The rail pass almost essential for travel in Japan, step by step. A guide to the Japan Rail pass
Hokkaido, the wonderful lavender fields in the North of Japan
Cannaregio, Giudecca and Burano, three places in Venice off the beaten path, where walking is beautiful.
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.