This is What a Hike in Japan's Edo Period Nakasendo Trail Looks Like

31 Mar 2020

There is something liberating about being in the middle of a Japanese forest, walking along, with no other soul in sight. Our hearts pump at an accelerated rate but our minds are elevated, breathing in the fresh air and absorbing the lush green trees and bird sounds all around us. We're hiking in the Kiso Valley.

Second Time in Japan: Our Complete 2 Week Itinerary

26 Mar 2020

Beyond Tokyo and Kyoto, the geishas and the tea ceremonies, shrines, bullet trains and robot restaurants, there is still a delicious world to explore. If you're planning your second visit to Japan, or you want an alternative guide with off-the-beaten-path ideas, read on.

Laguna 69 & Eco Lodge Stay: 3 days trekking in Huaraz, Peru

15 Mar 2020

The most famous trek in Peru is the Inca Trail; it's the one that connects Cuzco to Machu Picchu. But few people know it's part of a massive, ancient, Inca road system that joins many countries. One of the towns on this Andrean highway is Huaraz.

An Alternative Guide to Paracas, Peru

14 Mar 2020

It's going to be a hot day. We can tell because it's 5AM and the air in Lima is already stagnant and getting heavier with the rising dust. We load up the car moving swiftly and a few minutes later we're on the highway, bound South. We're going to Paracas.

Naoshima: Cycling Japan's Art Island

13 Mar 2020

Naoshima is an island in the Seto Inland Sea, famous for its contemporary art and the superb Benesse House Museum. But this island offers an intense surreal experience for more than just the art-lovers...