In the Hourglass

In the Hourglass

a travel blog for those craving some balance

Best Day Trips from Tokyo

Other than the mountain of amazing things to do in Tokyo, there are also quite a few day trips from Tokyo that are worth taking! Below are my three favorite day trips from Tokyo.   Mt Fuji Mount Fuji is Japan’s highest mountain at 3777m and famous for its perfect …

Recommended Restaurants in Tokyo

When traveling to new places, eating is integral to cultural immersion. I take my food very seriously, hence why there’s one article dedicated to recommended restaurants in Tokyo! Especially since the variety in breadth and depth to Japanese food is one of the largest I’ve experienced so far. Honestly, it’s hard to …

Tokyo Itinerary — Things you cannot miss!

Did you know that Tokyo is the most populated metropolitan area in the world? This densely populated city has so much to offer visitors that it could be overwhelming when putting together a Tokyo itinerary. This article will hopefully help you narrow down that list! When visiting Tokyo, you want …

Day Trip from Zurich to Lucerne and Pilatus Guide

After recently moving to Zürich from San Francisco, I’ve realized that Zürich is the perfect base for taking day trips or weekend trips around Europe. There are countless beautiful cities and mountains to visit that are only a train ride away from Zürich. Our first stop: Lucerne and Pilatus. Lucerne …