Category Archives: Japan

The Best Kumano Kodo Accommodation Options (My Recommendations)

One of the most distinctive features of the Kumano Kodo track is the accommodation. There...

Where To Stay In Tanabe, Japan (My 4 Picks!)

I spent a couple of nights in Tanabe while hiking the Kumano Kodo trail. The...

The Best Kumano Kodo Tours (Guided vs. Self-Guided)

Planning a Kumano Kodo hike can be a headache.. (it was for me at least!)...

Kumano Kodo Luggage Transfer Service (Key Info And Pricing)

Japan has everything on tap – from vending machines for cooked wagyu beef, to roaming...

Kumano Kodo Trail Length (Full Break Down Of The Distances)

I hiked the Kumano Kodo in the summer of 2023 and quickly realized that not...

The Best Kumano Kodo Swimming Spots (Swimming Holes)

Kumano Kodo is a network of ancient pilgrimage trails that crisscross the Kii Peninsula of...

Kumano Kodo Nakahechi Route (Tips + My Experience)

Preface: I hiked the Nakahetchi route in July of 2023. I chose to do it...

The Best Time to Walk The Kumano Kodo (And When NOT To Go!)

The Kumano Kodo is an ancient pilgrimage route in Japan, which has increasingly gained popularity...

My Kumano Kodo Trail Complete Guide (With Maps and Photos)

Preface: I hiked the Nakahetchi route in July of 2023. I chose to do it...

Brewster Glacier Hike (1 Day vs. Overnight)

Brewster Glacier is reportedly the most accessible glacier in the Mount Aspiring National Park as...

5 Best Bike Rental Companies in Leh, Ladakh (Revised For 2024)

There are several bike rental companies in Leh, Ladakh. But not all of them are...

My 19 Best Restaurants in Leh Ladakh (And 4 Must Trys!)

Leh Ladakh is a beautiful place with a rich culture and delicious food. During my...

Kilimanjaro Park Fees 2024 (This Is How They’re Calculated)

Climbing Kilimanjaro is not cheap. When I was planning my trip back in 2019, the...

The Best Kumano Kodo Accommodation Options (My Recommendations)

One of the most distinctive features of the Kumano Kodo track is the accommodation. There...

The 7 Best Kilimanjaro Tour Operators (And Who I Used!)

I summited Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2019. But choosing the right tour operator wasn’t an easy...