Jet Setter's Suitcase

Solo travel blogger exploring the world with the lens of my camera.
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Common Scams in Rome & How to Avoid Them.

Scams in Rome So you dream of visiting the eternal city , living “la dolce vita” , the simple life that allows one to fully indulge in life’s greatest pleasures? When it comes to Rome, I have a love & hate relationship. Let’s face it ,I love their food ,wines & flare for designs but […]

Mount Fuji- Visit Tokyo

5 Places to Visit in Tokyo

Visit Tokyo in October Best times to visit Tokyo Japan is either in the Spring or what I love , the Autumn . I will show you the best places to visit Tokyo during the Fall. Tokyo in October is beautiful with the colourful Fall foliage and its less crowds. I was in Tokyo for […]

Japanese Etiquette for Tourist

Learn Japanese Etiquettes The Japanese value proper manners and it shows once you visit Japan. As a tourist , you should be familiar with at least the basic ones to avoid any awkward situation. They do not expect foreigner to know all the Japanese etiquettes , so they tolerate what we are not familiar with. […]

Japan Travel Tips

Things You Should Know on Japan Japan has exceeded my expectations ! I left Canada with the idea of what I thought to expect in Japan instead I got more than what I possibly knew on Japan. I learnt many facts on Japan I will share with you. Japan is timeless, it is vibrant , […]

Village Kiramachi Ryokan

Ryokan-Authentic Japanese Experience

Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links which I make a small commission from when readers purchase from the link, there is no charge on you. Village Kiramachi When travelling to Japan, I knew I wanted to be part of an authentic experience by staying in a Ryokan. Now, it wasn’t just any Ryokan, I was […]

Reason to Visit Mount Koyasan, Japan

Travel is therapy to my soul; travelling to Japan, specifically Mt Koyasan has been a one of a kind lifetime experience; a spiritual connection. I decided to visit Mt Koyasan because I wanted to see, feel and understand the spiritual side to Japan. I was curious to learn about their spirituality and beliefs. Mount Koyasan […]

Granbell Hotel Kyoto

Granbell Hotel in Gion

This post contains some affiliate links which I may get a small commission if you click on it but there is no charge for you. Granbell Hotel is in the hub of the Gion district , so not only will you get nightlife but the Japanese feel to their culture . Took the traditional & […]

The Gate Hotel Ginza Tokyo

The Gate Hotel Tokyo

My Stay at The Gate Hotel Tokyo This post contains some affiliate links which I may get a small commission if you click on it but there is no charge for you. The clearest sign how well The Gate Hotel Tokyo understands what the discern traveller wants, is their hotel location with comfortable , clean […]

Spa Scandinave Montreal

Spa Scandinave Montreal

Spa Day In a couple of days I will be heading to my next destination , Japan ! A gentle turmoil of anxiety and excitement  all wrapped in my mind, but it’s all good ! Before leaving for the next big adventure, it is  very important, specifically for a solo traveller, to be prepared emotionally, […]

How To Prepare a Trip to Japan.

Japan Trip Planning Let’s face it, preparing for a trip can be stressful, especially when creating my own itinerary and details. I don’t dislike organized tours but there are some countries, like Japan, I can do on my own. I have a personal motto ” always expect the unexpected when travelling “, so planning well […]