A traditional Ryokan in Nozawa-Onsen: Kiriya Ryokan

  If you ever head to Japan, you have to try staying at a ryokan.  My experience is based on our stay at Kiriya Ryokan. Nestled in the hot spring village of Nozawa-Onsen, it was suggested to us by a ski-mad friend, and … Continue reading

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Roadtrip – Lhasa to Kathmandu: 4 days and 3 nights

Roadtrip – Lhasa to Kathmandu: 4 days and 3 nights

  It's been a long time since I posted. Drove out of Lhasa on the 19th of July, saying a sad goodbye to our little base in Lhasa. Lhasa felt like home after 11 days of wandering through back streets, exploring shops, … Continue reading

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Swastikas are Asian, y’all.

Swastikas are Asian, y’all.

      In China, there’s an abundance of the swastika symbol.  I think this presents a great opportunity to really delve into the history of this symbol, as it has only been tainted by nut-bags in the last 100 … Continue reading

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