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Back in 2015 I got to cross off a top destinations from my list: Japan. Of all the places I wanted to visit in Asia, the Land of the Rising Sun held the most mystery, intrigue and draw (largely due to sake, of course). The thing with Japan, though, is that it’s not the most …

It’s been about six months since I came back to the United States from Korea. Saying that the wanderlust bug is back would be an understatement. The 15 months that I spent in Asia were thrilling, frightening, exhausting, delicious, and overall, amazing. I can’t wait to go back. Now that I’ve had some time to …

One of the most magical parts of traveling is taking in new surroundings. I don’t think rainy days are exactly the ideal scenario when you’ve just landed someplace new, like Kyoto, and you’re anxious to experience the city, meet new people, speak the language (even if you only know how to ask “where’s the bathroom”). …

Every week I post a new portrait of a person that’s radiating with a touch of magic. This one in particular has a lot of ‘special’ attached to it because of its historical significance. To see more Portraits Around the World, click here. When I walked through the entrance of Todaiji Temple the firs thing I saw was a …

This past July I went to Japan for the first time, as you may have noticed from Instagram or Snapchat (Add me! @neyshaba) with one of my best childhood friends. We went to Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, and Kobe, hoping to pack as much into a one week trip as possible, and really get a feel for …

Every week I post a new portrait of a person that’s radiating with a touch of magic. Sometimes these pictures capture a look that’s a little haunting, other times they take a peek into the every day life of people from different parts of the world. This one right here is, by far, my favorite. …

It might surprise you to know that my first real solo travel experience didn’t happen until last month. I’ve always considered myself to be far too extroverted to see the world alone. As it turns out, traveling solo doesn’t actually mean that you’re alone. I’ve been to Europe where I hopped on a plane to …