Machida, Tokyo city views

Cool bars in Machida

May 1, 2019

Although far from the frantic downtown Tokyo scene, Machida has its own nightlife going on. The bars around the station area come in all sizes and shapes, and there is certainly a lot to choose from.

Odaru Waterfall, Izu, Japan

Waterfall onsen in Shizuoka

March 23, 2019

Odaru waterfall is the largest of the seven “Kawazu Waterfalls” found at the heart of the Izu Peninsula in Shizuoka, Japan. And right next to the plunge, there is the mixed Amagiso Onsen. Maybe the coolest onsen in the country?

Zamami island

Days in Zamami Island

July 7, 2018

Zamami is a popular destination in Okinawa, but the island remains largely unexplored by its visitors. My days in Zamami were heavenly, and I even met people from the stars.