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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: books on Kyoto Read more

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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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. 

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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)

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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

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Kyoto: the flea market at Toji temple

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)

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Laos: hiking in the jungle

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

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