A trip to Japan certainly isn’t complete without seeing the Sumo, and watching a tournament in the traditional arena is one life experience I’m glad to have had.
..it engaged every sense and emotion. It was the essence of Japan – Robin Trento I love a bit of retail therapy as much as the next girl but one […]
Harajuku is a small district in Shibuya, in the area surrounding the train station, and is internationally known as the centre of Japanese youth culture and fashion and is Tokyo’s ‘Kawaii’ […]
Singing your heart out to your favourite ballads in a private themed karaoke room, complete with three course meal and unlimited drinks. Sound like your ideal night out? Then karaoke […]
With so much to see out in Hakone, we set aside an entire day in order to see as much as possible (up before the sun at 6am and home long after 9pm). Some highlights from […]
Opening in 1958, this structure is known as the symbol of Tokyo, serving as both a telecommunications hub and tourist attraction. It houses two observation decks, Tokyo Omiyage (Souvenir) Town, […]
The next few blog posts feature some of my favourite things from a trip to Tokyo back in 2012 (that never made it to the blog before now). Because one […]
Brisbane can often be dismissed as a ‘gateway’ city. Being on a much smaller scale to some of Australia’s other capitals (such as Melbourne and Sydney), it tends to fall off […]
There isn’t a lot that will get me up out of bed while it’s still dark out, but rising to climb one of the beautiful glasshouse mountains is something that will!
Ever wondered what it might be like to spend some time inside a giant ice cube? Do you like your drinks served extra chilled? After a particularly unique way to […]
Nothing caps off a whirlwind trip to En Zed like a little R&R and sparkling wine, soaking our weary bods at Queenstown’s Onsen Hot Pools. High on the cliffs over-looking the […]
Wanaka may be a small town, but it has a lot to offer! Situated in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand, it’s most famously known for […]
Thrill seekers and adrenalin junkies alike all know that New Zealand delivers the goods. As well as the stunning scenery, exceptional food and welcoming people this country is known for it’s […]
I have so few words for this day, but I’m going to give it a go. We put our little Yaris to the test yet again, venturing out to Mount Aspiring […]
No trip to New Zealand (Central Otago in particular) is complete without a tour around some of the many incredible vineyards and wineries in the region. After spending a few […]
With a full day up our sleeves and a car to take us where we wanted, Abby and I set off for Cromwell. Cromwell is a really unique part of […]