Vancouver

Vancouver Food Guide: Where I Ate + Local Tips

  Whoo, whoo, have I got a treat for you guys with this Vancouver food guide! Not only did I indulge entirely too much while I was visiting this city, but I also have two local foodie pals who sent…

Your Summer Packing List: An Ethical Guide

Looking to stock up for your trip? Then you might want to consider checking out these ethical brands and products to your summer packing list.  One of my big goals this year has been to be more conscious and thoughtful…

JAPAN

Staying at a Ryokan in Kyoto, Japan

Staying a ryokan in Kyoto is one of the loveliest experiences you can have in Japan. Here’s a full guide on what to expect and some tips to make the most of your experience. When I met up with my…

KOREA

How to Visit the Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival

One of my first real experiences with cherry blossoms in Korea was going to the Hwagae Cherry Blossom Festival during my first spring. I’ve been and seen photos from quite a few festivals now, and it still has to be one…

KOREA

The Gwangyang Maehwa Festival: Finding Plum Blossoms in Korea

Around the same time as the sansuyu trees begin to bloom so do the apricot plum blossoms in Korea! Here’s a guide to visiting the prettiest area to see all the maehwa trees in their full glory at the Gwangyang…

KOREA

Visiting the Gurye Sansuyu Festival

The Gurye Sansuyu Festival is one of the first Korean flower festivals in spring since they begin to blossom in mid-March. Even though Namwon is only a few stops away from Gurye, it wasn’t until this year, living in Suncheon,…