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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
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
20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Lombok | Gili Nanggu in Lombok, Indonesia
Indonesia

20 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Lombok

Despite its proximity to Bali, Indonesia’s most popular tourist island, Lombok is still relatively untouched. There are vast stretches of undeveloped coastline covered in coconut trees and edged with white, black, and even pink sand beaches, pristine rainforest, and a large national park. Lombok has been described…

October 20, 2017
Where to Find the Best Waterfalls in Bali, Indonesia | Tibumana Waterfall
Indonesia

The Best Waterfalls in Bali

I don’t know what it is about waterfalls, but I feel an almost gravitational pull to find them. Bursting out into a few lines of Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell’s hit “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” is a bit dramatic, but not that much of a stretch. I’d…

October 13, 2017
Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort on Lombok, Indonesia
Indonesia

Checking In: The Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort in Lombok, Indonesia

If you’ve followed our travels, you have probably noticed that we usually opt for smaller hotels and Airbnbs, vying for the best location over a resort with a lot of amenities. Luckily, our recent stay at the Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort in Lombok, Indonesia had us enjoying the best…

September 29, 2017