A Walk in Totoro's Forest - Sayama Hills Day Trip from Tokyo

23 Aug 2018

Under the thick shadow of overgrown trees, mosquitoes stick to my skin as we hike up a hill. The air is dense with moisture and the heat, almost unbearable. The buzzing of cicadas threatens to deafen us. I smile. We're in Totoro's Forest.

8 Tips To Know Before You Go to Japan

15 Aug 2018

Booked a trip to Japan? Here's what you need to know before you go.

Naoshima: Cycling Japan's Art Island

9 Aug 2018

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...

Discovering Machu Picchu: A Travel Photo Diary

8 Aug 2018


Today we visit a deeply mystical land nestled 2.4km above sea level in the Urubamba Valley, South of Peru. This is our photo diary of Machu Picchu.

Ancient Forests & Sacred Graveyards: Our Temple Stay in Koyasan

29 Jul 2018

The morning air is crisp and fresh up here in the Temple Town of Koyasan. Primeval forests surround the sleepy town, and it is the giant old Cedars in the distance that we can smell.