20 bits of Kyoto | Photo Gallery

20 bits of Kyoto | Photo Gallery

For years, we dreamed of visiting Japan. Then one day in 2012, all of a sudden, a friend of Mariana’s told us about an error fare on Alitalia’s website, and there we were. And though Tokyo still remains our #1 in Japan, there’s undoubtedly something special about Kyoto.

Learning about Khon Masks

Learning about Khon Masks

Something we saw on our first visit to Bangkok (and Thailand), in 2015, and which made Miguel particularly curious, were the golden-clad monster-like figures (by ocidental standards) we would see all over the city — from the airport, to buildings facades, to temples.

Musical Garbage Trucks of Taiwan

Musical Garbage Trucks of Taiwan

Yes, Taiwan picks up their residents’ trash to the sound of classical music. During our two months on the island we took out the trash quite some times, but most days it’s very common to either see one of these yellow (or green) trucks passing by on a city’s main streets.

How much we spent in Pai

How much we spent in Pai

As you might already know from having read our post about what expenses we had in Melaka, or from crossing paths with our overall Travel Expenses, we have this habit of obsessively tracking every single Euro, New Taiwan Dollar or Malaysian Ringgit coming out of our pockets.

Our 16 days in Pai

Our 16 days in Pai

A small Thai town overflowed with foreigners isn’t exactly our ideal place to visit, but it’s also true that, during those 16 days, we came to understand that there really is something special about Pai’s laid-back and seemingly slow way of living.