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View from Anacapri, Italy

Sorrento, Italy

The first stop on our Italy trip was Rome where we spent a short time taking in the usual tourist spots. Our next stop was Sorrento, down south along the coast. As I mentioned in the previous post, we rented …

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Vatican Museum Momo staircase

Rome, Italy

This post will be the first in a series covering a recent trip to Italy. Even though we’ve travelled to some pretty unusual places around the world, one of the most touristed countries in the world somehow eluded us. Perhaps …

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The Edition Sanya, Hainan, China

Sanya, China

Sanya is a city on the southern end of Hainan Island, just off the coast of China’s south. Sanya is about 650km southwest of Hong Kong as a reference. Sanya is famous for its beaches and high end resorts and …

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Streets of downtown Kyoto, Japan during peak Sakura

Kyoto, Japan

For this trip to Japan, we kept the itinerary simple with three nights in Osaka and four nights in Kyoto. If you want to read about the Osaka leg, you can click here. With our shopping mostly completed in Osaka, …

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Osaka Castle, Japan at sunset during Sakura season

Osaka, Japan

Living in Asia has many perks compared to my home country of Canada. One of the best perks is the accessibility to amazing and diverse countries within a few hours flight from either Hong Kong or Beijing. The downside is …

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Inle Lake, Myanmar

After Mandalay, we then headed south to Inle Lake, where there‚Äôs a traditional fishing community thriving on the influx of tourists. While incredibly beautiful and serene, Inle Lake was the one place where we felt that tourism had started to …

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