How to Visit Urupukapuka Island in Bay of Islands
One of our favourite hikes in New Zealand is walking around this beautiful island.
Queenstown to Milford Sound Scenic Flight: The Most Beautiful Half-Day Trip in New Zealand
Photos from our stunning scenic flight and cruise through Milford Sound
Visiting Magical Hobbiton in The Shire, New Zealand
How we were transported to Middle Earth at the magical hobbit village
Learning to Sail in the Bay of Islands (While the World Falls Apart)
The challenges and joys we found sailing a yacht around New Zealand's Bay of Islands.
A Detailed Guide to Walking the Queen Charlotte Track in New Zealand
Our guide to the best multi-day hike in New Zealand for newbies with lodge accommodation and baggage transfer.
10 Tips for Visiting the Marlborough Wineries in New Zealand
How to make the most of your visit to the home of world-class Sauvignon Blanc.
10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan
Our favourite places in weird and wonderful Japan.
Planning a Trip to Japan: DOs & DON’Ts
Our best tips to help you plan an amazing trip to Japan.
20 Fascinating Books About Japan to Read Before You Visit
Learn about Japan before you visit with these novels, memoirs and non-fiction books
Where to Stay in Japan: The Ultimate Guide to Japan Accommodation
Learn where to stay in Japan from ryokans to temples to love hotels
Visiting Lake Kawaguchiko to See Mount Fuji: Everything You Need to Know
The best places to see Mount Fuji at Lake Kawaguchiko in Japan
10 Wonderful Things to Do in Okayama, Japan
Discover this off-the-beaten track city in Japan that makes the perfect base for day trips