I love walking in Kyoto. This hike from Takao to Kiyotaki is not to be missed: it eventually leads to Arashiyama
Samurai, geisha, contemporary art, beautiful gardens and excellent cuisine. Kanazawa is worth a visit.
Great titles to read or bring with you to the ancient capital of Japan: books on Kyoto
Some advice on finding accommodation in spring in Kyoto (and Tokyo). And it can be useful all year round too!
Blue skies, mild weather and lots of culture and history. Travelling in Malta in winter can be rewarding.
Traveling by boat from Siem Reap to Battambang, among the floating villages (in Cambodia)
Some of the best books to read if you are travelling to Japan. Or if you have just returned and want to keep travelling with your imagination.
Walking among beautiful beaches, a turquoise sea and the rainforest in New Zealand. Hiking in Abel Tasman is amazing (even in september)
Long journeys on endless roads, passing through a beautiful scenery: this is how’s driving in New Zealand. My experience, useful info and some pictures, because roads, in New Zealand can be incredibly beautiful
If you go to Japan, try to be in the old capital on the 21st of the month. Quick guide to the Kobo-san monthly market at Toji (and some notes on why I love Japan winter)