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Kelly Barcus

The Best Japanese Street Food in Tokyo's Shibuya Neighborhood | A Tokyo Food Tour with Arigato Food Tours | Eating at a Standing Sushi Bar
Japan

Tokyo Food Tour: A Guide to Japanese Street Food

When I first started planning my trip to Tokyo, I was overwhelmed with just how large the city is, it was hard to know where to start. The Greater Tokyo Area is home to over 38 million people (that’s more than the entire population of Canada!).…

March 19, 2018
Diving in Coron, Philippines | Tips for Diving and Getting your PADI Open Water Diver Certification in Coron
Philippines

Diving the Shipwrecks and Coral Reefs in Coron, Philippines

We’re naturally sun-seekers and the majority of our recent travel has been to warm, tropical locations with crystal blue water (see our posts on Bali, Lombok, and Aruba). Snorkeling is fun, but getting scuba certified has been on our bucket list for a while now. With an upcoming…

December 23, 2017
A Weekend Guide to Newport Beach, California | Things to do in Newport Beach
California USA

A Weekend Getaway in Newport Beach, California

Even though we lived in California for about five years before our year abroad in England, I can only count a handful of times when we headed south out of Los Angeles to visit Orange County. But since moving to Newport Beach earlier this year, I’ve come to realize how…

December 6, 2017
Staying at the Kila Senggigi Beach Lombok | Lombok, Indonesia
Indonesia

Checking In: Kila Senggigi Beach Lombok

Lombok, Indonesia still sees far fewer tourists than its larger neighbor across the strait, Bali, but that seems to be quickly changing. And after a week on the island, it is easy to see why. Lombok has stunning white sand beaches, awesome surfing, dense…

October 21, 2017