan’s hidden gem.

In Japanese Gotō means “ five-island”, and hence the Goto Islands are the 140 islands located on the western coast of the East China Sea. Among these islands, there are 5 main islands known as Fukue Island, Naru Island, Wakamatsu Island, Hisaka Island, and Nakadori Island. These islands have deep historical roots in the Christian community of Japan and how…

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Asia, Japan, Travel, World

Miyajima: Torii Gates, Deer and Mountain Hikes

Miyajima is a stunning island located just off the coast of Hiroshima that is most famous for its ‘floating’ crimson Torii gate. But beyond this iconic World Heritage Site, you’ll also find gorgeous coastal walks, serene mountain temples and dozens of friendly deer. Read on to learn more about what this island gem has to offer! Itsukushima Shrine Miyajima Island…

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Asia, Japan, Travel, Travel

Top 5 things to do in Kyoto

The capital of feudal Japan from 794 to 1868, Kyoto is dotted with countless temples and shrines and imbued with a traditional Japanese feel. Explore teahouses, meet geishas and immerse yourself in a world of bamboo groves and ancient shrines. Fushimi Inari Shrine No trip to Kyoto is complete without a visit to Fushimi Inari Shrine. Home to over 10,000…

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Japan, Travel

The Goto islands – Paradise in Nagasaki

The Goto Islands are located in the East China Sea, off the eastern coast of Japan’s Kyushu region. From southwest to northeast, they’re known as Fukue, Hisaka, Naru, Wakamatsu, and Nakadori. Fukue, the largest of the islands, is easily accessible by ferry or small plane from Nagasaki and Fukuoka.  Fukue Island Fukue island reaches an average temperature of 30 degrees…

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Travel, World

3 Inspiring Solo Trips to Take After a Break-up

Whether it’s your first love or a long-term relationship gone sour, wallowing in heartbreak isn’t healthy. If you’re recently single and ready to start the healing process, a good dose of travel should do the trick. After all, travelling is proven to make you happier. On top of that, solo travel is an incredible chance to grow as a person.…

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5 Significant Reasons Why Travelling Makes You Happier

Need more persuasion to pack your bags and set off on the adventure of a lifetime?  We’ve compiled 5 reasons why traveling improves your overall health, happiness, and wellbeing. 1.Self-Confidence & Self-esteem No matter how organized you are or how much planning you do, there comes a time when things don’t exactly go to plan. Whether you miss a connecting…

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Europe, Travel

6 Amazing Road Trips To Take in Europe

The world that eyes yearn to view isn’t usually found in bustling city centres and in shopping malls. Sometimes, the greatest way to truly experience the world is to get behind the wheel of a vehicle and go on a road trip. Hitting the highways and country roads of Europe will lead to discoveries of hidden hamlets and mesmerising sights.…

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Travel, World

5 Hidden Places on Mountains Around the World

Mountain ranges are truly breath-taking and mysterious places. Travelling up a mountain is a real feat of strength- whether you’re thinking of trekking up with your camera to take breath-taking photos or you’re planning on your next skiing holiday, there’s no denying that mountains are great holiday destinations. But what about those areas of the mountains which not many people…

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Unusual, World

Best Abandoned Theme Parks Around the World

There is something undeniably creepy and fascinating about the idea of abandoned theme parks. Not only do they hint are discovering the unknown—whatever that might be—but the silent decay of technology as it is reclaimed by nature is also inspiring. Whether you want an eerie experience or a different kind of thrill, here are some of the best abandoned theme…

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