Japan: Kyoto 京都

Japan: Kyoto 京都

Kyoto has easily become my favourite part of Japan so far. There’s something about the slowness of its pace, the calm air, the peace, the gentle demeanour of the locals, and the lightness of the city. I may be biased because Memoirs of a Geisha was one of the most impactful books that I’ve read [...]

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Japan: Hakone-machi 箱根町

Japan: Hakone-machi 箱根町

It’s been almost three months since Andre and I tied the knot and flew to Japan for our mini-moon. And last weekend, as I was putting our Japan travel journal together, I was then again shaken by Japan’s beauty. The Land of the Rising Sun has this particular flavour that you’d want to savour over [...]

Settlers

Settlers

Falling off the grid is my favourite thing to do when I feel like I’ve had enough of life, which explains my radio silence for the past month and a half. April was a month of letting go and making tough decisions, while May instantly opened up a new and good chapter in my life. [...]