Tokyo’s Must-Visit Neighbourhoods: Harajuku

Tokyo’s Must-Visit Neighbourhoods: Harajuku

Shortly after catching the Narita Express to Shibuya Station, I soon realized we would barely scratch Tokyo's surface. I quickly made the decision to plot out a few key neighbourhoods worth visiting during our short stay.  I knew we'd hit a few popular attractions, see beautiful temples and palaces, and spend a lot of time in parks [...]

The Importance of Showing Up

The Importance of Showing Up

One thing I’ve noticed about Christchurch, that never ceases to amaze me, is that everyone turns up. It could be symptomatic of losing a slew of businesses and community events following the earthquakes, but nevertheless, it's impressive! In Toronto, I had friends from different areas of my life and everyone was always busy. When planning an event, one would anticipate that many of the [...]