Go Beyond

Let's go beyond borders!

First get yourself a passport (or check that your passport is at least 6 months valid) and then you will be ready to travel the world!

"Around the World in 79 Stamps" by Benjamin Schmitt
Photo from here

Thought You Should Know That...
Phnom Penh
A Bed to Sleep On
The Royal Palace
Hello Kid!
History Lessons in Phnom Penh
Chews Cambodia
I Came, I Saw, I...Spent

Map of Japan from Wikimedia Commons
Know Before You Go
Single Tourist Visa for Japan
Pocket WiFi: Japan Wireless
Roam Around Japan with a Swagger
An Ignoramus in Japan: Vending Machines
An Ignoramus in Japan: Bathrooms and Toilets
An Ignoramus in Japan: Manhole Covers
I Spy With My Little Eye: Japan's Fashion Contradictions
I Spy With My Little Eye: On the Go in Japan
Itinerary and Expenses
10D/9N | Oct 2015 | Tokyo, Toyama, Kyoto, Hyogo, Osaka, Hiroshima
9D/9N | Nov 2016 | Wakayama, Nara, Kyoto, Osaka
17D/17N | Oct 2017 | Aichi, Gifu, Ishikawa, Nagano, Toyama
9D/9N | July 2018 | Hokkaido, Chiba
16D/16N | Nov 2019 | Tokyo, Gunma, Tochigi, Kanagawa, Yamanashi, Saitama
Japan has 47 prefectures, grouped into 8 regions.
Below is alphabetically arranged by Region then by Prefecture:
Chubu Region
Nagoya Accommodations: Hostel Wasabi Nagoya Ekimae, Glocal Nagoya Backpackers Hostel
Eating and Gawking in Nagoya (Nagoya-meshi, Nagoya Castle, SCMAGLEV and Railway Park)
Toyota Museums: Havens for Car Enthusiasts
Inuyama Accommodation: Inuyama Guesthouse Kodinmari
Inuyama Castle Town
A Quick Visit to Chino and Suwa
UNESCO World Heritage: A Hamlet Called Ainokura
Chugoku Region
Strolling and Snacking in Miyajima
Remembering the Past in Hiroshima
Hokkaido Region
Hokkaido Rail Pass
Sapporo Accommodation: Grids Sapporo Hotel + Hostel
See Sapporo: Parks, Towers, Streets
Otaru on Foot
Asahikawa Accommodation: Asahikawa Ride
Beautiful Nature in Biei Town
Lavender Fields in Nakafurano
Daisetsuzan National Park: A Short Hike in Asahidake
Shikotsu-Toya National Park: Hiking Thru Hell in Noboribetsu
Six Short Hours in Hakodate
Shikotsu-Toya National Park: Walking Through Abandoned Places in Toya
Kansai Region
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kansai Region
Japanecdote: If Only I Could Speak Nihongo
Day Trip to Himeji: Himeji Castle and Shoshazan Engyoji Temple
Japanecdote: Am I an Alien?
Accommodations: K's House Hostel Kyoto, Guesthouse Wind Villa, Shiori Yado
Japanecdote: Wisdom from the Road: On exits #2
Kyoto Imperial Palace, Sanjusangendo, Fushimi Inari Taisha, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
Japanecdote: Turning Japanese
UNESCO World Heritage: Kiyomizu-dera, Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji
Kansai Diaries, Day 5: Rainy Day in Uji City
Kansai Diaries, Day 5.5: Tofukuji, Kawai Jinja, Shimogamo Jinja
Kansai Diaries, Day 6: Ginkakuji, Ryoanji, Ninnaji
Kansai Diaries, Day 6.75: Gion Night Walking Tour
Kansai Diaries, Day 7: All Day in Arashiyama
Kansai Diaries, Day 8: Last Day in Kyoto
Sleep, Eat, and Explore Nara City
Kansai Diaries, Day 3.5: Yakushiji, Toshodaiji, and Heijo Palace Site in Nara City
Kansai Diaries, Day 4: Early Morning at Nara Park
Kansai Diaries, Day 4.25: Naramachi Walking Tour
Kansai Diaries, Day 4.5: Todaiji, Yoshiki-en, and Kofukuji in Nara Park
Accommodations: Osaka Airbnb, Hotel Raizan, Hotel Mikado
Japanecdote: How to Lose Friends
Japanecdote: Where is Bentencho Station?
Osaka Castle and Tenjinbashisuji Shotengai
Japanecdote: Learn From Your Mistakes
Kansai Diaries, Day 0: Arrival
Kansai Diaries, Day 8.75: Dizzying Dotonbori
Kansai Diaries, Day 9: Osaka, Over and Out
Sawara Town
Accommodation: Shinjuku Airbnb
Accommodations: Oak Hostel Fuji, Hostel Owl Tokyo Nippori, Centurion Ladies Hostel Ueno Park
Keisei Skyliner and Tokyo Subway Tickets
Memorable Tokyo Eats
Doing Touristy Things in Tokyo
Food for the Eyes and Food for the Mouth at Asakusa
A Day at Ueno Park
Tokyo Sights Using the Toei 1-Day Pass
Teamlab Borderless
Escape to Mount Takao

Malaysia Must–Know
What's in a (Business) Name? Malaysia
What's in a (Business) Name? Malaysia Again
Kuala Lumpur
Home in Kuala Lumpur
Like a King in Kuala Lumpur
Capsule by Container Hotel at Gateway@KLIA2
One Day in Kuala Lumpur for Two Years
Orange Pekoe Guesthouse
Eats Recommended at Suria KLCC
Klick-Klock Homestay in Melaka
Gluttons in Melaka
Melaka In Between Bites
Explore Georgetown

Map of South Korea from Imagine Your Korea

South Korea
Tourist Visa for South Korea
Random Things About Kimchiland
Daily Dose of Kindness in South Korea
South Korea Countdown
South Korea Solo: Tangible Essentials
Six Apps for a Smooth South Korea Trip
Itinerary and Expenses
7D/7N | April 2012 | Seoul, Gyeonggi, Gangwon
5D/4N | November 2014 | Seoul, Gyeongsangbuk, Busan
8D/8N | April 2016 | Incheon, Seoul, Gyeonggi, Gyeongsangnam, Busan
9D/8N | March 2018 | Jeju, Gyeongsangbuk, Gyeongsangnam, Busan
10D/10N | October 2018 | Seoul, Gangwon, Gyeonggi
9D/8N | April 2019 | Jeju, Gyeongsangnam, Busan
Accommodation: Mr Egg Hostel (Nampo)
Accommodation: Sum Guesthouse Garosugil
Sokcho Accommodation: With U Hotel & Guesthouse
See Sokcho
Seoraksan National Park
Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province)
To the North We Go...Almost (DMZ)
Step Back in Time at the Folk Village (Korean Folk Village)
Petite France
Village Walks in Paju City
Day Trip to Suwon City
UNESCO World Heritage: Namhansanseong Fortress
Gyeongsangbuk-do (North Gyeongsang Province)
UNESCO World Heritage: Bulguksa Temple and Seokguram Grotto
Gyeongju Accommodation: Chacharang Guesthouse
UNESCO World Heritage: Gyeongju Historic Areas
Walking Around Gyeongju
UNESCO World Heritage: Gyeongju Yangdong Historic Village
Gyeongsangnam-do (South Gyeongsang Province)
Haeinsa Temple
Find My Name in Masan, Changwon City
Joining the Cherry Blossom Loving Crowds in Jinhae
Tail End of Cherry Blossom Season
Jeju-do (Jeju Province)
Accommodation: Sum Guesthouse Jeju Airport
Accommodation: Jeju R Hotel & Guesthouse
Traveling Around Jeju by Bus (2018)
Traveling Around Jeju by Bus Plus KakaoMap (2019)
Checking out Cafes in Jeju
Location, Location, Location (for a Photoshoot)
Jeju Eats
History and Nature in East Jeju
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jeju
Hiking Hallasan via Yeongsil and Eorimok Trails
Taipei Accommodation: Fun Taipei Backpackers
Taipei Accommodation: Haozhan Hotel
Taipei Accommodation: Neijiang Hotel