If you’re often doing months-long stays in Airbnbs for remote work, you’ve probably noticed the absence of an Airbnb loyalty program. But there is a partnership with Avios that can earn points for your… Read More »Earn Avios from Airbnb stays: Does it actually work?
Finding a base to adventure from in Tokyo can always feel like you’re making big trade-offs on accessibility, cost, and the things you want to see and eat. But on my most recent trip, your… Read More »Where to stay in Tokyo? Here’s the Goldilocks neighborhood…
As somebody who only has three bags, your Guide is intrigued by the possibility of not needing to carry clothes. What to bring, what to leave, how to fit it all in that carry-on? What… Read More »Do you trust an airline to supply your wardrobe to Japan?
In the interest of learning, your Guide recently took two train trips in JR Green Cars, assuming they might be better for getting work done while zipping across the Japanese countryside. Is the Green Car… Read More »Is the JR Green Car worth it on the Shinkansen or Thunderbird?
São Paulo’s Guarulhos International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Latin America, and Terminal 3 is its crown jewel. Opened in 2014, it boasts modern facilities, vast shopping areas, and a plethora of… Read More »How is the food at São Paulo’s Guarulhos Airport Terminal 3?
Here’s a friendly PSA for those of you planning a South American adventure: don’t forget to check the vaccination requirements before you jet off! You don’t want to end up like me – stuck in… Read More »UPDATED: No yellow fever vaccine and can’t board your flight from São Paulo?
Indoor summer vacations? Hiking in the winter? The end of your favorite beach? Trip cancelation insurance costing as much as the trip? Climate change is here. We just had the hottest day the planet has… Read More »How will climate change affect vacations?
Songshan Airport is the tiny Taipei airport. But conveniently close to downtown Taipei, and with several international connections around Asia, it might be your best option for hopping from Taipei to a nearby destination. Make… Read More »How is the food at Taipei Songshan Airport?
In 2019, your Guide visited India to facilitate some mental health workshops and I took that opportunity to visit Bodhgaya for a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat at the International Vipassana Centre. Are you eager to… Read More »What happens at a Vipassana meditation retreat in Bodhgaya, India?