Travel Guides & Lifestyle

  • Winter Wonderland in Japan

    Winter Wonderland in Japan

    If you want to experience amazing winter scenery, you need to visit Takayama, Gifu.  Takayama is a city in Japan’s mountainous Gifu Prefecture.  It is about 5 hours away from Tokyo and 4 hours away from Osaka, but It is worth a visit!  There are two places you must go while you are around the […]

  • Kyoto Guide: Explore Gion

    Kyoto Guide: Explore Gion

    Kyoto is my absolute favorite city to explore in Japan.  There are about 800 shrines and 1,700 temples in Kyoto.  It is impossible to explore every single spot, so I picked the best way to fully enjoy Kyoto for you!  There are 2 things you have to do if you are planning to go to […]

  • Best of Miami

    Best of Miami

    People often say Miami is the place to party, but trust me, Miami is much more than clubs and parties! Here are some things I’d recommend doing, along with places to eat and stay.   What to Do Wynwood Walls The walls and doors are soaked with bright, eclectic street art and graffiti. This is […]

  • Luxury in Japan: Minami-kan

    Luxury in Japan: Minami-kan

    Minami-kan, well known for this beautiful garden is a traditional hotel located in Shimane Prefecture. This ryokan has a 130 year history, and it is an absolutely beautiful place to stay.   Rooms There are 14 different kinds of rooms, and each room maintains Japanese tradition while incorporating the essence of modernity. We were welcomed […]

  • Modern Japanese Hotel: Arcana Izu

    Modern Japanese Hotel: Arcana Izu

    Arcana Izu is a perfect place to unwind yourself – you will enjoy the comfort of Arcana with a private bath and some wonderful meals. To completely relax, the hotel does not have a lobby, public bath, and even television. You will be surrounded by the expansive view of the forests as the songs of […]

  • Disney Dream Cruise

    Disney Dream Cruise

    Have you experienced any cruises? If not, maybe you are wondering which cruise you should take… We recommend you experience Disney Dream. You might think a Disney Cruise is for a family with kids, but this cruise provides unforgettable experiences for senior/younger couples as well.     Recreation The ship was fabulous, clean, and nicely […]

  • Adventure in Costa Rica

    Adventure in Costa Rica

    One of the main reasons I wanted to visit Costa Rica was to explore its beautiful wildlife! This was my first solo trip, so I wanted a knowledgeable local guide, and then I found Bucus Tours, located in Manzanillo, Costa Rica.  Manzanillo is located on the east coast of Costa Rica, a 4 hour drive […]

  • Fairytale City in Mexico

    Fairytale City in Mexico

    When you think about Mexico, Cancun, Yucatan, Tulum, and Mexico City are easily on your top destinations to visit. But today I want to introduce a magical city called San Miguel de Allende.  It’s easy to swoon over the 500-year-old colonial city’s narrow walkways, baroque architecture and artisan shops selling plenty of crafts, jewelry and […]

  • Luxury in Bali: Ayana Resort and Spa

    Luxury in Bali: Ayana Resort and Spa

      Everyone loves Bali. One of the great things about Bali is to stay at a beautiful villa and enjoy relaxing. Ayana Resort and Spa is a perfect place for you to relax, refresh, and have unforgettable experiences. We have never felt more welcome in any other inn or hotel we have stayed at and […]

  • Traditional Japanese Hotel: Yagyu-No-Sho

    Traditional Japanese Hotel: Yagyu-No-Sho

    When you think about Japan, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto are easily on your mind to visit, but today I would like to introduce one of my favorite hotels, located in my hometown Shizuoka.  The hotel is called Yaghu-no-sho.   When we walked in, we were welcomed by their warm lights and Koi fish. Their welcome-drink was […]