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Akea Rivera

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite.

Recent Articles

The Ultimate Travel Itinerary For 3 Days In Tokyo

The Ultimate Travel Itinerary For 3 Days In Tokyo

With over 38 million residents, Tokyo, Japan is the #1 most populous city in the world, yet one of the cleanest and most orderly...
A First Timer's Guide to Visiting a Japanese Onsen

A First Timer’s Guide to Visiting a Japanese Onsen

When Hope and I traveled to Japan for the first time last month, one of our priorities was to visit a Japanese onsen, or...
15 Fun and Unique Things To Do In Tokyo

15 Fun and Unique Things To Do In Tokyo

There is no shortage of bright lights, good food, and a combination of the cute and weird in Tokyo, and you would be remiss...
What To Eat In Japan: An Introduction To the Japanese Izakaya With MagicalTrip

What To Eat In Japan: An Introduction To the Japanese Izakaya With MagicalTrip

When Hope and I visited Japan for the first time last month, one of our primary goals was to indulge in as much traditional...
What We Loved, Hated, and Learned From Our 2018 Travels

What We Loved, Hated, and Learned From Our 2018 Travels

4 continents. 17 countries. 59 cities. 42 flights. My travel experiences of 2018 were some of the most diverse, ranging from summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro...
Ultimate 4 Day Romania Road Trip

Ultimate 4 Day Romania Road Trip Itinerary

Covered in castles (including the famous Dracula’s Castle) and mountains, Romania is the perfect place for history and nature lovers alike. Curiously, it is...
Holiday Travel Checklist: 17 Essential Travel Items For Your Carry On Luggage

Holiday Travel Checklist: 17 Essential Travel Items For Your Carry On Luggage

Airports in general are a mess, with flight delays, crying babies, loud conversationalists, and stressed out and exhausted travelers at every gate, but this...
How to Write Blog Posts That Matter

How to Write Blog Posts That Matter

Now that you have your blog set up, it’s time to write your first blog post. If you’re brand new to blogging, you probably...
8 Blogging Tools Every Blogger Needs

8 Blogging Tools Every Blogger Needs (Plus Cyber Monday Sales!)

Cyber Monday is here, and if you’ve been putting off getting your web hosting, email marketing service, online course, or other product that will...
8 Blogging Tools Every Blogger Needs

How to Start a WordPress Blog With Siteground

Having successfully started and grown a blog to over 10,000 monthly views in my first year, I have been approached time and again with...
7 Convincing Reasons to Use Instagram for Travel Planning

7 Convincing Reasons to Use Instagram for Travel Planning

Going on a trip doesn’t just happen spontaneously like when you suddenly want to go to the store. It requires planning, so that your...
2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Useful Travel Gifts for the Minimalist Traveler

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Useful Travel Gifts for the Minimalist Traveler

The holidays are right around the corner, and we are so excited to bring you our third annual holiday gift guide, 2018 edition. This...

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The Ultimate Travel Itinerary For 3 Days In Tokyo
A First Timer's Guide to Visiting a Japanese Onsen
15 Fun and Unique Things To Do In Tokyo
What To Eat In Japan: An Introduction To the Japanese Izakaya With MagicalTrip
What We Loved, Hated, and Learned From Our 2018 Travels
Ultimate 4 Day Romania Road Trip
Holiday Travel Checklist: 17 Essential Travel Items For Your Carry On Luggage
How to Write Blog Posts That Matter
8 Blogging Tools Every Blogger Needs