Vietnam Travel Tips and Highlights by photographer Réhahn French photographer Réhahn is currently on a mission to photograph all 54 of Vietnam’s tribes. It’s taken eight years of travelling Vietnam by motorbike to explore the remote corners of the country but, with 51 tribes and counting, he’s set to finish his ambitious Precious Heritage project in 2019. A travel photographer inspired… Read More
We have a lot of great writers that share their travel stories with The Planet D readers. This is a collection of guest posts on our travel blog.
Less than two hours from the crowded side streets of Tokyo is Kamakura. A small town so striking, it’s been the setting for dozens of Japanese movies, anime series and even music videos. Once the very real battleground of Samurai and Ninja, Tokyoites and savvy tourists flock to the seaside every weekend to escape the fast-paced city life, devour fresh… Read More
Have you thought of visiting Portugal? Divya and Vikas of Beyond the Wall, share their 7 reasons why you make Obidos, Portugal more than just a stopover or day trip. 7 Reasons You Should Visit Obidos, Portugal In contrast to its size, Portugal packs a punch with innumerable sights to visit and places to experience. From beach bumming in Algarve to adventuring… Read More
Looking for things to do in Tromso, Norway? Kay Rodriguez shares the best activities she had when visiting in winter. Tromso, Norway Winter Adventure Some have coined Tromso, Norway the “Paris of the North,” but I have to disagree. While Paris offers romantic buildings and city life, Tromso’s big draw is its natural beauty and adventure activities. For the intrepid,… Read More
Wondering what it is like to hike to Trolltunga? Chee of TakeOutdoors.com shares a first-hand account of trekking to Norway’s most famous landmark. “If at first, you don’t succeed…” goes the old saying. Trolltunga Hike – Norway’s Most Famous Landmark Just a half hour after leaving the trailhead by the roadside near Skjeggedal, I was beginning to doubt my idea of hiking Trolltunga…. Read More
Noel Cabacungan visited his sister in Japan and experienced very unique Japanese New Year Traditions. There are many different customs and traditions that make New Year’s in Japan special and fascinating. Japanese New Year Traditions My father and I flew to Japan to spend Christmas and New Year with my sister and her family in Kawagoe last year. And while… Read More