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Fountain of Travel Why Shanghai Should Be on Your Bucket List Pudong Skyline

Why Shanghai Should Be On Your Bucket List

Even though I had lived abroad by myself for years, Shanghai was my first proper solo travel destination. I probably could have picked an easier destination, but Shanghai was an incredible bucket list destination and I am so, so happy I went. This mega city is definitely not for the faint of heart and can be an assault to the senses. The city is bustling and will most likely induce a small culture shock. So why do I claim that...

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How to Spend a Rainy Day at Tokyo Disneyland

I first went to Disneyland Paris when I was 10 years old and little did I know that it would take another 16 years before I set foot in Disneyland again. Back in June I was finally reunited with Donald Duck during a once-in-a-lifetime visit to Tokyo. Tokyo has two parks; Disneyland and Disney Sea, which is unique to Tokyo. It was my sister’s birthday trip so she got to pick and we ended up in Tokyo Disneyland. Now, this...

Fountain of Travel 6 Day Tokyo Itinerary Introduction

6 Day Tokyo Itinerary

Tokyo is famous for its blinking lights, neon signs and fast paced city life. My sister and I went to the city for the first time in June this year and fell in love with it. Whilst a lot of travellers choose to tour Japan, we opted for 8 full days in Tokyo. Whilst this may sound excessive, we were never short of things to do! There are so many cool things to do in Tokyo that you would need...

10 Must Do Activities in Shanghai

Shanghai is a sprawling mega city that offers travellers a soft introduction to the rest of China. I went here for my first solo trip and found a cultural shock but also an exciting city with endless opportunities for activities and food. Read more about why you should visit Shanghai here. I spent 11 days in Shanghai and made sure to experience as much as possible of the city. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming to decide...

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Michelin Star Ramen at Tsuta, Tokyo

I admit it, I’ve got an obsession with noodles. So, when I discovered that I could eat the world’s first Michelin star ramen in Tokyo I knew I had to go. Tsuta, owned by chef Onishi Yuki, was the first ramen restaurant to ever get a Michelin star back in 2015. Food is often the highlight of my trips and Japan is obviously the ultimate foodie destination. To say that the world’s first Michelin star ramen intrigued me would be...

Fountain of Travel 6 Day Tokyo Itinerary Mori Art Museum City View

Thoughts on My 8 Days in Tokyo

In June, my sister and I spent 8 days in Tokyo full of sightseeing and laughs. It was our first time in Japan and wow, did we fall in love with the place! I can’t wait to go back in the future and also see more of the country. We went in early to mid-June which is technically the start of the rainy season in Tokyo. The weather stayed dry for most of our stay, but got really hot towards...