This is my favorite hike in the world. Of course, that’s not saying that much… after all, I’m not an avid hiker. But it’s a moderate hike with some challenging moments and huge payoffs: five waterfalls!
We pay a visit to the White Heron Castle. Bonus: cherry blossoms at their best!
Kyoto is chock-full of beautiful temples and eye-catching shrines. Kiyomizu-dera, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most famous.
The first thing we did in Kyoto was spend the day out in Arashiyama. It’s a lovely area in the northwest outskirts of Kyoto and is most famous for its Monkey Park and bamboo grove. David loves monkeys, so the Monkey Park was a must. However, if you’re looking for “wild monkeys” this won’t be it.…
There’s a lot to see and do in Tokyo. Here are some snippets of a few things you don’t want to miss!
Whenever I visit a new place, I like to find a good vantage point from which to look out over the city. This desire is shared by many travelers, and cities know that–many of them designate a specific tower as an attraction.
Toughest hike of my life but worth the views and experience. Hanakapiai Falls in Kauai!
On the west side of Kauai, about an hour’s drive away from Lihue, is Waimea Canyon. It’s a beautiful, lush paradise, complete with a waterfall and lots of great hikes.