Gujo-Hachiman, Japan’s Water City and the Castle in the Sky

Gujo-Hachiman, Japan’s Water City and the Castle in the Sky

Gujo-Hachiman, known as the Water City thanks to its many waterways, is a beautiful town to visit in central Japan with a stunning castle perched on a hilltop. Wander along the old streets, join a replica food workshop, learn to dance and eat matcha ice cream!

Arts and crafts in the mountain town of Breckenridge

Arts and crafts in the mountain town of Breckenridge

Meeting locals, asking their advice, chatting with craftsmen and women and artisan food and wine producers, not to mention craft beer brewers, is one of my favourite aspects of travelling. I love stumbling across communities where such businesses thrive from a glass...