Climbing Mt. Asahi (Asahidake in Japanese) was one of my most memorable experiences when visiting Hokkaido last summer. There is something that I love about climbing mountains, from the exercise and sweating to the moment you reach the summit. It was about this time last year that I was feeling worn out from working without […]
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Hiking to Altyn arashan-Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
I recently finished a two-day one-night hike out to Altyn arashan in the mountains behind Karakol, Kyrgyzstan. This hike could easily be extend another day and night by hiking a very popular route, or you could stay in Altyn Arashan and do a day hike to lakes or up another canyon. It is also possible […]
Do you want to travel, but don’t know where to begin? Let me help you! One of my favorite aspects of travel is planning an itinerary and finding cheap flights and hotels. It is such a passion, that I would love to help you create a travel itinerary that fits your level of luxury and […]
About Terra and her travels
Hello there! My name is Terra and I am a native Californian who learned at the age of eleven that I love traveling (thanks mom and dad). I have spent the past two years teaching English in China and Japan, using almost every weekend, break, and holiday to get out an explore my surroundings. I love to share my knowledge of travel, and expat living and would love to plan trip for you!
**Update: As most of you know by now Kyushu has been hit by numerous destructive earthquakes. My heart goes out to all those that have been affected or have lost a friend or family member. I can’t imagine the terror you must be living through right now. I can only hope that the aftershocks will […]