Hong Kong

Known for it’s high population density, towering buildings, and blend of eastern and western culture, Hong Kong packs a lot of must-sees and must-dos for any traveller. For this traveler, the couple of hours I had to explore the city weren’t nearly enough to enjoy what the city has to offer. It wasn’t even our… Read More Hong Kong

Japan: Nature

From an outside perspective, nature seems to be synonymous with Japanese culture. My earliest exposure to Japan was through Studio Ghibli films like Totoro and Princess Mononoke where forest spirits, contemplation among trees, and ample respect for nature are central themes. Nature is intricately tied with spirituality in Japan, particularly in the two most common practices,… Read More Japan: Nature