Auckland in 48 Hours

Auckland in 48 Hours

Auckland gives the vibes of a working city. When I was walking around the city centre, all I saw were stern-faced workers shuffling along the streets. And unlike most major cities, Auckland has yet to have a metro system (construction was underway and I read that it would be ready in a few years' time). Therefore, the best way to get around the city centre was on foot, and thankfully, most sights we're within reach.

Japan Road Trip 2014 Summer: Touch Down In Sapporo

We touched down New Chitose Airport in the late afternoon and took a short train ride to downtown Sapporo, where we started our hunt for our hotel, Hotel Gracery. Despite the hotel as advertising ‘just outside the subway exit’, as it turned out, Japanese subway stations have many exits that could sometimes be far from [...]