Katase-Enoshima Station

Day trip from Tokyo: Enoshima and Kamakura (Part 1)

The Enoshima/ Kamakura destinations make for a popular day trip for many travellers, local and international. With its well connected train lines, these day trips out of Tokyo are incredibly simple and quick. Enoshima and Kamakura are beautiful towns and give a polarising glimpse to another side of the busy Japan most of us know. For…

Mysore, India - Michelle Was Here

City Guide: Mysore, Karnataka, India

A town just 150kms south of Bangalore, Mysore is known as being the place to go if you want to expand or deepen your yoga knowledge. Year after year, yoga practitioners make the “pilgrimage” to Mysore for a month/s long practice with their respective gurus. However, Mysore offers so much more than just the yoga experience. In 2015,…

How to spend 3 days in Penang, Malaysia

On my recent trip home to Kuala Lumpur, a girlfriend and I decided to take a 3 days trip up north to the beautiful island of Penang. If you’ve never been to Penang, you really should! It’s a beautiful little island full of rich history. It’s also world-famous for its unique cuisine. So famous that…

San Francisco Part 2 - Michelle Was Here

San Francisco, California – Part 2

After almost three weeks of moving around USA with much more intensity than usual, I finally made a point to slow down and do the things I really enjoy (and need to do) to ground myself. Blogging was not one of those things though #sorrynotsorry . But now that I’ve got my energy back, here’s…

San Francisco, Californa - Michelle Was Here

San Francisco, California – Part 1

After what felt like the longest* day ever, I finally arrived in San Francisco in good Ol’ California. My first time to the U.S. of A, I didn’t know what to expect. I grew up watching so much American television (Full house, anyone?) all I knew was that it was going to be so surreal.…