Vegan food in The Philippines

I spent 5 amazing weeks in The Philippines, and my journey took me from Manila to the beautiful island of Cebu, where I explored Cebu City, Moalboal and Oslob. I had a great time, trying scuba diving for the first time, and climbing beautiful Osmena Peak and watching the sunset. I moved on to the fun-packed island of Bohol where…

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How to spend 3 days in Moalboal

Situated on the south-west coast of the island of Cebu, Moalboal is around 90KM from Cebu City. It's a popular seaside town due to its beautiful beaches, and outstanding underwater sea life. The name Moalboal has a particular pronunciation I believe many foreign visitors struggle with, time and again the friendly Filipinos I encountered helped…

Vegan Food in Japan

I spent 4 fantastic weeks in Japan, and my journey took me from Tokyo to Hakone, Yokohama, Osaka, tiny islands filled with rabbits and art (Okunoshima and Naoshima), and on a historical and cultural journey through Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Japan is a beautiful country filled with amazing things to see and do, and it actually…

Ohori Park Japanese Garden, Fukuoka, Japan

How to spend a weekend in Fukuoka

Fukuoka was the last stop on my month-long tour of Japan. I wanted to visit Fukuoka because I intended to fly onwards to the Philippines and also wanted to visit nearby Nagasaki.  Fukuoka is also a good point of entry/exit to other destinations in Asia as it has links to South Korea by ferry and…

Yayoi Kusama, Yellow Pumpkin, Naoshima, Japan

How to spend a day in Naoshima

Naoshima Island is located just off the coast of Japan in the Seto Inland Sea. The island has a European, Mediterranean atmosphere and is a popular destination amongst tourists as a relaxing getaway from nearby Tokyo and Osaka. It was established as an art island mainly by the Benesse Corporation, which oversees art museums, installations…