As you travel around Japan, you will likely notice (on signs but probably not in the flesh) little green creatures with beaked mouths and webbed hands and a leafy hat sorta thing. They are kappa,… Read More »What are those green turtle characters with beaks and leaf hats in Japan?
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?
If you’re looking for a gym in the My An / An Thượng / Mỹ Khê Beach are of Da Nang, Vietnam, you’ll likely be choosing between two options: Pig Gym and My An Sport… Read More »Pig Gym or My An Sport Center in Da Nang?
While your Guide was staying in Osaka, I went up to Kyoto for a long-weekend of exploring the temples amongst the eastern hills of the city. The Nohga Hotel Kiyomizu was an ideal base for… Read More »Review: the Nohga Hotel Kiyomizu in Kyoto
Anxiety about losing a trip to sitting on the toilet because your stomach didn’t like the drinking water, can get a lot of people reaching for plastic bottled water even though they’d opt for reusable… Read More »LifeStraw or Grayl GeoPress to replace water bottles when traveling?
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…
This Guide is not a fan of carrying stuff around. So if I add a piece of technology to my three bags, it needs to be useful on a nearly daily basis. The Garmin Vivoactive… Read More »The Garmin Vivoactive as a personal trainer smartwatch for digital nomads