My half day visit to Nara — where I got to hang out with hundreds of deer, visit some of Japan’s most ancient temples, and dine on delicious grilled eel. Oh, did I mention the adorable deer?
My Visit to Japan’s Himeji and its Castle
A half day visit to see the lovely town of Himeji — the famous Himeji Castle, and the autumn night lights of the Koko-en Garden.
One Day in the City of Kobe, Japan
When I think about Kobe, I think about beef! And yes, the beef is heavenly, but the Japanese harbor city itself is a wonderful place for exploring — there’s so much to see. Here’s how I spent my day in Kobe.
A Day Exploring Shanghai, China
Exploring the old and new Shanghai — from narrow alleways and historic bars to modern skyscrapers and the busiest shopping street in the world. My day out and about in Shanghai.
Mynn’s Top 10 Favorite Things I Did in Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne is an absolute treat for travelers. During my visit, there was never a day where I had nothing to do! So here’s a list of all my favorite things to do in the city — you’ll love it too.
My Day in Ballarat, Australia: Of Gold and Koalas
I was in the city of Ballarat to experience two things — the remodeled gold mining town of Sovereign Hill, and to get up close and personal with the koala. It was a fun-filled day!
A Winter Weekend in Oslo, Norway
During my visit to Norway, I spent a cold winter’s weekend in the capital city, Oslo. 2 days was just enough time to have an easy-going introduction to this charming city.
A Day Through Time in Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An is a picturesque little Southeast Asian town with old traditional Vietnamese houses lining the narrow lanes; lanterns hanging from across the streets, and fishing nets and small boats floating along the river. Here’s an account of my day in the historic old town.
5 Days in Bangkok
It has been more than a decade since I last visited Bangkok– and it’s time to take on the heat, the traffic and the hectic craziness. Here’s my 5 days itinerary for Bangkok.
A Half Day Stopover in Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Banda Aceh suffered major devastation from the 2004 tsunami, but has since been rebuilt. However, remnants of the disaster are still visible– and I spend half a day exploring the city, and learning more about it.
Hokkaido, Japan: My Day in Sapporo
Sapporo is modern, dynamic and compelling; and during my visit in autumn, beautiful. I only had one day in the city, so I made use of my time to sample what Sapporo is famous for; the beer, the food and the shopping.
Mynn’s Top 10 Things to Do in Jeju Island
Jeju Island is constantly described as an elusive spot for a romantic vacation. With its stunning beaches, lovely countryside, beautiful scenery and luxurious seaside resorts– we can see why.
Exploring Newcastle in 24 Hours
A mix of old and new, medieval and urban; the city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne exudes elegance and strength. With only 24 hours to explore the city, I wanted to take a walk into its olden times, while exploring its modern elements.
My Day in Liverpool
Looking beneath its aging exterior, Liverpool is a vibrant city that is filled with cultural heritage; known for its strong love of football and for being the home of the world-wide sensation, the Beatles.
Alicante in One Day
Alicante was the last stop of my eastern Spain tour, and my sister and I chose to stop by this city because we were mesmerized by the pictures we saw of it– especially the ancient castle on top of the hill. This was our one day itinerary.
Two Days in Valencia
Valencia means strength and valor in Latin, and that is apparent in its strong culture and constant innovation. I allocated 2 days to explore the city.