From Southeast to Central Asia: A 3-Month Round-Up

On March 2nd, I embarked on my longest journey so far – a journey that took me through some amazing countries in Southeast Asia, East Asia and Central Asia. 101 days, 45.000 km., 14 countries, 12 capitals, 20 flights and 57 blog posts later, I arrived back in my home country of Denmark on June 10th with a heavy backpack full of beautiful memories. Today,…

Kyoto from Above: Climbing Mount Daimonji

Kyoto was my third stop in Japan and I had allowed myself three days to explore the city, two of which would be spent with Victoria and Joachim, who I also met up with in Tokyo. On my first day, I arrived at my hostel at 11 AM, after spending the night at the airport in Osaka and then spending the morning getting lost in…

Photo Diary: The Cherry Blossoms of Japan

Whenever I think of Japan, I think of cherry blossoms, and I know that I’m not the only one. Every year in late March to early April, thousands of people flock to Japan to see the beautiful cherry blossoms or the “sakura”, as the locals call it. What I didn’t know when I booked my flight to Tokyo was that the sakura only blooms for…