Top things to do on Iriomote Island, Japan

Iriomote Island Japan

The current of the river was slowly pushing my kayak along. I was ahead of my fellow travellers so I had this stretch of river to myself. The peace and tranquility enveloped me and I let my mind wander for a while. I needed the break as I had kayaked for 30 mins, trekked a […]

The Yaeyama Islands, Okinawa: Japan’s Tropical Paradise

Yaeyama Islands

The Yaeyama Islands, Okinawa: Japan’s Tropical Paradise When you hear the word Japan the first things that generally come to mind are neon lit skyscrapers, geishas and sushi. After spending a month there in 2010 we knew there was a lot more to discover in this wonderful country. From stunning countryside to a rich cultural […]