Okunoin Cemetery, Koyasan, Japan
Legend has it Kūkai, much-celebrated monk of 9th Century Japan, threw a three-pronged trident from Xi’an, China, which soared across the East China Sea, and embedded […]

Okunoin Cemetery, Kōya-san, Japan




Vaduz Castle, Liechtenstein
Europe has plenty of micro-states, but for some reason it’s double-landlocked Liechtenstein that most often comes to mind when discussions are had as to which […]

Vaduz, Liechtenstein – worth a visit?







Erakor Lagoon, Port Vila, Vanuatu 2
The majority of people that fly into Port Vila, Vanuatu, will be immediately whisked away to a resort of some description, from which they will […]

Things to do in Port Vila, Vanuatu





National Historical Museum, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 2
A vast public square, crisscrossed with tiled paths, dotted with flower beds, decorated with a staggeringly-tall flagpole, a statue of a heroic figure, and a […]

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – worth a visit?