Where to go in Japan

Most people planning a trip somewhere new will think about the best place to go at their destination. I know I certainly look for what is the best value for money in hotel, sights and activities. If you're planning a trip to Japan in the near future, or just wondering if there's a new and...
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Valentine’s Day

February 14th, Valentine's Day, is sneaking up on us all. Have you found a good way to celebrate it with your partner? This year it falls on a Thursday, making it a perfect excuse for a four day weekend. You can book a romantic hotel for Thursday through Sunday and make a mini-vacation out of...
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Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday is an interesting date linked to Easter. It comes with many different names, Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday and Carnival. The origins of the name Shrove Tuesday come from the word “shrive” which is used to describe the process of absolving yourself of sins through confession and penance. In the past this...
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