Myanmar: country of smiles

Myanmar left a smile in our hearts. Such an amazing country that we will certainly go back to. Of all the wonderful and amazing things we did in Myanmar, the absolute highlight, by far, are the people. Despite years of repression and militar government, everyone we have meet has been immediately willing to give us…

Takayama & Shirakawa-go – Mountain Wonderland

Some people said we were crazy to want to explore some of Japan’s highest mountains during the winter. I must admit it wasn’t by design that we planned the trip this way but other than Kyoto and Tokyo, all the other destinations we went to were indeed on the mountains. Not a difficult task considering…

The One and Only: Fuji- san

It is very hard to pick the highlight of our trip to Japan but seeing Mt. Fuji has to be on the top 3 for sure. Fuji-san for the locals 🙂 I find it so sweet that they refer to it as a person and respect it as they would respect the elderly. Our journey…

Peking Duck

I am almost sure that no other place can beat the Peking Duck from Dadong Roast Duck in Beijing but one can only keep on looking. Being in Singapore, we get access to lots of very good Asian dishes and of course Chinese food is the most spread around. Chinese food can be pretty broad…

Chiang Mai, Thailand – guest post by Carol & Lucas

Carol and Lucas recently went to chiang Mai, Thailand. They have shared their top recommendations with us. We will make it there at some point soon, and will verify it all with our own eyes!! ———— Chiang Mai is one of the main destinations in northern Thailand. To be honest, we decided to go there…

Cambodia/Thailand: beautiful ruins and beaches!

We will be taking a little break from posting about Japan, as we have taken a week off to visit Cambodia and Thailand. Lucas & Carol came from São Paulo last week to visit Singapore, and we planned a little trip with them! They took a few days in Chang Mai (we will ask for…

Koya San – Beautiful mountain town!

If you haven’t read our introduction to our trip to Japan, we suggest you read that first here. Koya San On our first weekend in Japan, we decided to go to a place we read about called Koya-San. This is a small mountain town a coupe of hours south of Osaka, where a branch of…