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Sep 12, 2018 , Japan

Kayotei Ryokan and exploring Yamanaka onsen

Recharged from our first night in Kanazawa staying at the lovely Asadaya Ryokan, I made my way with Y and her best gal pals to our next stop to Kayotei Ryokan, an hour's drive away. Located in the small hotsprings area of Yamanaka, Kayotei is a traditional ryokan, family-owned inn...

Jul 11, 2018 , Japan

Kanazawa Travel in 24 hours

In celebration of Y's big 40 last year, we went for a nice girlie getaway with some of her best gal pals to Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture. This post describes the first part of the trip where we stayed in Asadaya Ryokan in Kanazawa for the first night, before moving...

Jun 14, 2018 , Peru

Cusco and Sacred Valley Travel

In my final post on my amazing trip to Peru last year with R & Y, I will delve into the best sights to visit while in Cusco and Sacred Valley. These 2 destinations are a natural place to stop by if you are going to Machu Picchu. We chose...

May 23, 2018 , Peru

Machu Picchu Travel

The highlight of our my big Peru trip with Y and R was definitely visiting Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world. Yeah, I made it to one of them finally! In researching for this leg of the trip, I did consider if we should do the intense...

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Oct 24, 2014 , Japan

Fruits Farm Juran, Fukuoka

After a quick 2 day orientation of Fukuoka, we rented a car from Nissan Rent A Car to drive to the wonderful Takefue Ryokan, 2 hours plus drive away from the main Fukuoka city. Of course, being the planner in me, I researched on what interesting sights were worth exploring on our...

Jan 22, 2015 , Switzerland

Montreux Switzerland in December

Montreux is located just 10-15 mins by car from Vevey, so after a short eventful sightseeing and a quick lunch break in Vevey, we decided to drive to Chateau De Chillon (Chillon Castle) first, to check out this famous scenic castle, located by Lake Geneva just after the town of Montreux....

Jul 30, 2014 , Kenya

Maasai tribe in Lewa

Our visit to Lewa was not just about seeing the animals, but visiting one of the best known tribes known as the Maasai people. A semi-nomadic tribe who live mainly in Northern Tanzania and Southern Kenya, they have a deeply rooted history, and is known for still embracing and going about...

Nov 17, 2014 , Japan

Mt Aso and Kurokawa Onsen

On our second day in Takefue Ryokan, being the explorer in me, I wanted to explore some of the famous sights nearby such as the active volcano Mt Aso. I had read up that there's a Mt Aso Cable car we can take, which is the best spot for viewing...