10 Days in Vietnam| The Best 10 Day Vietnam Itinerary

Have 10 days in Vietnam? Follow this 10 day Vietnam Itinerary to see all the amazing places there.

Vietnam is probably one of the most underrated countries in Southeast Asia. While most of the tourists flock to Thailand or Singapore, I loved my trip to Vietnam and would highly suggest visiting this beautiful country for at least a week to days. Vietnam has a diverse landscape, spanning from the North to South, including mountains, rivers (and bay), rice terraces, the largest cave in the world, and beaches. It also offers both modern cities and ancient towns. I didn’t have time to visit all the cool places in Vietnam however, so if you have more time, definitely check out Sapa, Hue, Da Nang, and the biggest cave in the world, Son Dong (if you have the time AND money). If you were like me and only have 10 days in Vietnam, use my 10 Day Vietnam itinerary as a guide to plan your trip there! Regardless of how much time you spend in Vietnam, I am still super jealous of all the great experience and food you will have on your trip. Continue reading

How To Get To Xitang Ancient Town: Day Trip From Shanghai, China

Xitang Ancient Town is an amazing day trip from Shanghai. You can get to Xitang Ancient Town in under an hour on a bus. This guide tells you everything you need to know to get to Xitang ancient town from Shanghai (and Hangzhou).

When I went to China in August, I made it a point to visit as many places as I can outside of the major cities like Beijing and Shanghai. Xitang ancient town is a water town about an hour away from Shanghai, it became very famous because Xitang was in Mission Impossible III when Tom Cruise came to Xitang to rescue his wife. Xitang is also one of the more popular towns to visit in China due to its beautiful scenery, amazing food, vibrant nightlife, and its close proximity to Shanghai.  Continue reading

Tokyo Asakusa Senso ji

Top Things To See In Tokyo, Japan

Heading to Tokyo? This guide shows you the top things to see in Tokyo.

Tokyo is probably one of the most visited cities in Asia and what fascinates me about Tokyo is that it’s a mixture between the old and new. This applies to food, culture, tradition, architecture, and fashion. It’s also seen as the capital of quirky things that you cannot find anywhere else in the world. I personally love the food and shopping in Tokyo, and I’m equally in love with the orderliness and cleanliness of the city. This is probably why I have been there 4 times already! If you are interested to spend a couple of days in Tokyo, this is a pretty good 2 day Tokyo itinerary. In this post, I am super excited to share with you the top things to see in Tokyo. If this is your first time in Tokyo, make sure to check out my guide on how to plan a trip to Tokyo.

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China Xitang Sunset

How To Plan Your First Trip To China

You want to visit China but you don’t know where to start? This guide shows you all you need to know on how to plan your first trip to China.

China is a place that everyone should visit at least once. It’s a country with rich history and culture, beautiful landscape and delicious food. But many foreigners see China as an exotic destination that’s challenging to travel to mostly because of the language barrier. Some people may also have the wrong impression of China due to the western media. Either way, China is an interesting play to travel to and I want to share some tips on how to plan your first trip to China.

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Best Hotel To Stay Near Mt. Fuji: Kozantei Ubuya

Kozantei Ubuya is one of the best hotels to stay near Mt. Fuji. This post provides an honest review of this hotel.

Mt. Fuji is the symbol of Japan, so when we visited Japan I really wanted to stay in a traditional hot spring (onsen) hotel (ryokan) with a view of Mt. Fuji. Most of the hotels near Mt. Fuji offer some sort of “bath” but our stay at Kozantei Ubuya was absolutely the best experience I’ve ever had at a hotel. If you are looking for the best hotel to stay near Mt. Fuji in Japan, then you will be interested to learn more about Kozantei Ubuya.
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