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Arashiyama, Kyoto: Romantic Train, Bamboo Forest & Tenryu-ji

Arashiyama, Kyoto: Romantic Train, Bamboo Forest & Tenryu-ji

Kyoto’s rural northwest is perfect for a day out with nature. Ride the breathtaking Sagano Romantic Train followed by a stroll along Arashiyama Bamboo Forest before ending the day at the zen-like Tenryu-ji.

A Brief Encounter With A Geisha At Gion, Kyoto

A Brief Encounter With A Geisha At Gion, Kyoto

A trip to Kyoto is incomplete without a visit to Gion. We visited the famed Yasaka Shrine, admired traditional townhouses, ate halal yakiniku and to top it off, a brief encounter with a real geisha.

10 Foods To Try For A Wholesome Nishiki Market Experience

10 Foods To Try For A Wholesome Nishiki Market Experience

“Kyoto’s Kitchen” is a 700-year old market full of stores selling seafood, fresh produce, sweets and snacks. We happily went stall hopping and ended up trying 10 foods for a wholesome Nishiki Market experience.

Chion-ji Temple Handicraft Market, Kyoto

Chion-ji Temple Handicraft Market, Kyoto

Go handicraft hunting at one of the most bustling monthly pop-up bazaars in Kyoto. Chion-ji Temple Handicraft Market is one huge maze of stalls that sells everything local and artisanal under the sun.

Fushimi Inari Taisha And Its Thousand Torii, Kyoto

Fushimi Inari Taisha And Its Thousand Torii, Kyoto

Our first stop in Kyoto is a visit to one of the most revered Shinto shrines in Japan – Fushimi Inari Taisha where I ate a bird, ogle at fierce-looking foxes and be in awe at the endless vermillion torii.

7 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling Kyoto & Osaka

7 Money-Saving Tips While Traveling Kyoto & Osaka

Japan is the most developed country in Asia and with that comes a higher cost of living. That didn’t deter us from traveling to Kansai as we discovered a few ways to save money throughout our journey.

Malaysia Travel Privilege Card [Giveaway Closed]

Malaysia Travel Privilege Card [Giveaway Closed]

Malaysia Travel Privilege Card is in the same vein as other all-in-one city passes but it covers attractions nationwide while offering much more flexibility to the card holders.

7 Days In Kyoto & Osaka: An Action-Packed Itinerary!

7 Days In Kyoto & Osaka: An Action-Packed Itinerary!

Japan is our first faraway family adventure and Kansai is certified cool. Seven days is all you need to fall in love with gorgeous Kyoto and be in awe over dazzling Osaka.

5 Tips On Traveling With An Infant

5 Tips On Traveling With An Infant

Family travel can be a whole different ball game. Here are valuable lessons and tips learned as a parent while traveling with an infant whose needs are ever-changing.

Resort Review | Somerset Residences, Johor

Resort Review | Somerset Residences, Johor

Somerset Residences in Puteri Harbor and Medini are as close as you can get to Iskandar Puteri’s theme parks without sacrificing any comfort and convenience.