Beach Life

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. A lot has happened since I ventured out to the northernmost part of Japan by the means of the local trains and a cheap train pass. As spring, and subsequently summer approached, I’ve tried to head to the beaches more often. First a bike ride around Biwa Lake […]

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Okinawan Glory – Ishigaki

Ishigaki – an unheard of location in Okinawa to most tourists until very recently. In the last few years, there has been an increase of flights to the island thanks to the budget airlines such as Peach offering affordable fares. Don’t let that steer you away from going to Ishigaki. You can still find beauty, […]

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Beach Paradise in Kyoto

No need to fly to Okinawa or even the Carribean to find a beach paradise close to home (even… Kyoto!). When most people think of local beaches around the Kansai area, they might think of those stunning beaches on Biwa Lake. However, they can be quite overcrowded and even expensive to enter during the peak […]

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Naked Korea in Busan

So here I am, sitting in a mixed-gender resting area after finally hitting up the famous Vesta spa in Busan. It’s essentially the same as a Japanese onsen. It’s advertised as a spa and in reality, it’s a public bath with stunning views of Haeundae beach. I read reviews of this place on Tripadvisor and […]

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