Photo of a Polar Bear by Hans Jurgen Mager on Unsplash

What travel lessons can we learn from Covid-19?

In a pre-pandemic world, this week we would have embarked on an eight-week adventure exploring the Arctic and Scandinavia. Instead we’re now counting the cost of cancellations. Our excitement for the adventure of a lifetime has been replaced by anxiety about losing money.…

July 10, 2020
Cherry blossoms in Ueno Park, Tokyo

Two weeks in Japan: 14 days and 14 insights

We spent two weeks in Japan over cherry blossom season and were totally captivated by the country, its culture, and its quirkiness. Our trip covered Tokyo, Kyoto and hiking the Kumano Kodo. Here are 14 things we discovered about this fascinating country.…

February 6, 2020
Buildings reflected onto Lake Zurich

Stopover: what to do in 48 hours in Zurich

Zurich is the perfect stopover city as you travel through Europe. It's small, extremely picturesque with snow-capped mountains, a beautiful lake and an historic old town. Here are a few things to do in 48 hours in Zurich.…

August 5, 2019