We took the overnight train from La Spezia to Naples. When we were planning the trip, I couldn't find much detailed information online about these trains so I've shared my experience with taking the overnight train here.Read More
The second part of my tour to the DMZ took us to Imjingak, a park that is home to a number of monuments that are related to the conflict between North and South Korea. Unlike Panmunjeom or the DMZ, there aren't any checkpoints to pass through before entering, and no passport is needed. So, if you are interested in seeing some monuments relating to the conflict without the high security or high risk, Imjingak would be the place to go.Read More
Visiting the DMZ turned out to be the most memorable part of my trip to South Korea. It was really informative and a strong and sobering reminder of the reality of the tense relations between North and South Korea.Read More
Japan has a very extensive train network, including the Shinkansen which is a network of high-speed trains, that link many of the major cities on Honshu and Kyushu. Although Shinkansen trains are not the fastest trains in the world, they are one of the fastest at speeds of 320km/h! Here are 4 things you should do when you travel on the Shinkansen.Read More
I think finding a travel partner is quite similar to finding a life partner because when you travel, you're going to be spending a LOT of time with your travel partner. You will go through challenges that you won't normally have to go through when you are at home. Your travel partner will also see you at your worst (exhausted, a bit stressed, and maybe even a little smelly from not having showered for a while!), but you will also share some amazing experiences together.
If you're not traveling alone, what do you look for in your travel partner?Read More