Welcome to the land of the Northern Lights, the Midnight Sun, the Salmon, the Fjords, the Oil, Peer Gynt and hundreds of black metal bands… This is Norway! A quick little prologue before we get going. We started planning this road trip ages ago. Many things have been pinned on Google Maps we couldn’t possible […]
Visitors that come to the west of Norway usually have one place in particular on top of their list, and that’s Geiranger. Nestled at the end of a fjord with towering mountains on either side, it has made it on the UNESCO world heritage list…
Today became known as Glacier Day. Norway has around 1600 glaciers on the mainland. Our goal today was to visit two of them, Briksdalsebreen and Kjenndalsbreen…
Welcome to Norway! We’ve arrived in Stryn, and will soon be going on an epic road trip through the country. But first we are exploring the Nordfjord area. The weather in Stryn was not so good, but it seemed to be better further west, so we decided to head in that direction.
It’s always nice to have some common interests with your partners family. Especially nice when that common interest is a hobby you’ve had for many years, and they’re equally into it. This time that hobby is photography, and that brought us on a family road trip to Maizuru, and the Maizuru Natural Culture Garden. Maizuru […]
Ahh Kyoto… The cultural capital of Japan. Around every corner there’s a temple or a shrine, or some other ancient sight to see. It’s also where you’ll get real embarrassed to be a tourist. When you’re in Japan, you have to go to Kyoto. In fact, travelling to Japan and not going to Kyoto is […]
A delayed post about our trip to Koyasan, Wakayama with our friends. It’s pretty heavy on pictures, which we hope makes up for it.
One of not only Osakas, but Japans, most famous and historical landmarks is Osaka Castle… While Osaka castle is often considered to be less impressive than Himeji castle in neighbouring Hyogo prefecture, Osaka castle played a major role in the unification of Japan, and is a must-visit spot for when you’re in the area. The […]
Having recently relocated to Japan, it’s time to explore the new surroundings.
Spring has arrived in Sydney, so we decided to take a trip into the Blue Mountains for a hike…