Japan Travel Guide – The Foreign and the Familiar

Travelling to a foreign country like Japan is always exhilarating. But underneath that excitement, there lies that nagging anxiety – Will I overcome the language barrier? Will I be able to adjust to the culture differences? Will I be able to get around? All these thoughts and more swam around my head as I embarked…

Review of China Essence 10 days tour

This  air-inclusive 10 day China tour came with a budget-friendly price tag of less than $599 USD and not only included flights from North America but meals and stays at 5 star hotels. Deals like these sound too good to be true and sometimes are.  My family and I (family of six) had to try…

Essence of China Tour – The Great Wall!

My family usually goes on vacation to tropical places with beautiful beaches and wonderful weather. I thought that we would be able to go to a beach in China. Sadly, my geography failed me again; China was our first trip as a family in a long time that was not tropical. Even though I packed…