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Jay has travelled and lived extensively in Asia and Africa. Part gypsy, part nomad and part mermaid, she aspires each day to satisfy her wanderlust in any way possible.

Visit Japan’s Last 12 Original-Build Castles

By , August 21, 2019

There are over 300 castles throughout Japan, but only 12 original-construction castles left that hav...

Experiencing Kagura – Japan’s Oldest Performance Art

By , August 16, 2019

Kagura is a traditional Japanese performance that includes dances and music performed as part of a S...

Tsuruoka, Japan: The Three Mountains Of Dewa, Mummies, And R...

By , August 5, 2019

Tsuruoka is often described as the ‘hidden Japan’. Its main attractions include three sacred mou...

The COPE Visitor Centre in Vientiane, Laos

By , July 22, 2019

An estimated 270 million sub-munitions from cluster bombs dropped on Laos and still litters the coun...

Upcycling Laos: Turning Bombs Into Boats & Spoons

By , July 18, 2019

During the Vietnam War, the United States of America dropped more than 270 cluster bombs on Laos. Th...

Skiing At Lebanon’s Cedars

By , June 3, 2019

You wouldn’t think it, but should one want to go skiing in the middle east, make a trip to the Ced...

Visiting Roman Ruins In The Middle East

By , June 2, 2019

All roads lead to Rome, or so the saying goes. Here are two impressive Roman ruin sites to visit nex...

Exploring The Qadisha Valley In Lebanon

By , May 31, 2019

At the heart of the Lebanese mountains lays the Qadisha Valley. Not only is it home to one of the la...

Luxor, Egypt: The World’s Largest Open-Air Museum

By , May 18, 2019

Luxor in Egypt is often referred to as the world’s largest open-air museum with its massive collec...

Get A Taste Of Japan’s Old World Charm In Yanaka, Tokyo

By , April 25, 2019

Modernity is one of the things that adds to Japan’s appeal. However, if you’re yearning for a mo...