While planning our trip to the Maldives, we debated whether to stay on a private resort island, a local inhabited island, or both.
Five years ago, we tasted a spicy Sri Lankan rice dish in Australia that I still think of from time to time…
In 2018 we spent a month and a half in Japan. We went to all the “must-see” places like Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, Nara Deer Park, and Fushimi Inari Taisha, and were inevitably disappointed by how overhyped and crowded these sites were. So here’s a list of places we recommend instead.