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In the South of Crete: the beaches of Triopetra

Exploring the beaches of Crete. A few days in Rethymno province around Triopetra and Agios Pavlos.

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A guide to the Japan Rail Pass

The rail pass almost essential for travel in Japan, step by step. A guide to the Japan Rail pass

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The lavender fields in Furano

Hokkaido, the wonderful lavender fields in the North of Japan

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Walking in Venice off the Beaten Path

Cannaregio, Giudecca and Burano, three places in Venice off the beaten path, where walking is beautiful.

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Walking in Kyoto: from Takao to Kiyotaki

I love walking in Kyoto. This hike from Takao to Kiyotaki is not to be missed: it eventually leads to Arashiyama

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Four reasons to love Kanazawa

Samurai, geisha, contemporary art, beautiful gardens and excellent cuisine. Kanazawa is worth a visit.

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Five books on Kyoto

Great titles to read or bring with you to the ancient capital of Japan

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Peak season in Kyoto: finding accommodation

Some advice on finding accommodation in spring in Kyoto (and Tokyo). And it can be useful all year round too!

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Malta in winter

Blue skies, mild weather and lots of culture and history. Travelling in Malta in winter can be rewarding. 

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Cambodia: on a boat on the Tonle Sap lake

Traveling by boat from Siem Reap to Battambang, among the floating villages (in Cambodia)

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