Positive vibes in Hiroshima

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Hiroshima is a very special city. We decided to go there for a couple of days mainly to learn more about its horrendous history and the impact the atomic bomb had on the population. However, I left with a much more positive feeling about the city then when I arrived. Read the whole post here!

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Himeji, Kojima & Naoshima

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After visiting Tokyo and Kyoto we went to several smaller places: Himeji, Kojima, and Naoshima. We immediately noticed that, while directions in public transport areas were still mostly both in Japanese and English, people outside of the big cities hardly spoke any English. Click here to read more!

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The city of temples: Kyoto

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After Tokyo we took the bullet train to Kyoto. Kyoto used to be Japan’s capital and is home to a lot of temples and shrines. It is not surprising that Kyoto is a popular destination for tourists, because this is where you can find almost everything associated with Japan, from zen gardens, to kimono’s, to colourful shrines. Click here to read the whole post!

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Hacking for female refugees

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About a year ago I attended my first hackathon and I have been to a couple more since. I always enjoy going to hackathons and find them inspiring. Recently I went to a really special hackathon which I found worth writing about again. Click here to read the whole post.

 

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Non-touristy things to do in London

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I’ve been living in London for a bit more than a year now and I still find new things to do every day. Which is a good thing, because as Samuel Johnson said “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life”. In this post I’ll share some things you can do in London that are not too touristy, and not that expensive (or free). Click here to continue reading 🙂

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