An island that is known as one of the three most beautiful scenic spots in Japan, and a floating shrine that is said to be an icon of the country — what’s not to love about Miyajima?
It was an eye-opening trip. Hiroshima is a city with a deep tragic history, but we learned of its rise from the ashes, becoming the beautiful and peaceful place it is today.
Vlog #14: Come adventure with me on the fifth and final part of this 5-part vlog on my trip to Kyushu Island with Parlo Tours. The trip ends in Fukuoka!
Vlog #13: Join me on this 4th part of a 5-part vlog on my trip to Kyushu Island with Parlo Tours. In this vlog — I stayed with a local family in Hitoyoshi, and had lots of fun doing farm activities!
I had such a wonderful time in the town of Tamsui — walking its old streets, visiting its centuries-old buildings, and eating some of the local delights. Here’s sharing with you my top 10 must-do’s!
Vlog #12: Part 3 of a 5-part vlog on my trip to Kyushu Island with Parlo Tours. We spent two days exploring the city of Kagoshima and its surroundings.
Vlog #11: Part 2 of a 5-part vlog on my trip to Kyushu Island with Parlo Tours. Our second stop was at the volcanic Mount Aso, and the cute dome-like accommodations in Aso!
Half a day in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey — where we experienced a tour of the city’s old and new. This is the first part of a four-part series of my trip to Turkey with Parlo Tours.
Vlog #10: Part 1 of a 5-part vlog on my trip to Kyushu Island with Parlo Tours. First city on our group tour was to the steaming onsen town of Beppu on the northeast coast of the island.
My day in the Fukuoka Prefecture — traveling from the south to the capital of Fukuoka in the north. The final league of my grand Kyushu tour with Parlo Tours.
Hitoyoshi was the fourth part on my grand Kyushu tour with Parlo Tours, and we got to harvest our own food, cook our own meals, and then got pampered by our local Japanese farmstay ‘mum’. It was such a unique experience!
While in Kagishima, I got to ride on a cartoon train, dress up as a samurai, admire an active volcano, and eat the most delicious Kurobuta black pork. It was the most awesome 2 days on the third league of my grand Kyushu tour with Parlo Tours!
The second part of my grand Kyushu tour with Parlo Tours brought me to the caldera and peaks of Mount Aso. I saw the active volcano brewing thick white smoke!
If you love Japanese onsen, you’ll love Beppu. Whether it is for bathing, or for viewing — this city has got to be one of the toastiest and steamiest places I have ever visited! First city on my grand Kyushu tour with Parlo Tours.
Here’s how I spent 3 days exploring the cities of Sanya and Haikou in Hainan Island on a tour with Parlo Tours.
A short video of the fun time I had studying the Korean Language in South Korea with Lexis Korea. I spent two weeks in the city — first week in Busan and second week in Seoul.