Category: travel

Four reasons to love Kanazawa

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

Five books on Kyoto

Great titles to read or bring with you to the ancient capital of Japan: books on Kyoto

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!

Malta in winter

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

Cambodia: on a boat on the Tonle Sap lake

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

Japan: six travelogues

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. 

Hiking in Abel Tasman National Park

Walking among beautiful beaches, a turquoise sea and the rainforest in New Zealand. Hiking in Abel Tasman is amazing (even in september)

Driving in New Zealand

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

Kyoto: the flea market at Toji temple

Cooking takoyaki at Kobosan

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)

Laos: hiking in the jungle

Rice fields as far as the eye can see in Luang Namtha

Luang Namtha, a walk in the primary forest of Nam Ha

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