Travel Tips Archive

Eating Out in Hakuba

Over the past 5 years or so, Hakuba ski resort has seen a huge increase in foreign visitors in search of the incredible powder and consistent snow conditions.  The influx of international visitors has helped to develop what was once a relatively traditional Japanese ski resort town with relatively traditional Japanese restaurants, into a world-class destination with restaurants to suit every palate and pocketbook. (more…)

Things to consider when choosing an all-inclusive vacation resort

All-inclusive vacation resorts, popular in the Caribbean and other hot destinations, can be a wonderful way to have an glorious, no-stress getaway. I’ve had my own time laying on the beach of Cartagena, sipping an unlimited supply of margaritas while taking tours and enjoying good food without having to constantly dig into my pocket for money or plastic. Done well it is glorious, but like any way to travel there are some pot holes that can jar your vacation out of fantasy land. Here are some things to consider when considering the all-inclusive vacation resort. (more…)