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    Welcome to Some Sunshine! We are Nathan and Laurence, a couple from Belgium currently living in the awesome city of Shanghai! After having graduated, we packed our bags, moved to Shanghai, and we have [...]

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WHAT TO SEE IN HOI AN

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On Vietnam's central coast and just south of Da Nang is the charming and authentic Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As with most cities that make the list, Hoi An is [...]

SIX THINGS TO SEE IN ARASHIYAMA

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If you are staying in Osaka or Kyoto, then you should definitely plan a day trip to Arashiyama. Strolling through the bamboo forest, hiking in the mountains, or visiting the many temples, you will definitely be enchanted by Arashiyama's rich history and natural beauty. [...]

BIRTHDAY IN OSAKA

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What better way than to celebrate my birthday in Japan? With the freshest sushi! And ramen! In Japan! (April 20th btw). Needless to say, I was more than excited! During this city trip to Japan, [...]

FROM HANOI TO HALONG BAY

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Last year's Christmas was not a traditional one. Instead of celebrating the holidays at home next to the big Christmas tree, we went to Vietnam instead. We started off in the north of [...]

PARADISE: TURKEY & GREECE

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This post is dedicated to a classic tbt, a throwback to our trips to the Turkish and Greek coasts, also known as Paradise. The place where food is cheap and delicious, the people super friendly, [...]

AN AFTERNOON IN HONGCUN

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After having spent the weekend in the Yellow Mountains, we decided to go to Hongcun, a typical traditional Chinese village which still reflects the ancient way of life. During the 45-minute taxi ride from Tangkou [...]

YELLOW MOUNTAINS HUANGSHAN #2

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On our second day in the Yellow Mountains we woke up with tired legs but were still very enthusiastic and completely ready for another day full of adventure! Luckily the weather was better [...]

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