Tag - Best Of

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Washington, D.C. Bucket List
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5 Things To Do During Winter in Sydney
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A Day in Venice
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Iceland Bucket List
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Guam, the best place you’ve never heard of
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Top 5: The Best of Japan

Washington, D.C. Bucket List

I’ve always been a big fan of Washington, D.C. The city is beautiful and there are so many interesting places to visit, whether you want to enjoy a night out or have a historical, cultural experience. Plus, D.C. is one of those cities that always has something going on— so you can easily plan a trip during any season.

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5 Things To Do During Winter in Sydney

We don’t like the cold much here in Australia. With winter now upon us, most would rather snuggle up under a blanket than go out and explore. But there is plenty to do in Sydney during the winter.

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A Day in Venice

If there was ever a time to put Venice at the top of your bucket list, now is that time. Venice was recently added to the World Monument Fund’s list of places under threat. There are genuine concerns that this magical canal city is, quite literally, sinking.

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Iceland Bucket List

I shouldn’t have been surprised. My husband and I agreed he would choose our honeymoon (since I chose our wedding location in Mexico) — and I consider myself lucky we’re not going to the north pole.

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Guam, the best place you’ve never heard of

I’ll be honest. Up until a year ago, if you had asked me to pinpoint Guam on a map, I might have pointed somewhere near Mexico. I had no idea that this tiny Micronesian island was actually a U.S. territory located in the southern Pacific. But, living in Japan, it didn’t take long before I heard all about this mysterious destination. Since Guam is an easy 3-hour escape from the cold winters in Japan, this island is a hot spot for Japanese tourists.

My friends and colleagues have referred to Guam as, “The poor man’s Hawaii.” Well, if that means beautiful, untouched beaches and wild, lush mountainscapes for half the price – count me in!

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Top 5: The Best of Japan

Japan is a wonderfully strange place. Only recently have Western influences started to have any kind of affect; for the most part Japan retains its unique balance of rich history and tradition against the highly modern and technically advanced. What truly makes Japan special is the respect for detail, quality, and simplicity that goes into all things.

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