The Serene Beauty of Myokensan

Japan is a mountainous country, and nobody can deny this claim. Hikers are everywhere, tackling the natural beauty this country has to offer. You don’t need to venture out to Mt Fuji or take the pilgrimage walk of Kumano Kodo to fully appreciate the wonders of the mountains in Japan. I took a train from […]

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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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Summits & Suicides

It is 4am. I couldn’t get much sleep throughout the night and the alarm decides to blast itself at 4am. I slowly open my eyes and stare at the ceiling. It seems so far away as I am lying on the floor. Well, on the futon which is basically the floor. I suddenly remember why […]

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