The Ultimate Guide to Japan

The Ultimate Guide to Japan

About Japan Japan is a weird and wonderful place, where you can be wondering old temples one minute and walking the streets of some of the busiest shopping districts in the world the next. Japan is a country of extremes, where old and new blend together in perfect harmony, a country of both great tradition [...]

You’re guide to Itadakimasu! Canberra Foodie Weekend

You’re guide to Itadakimasu! Canberra Foodie Weekend

Itadakimasu! This year Canberra Nara Festival celebrates our 27 year strong relationship with our beautiful sister city Nara, Japan, a city that is held dear in my heart after spending a few nights there in 2018, riding bikes , petting deer, wandering ancient temples and stuffing my face with the best ramen I had ever [...]

Why a solo Europe trip is the best thing you need after a breakup

Why a solo Europe trip is the best thing you need after a breakup

On the day I ended my long term relationship with my then partner and my job, I booked my ticket, packed my bags and set off on a four month backpacking trip of Europe. Long term relationships with someone who isn't right for you can change the way you think and you can lose sight [...]