A slight deviation from travel posts, lately I’ve been doing a lot of introspection and reflection on life in general.
Enter Mazaria, the newest VR arcade in town. Opened on July 12, Bandai Namco’s Ikebukuro reincarnation of the VR Zone in Shinjuku is crazy fun for all ages.
Looking for ideas on fun day trips from Tokyo once rainy season is over? Look no further! Here are 10 must-do day trips tried and tested by yours truly.
A quick and dirty guide to the most interesting things to do in Tashkent, for those who only have limited time to spend in the Uzbekistan capital.
Here are five must-do side trips from Almaty that are so jaw-droppingly gorgeous you’ll fall in love with Kazakhstan and our home planet all over again.
A firsthand report of the Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan border crossing at Zhibek Zholy in May 2019. Includes the latest info, travel times, and humour.
I had an amazing weekend doing a village homestay in Kaskasu near Shymkent, southern Kazakhstan. A picture tells a thousand words, so here are 25 of them.
My Izu Islands-hopping plan was simple: 5 days, 5 islands. Kozushima, Shikinejima, Niijima, Toshima, Oshima. Unfortunately, things didn’t exactly turn out as planned.
Here are 5 last-minute Golden Week ideas for those of us who have missed the cheap flights, but still want to make full use of the 10-day holiday!
Missed the cherry blossom season in Tokyo? Never fear! You can still enjoy shibazakura (moss phlox) long after the cherry trees have sprouted leaves.