Spiritual Japan | Koyasan Temple Stay & Visit to Okunoin Cemetery

Spiritual Japan | Koyasan Temple Stay & Visit to Okunoin Cemetery

A Visit to the Okunoin Cemetary and an overnight Koyasan Temple Stay, are a must-do for many visitors to Japan, especially those seeking a spiritual experience and an insight into Japanese worship and culture. On paper, the journey to reach Mount Koya – respectfully known as Koyasan in Japan – seems a bit convoluted. But the ... Read more »

Complete Guide to Visiting Ghent, Belgium

Complete to Visiting Ghent, Belgium on Kavev Eats (Sightseeing, Food, Drink and Hotel)

This post contains affiliate links to booking.com. Where do you take a beer-lover who enjoys travelling for their birthday? A country with a strong beer tradition is a must. And preferably a city he’s not been to before, with plenty to see, do, eat and drink. Ghent (spelled Gent in local Flemish) is a charming, historical ... Read more »

A Wildlife Spectacle | The Bat Caves of Khao Yai

The wildlife spectacle of the Bat Caves of Khao Yai in Thailand (Kavey Eats)

This post contains affiliate links to booking.com. I went there for the bats! How many times have you heard that given as the reason to visit somewhere? Probably not too often, though I’m not alone. Anyone who loves wildlife spectacles will be thrilled by the sight of thousands and thousands and thousands of bats emerging from ... Read more »

Visiting a Northern Thailand Hill Tribe | The Akha People of Doi Pha Mee

An Akha woman in traditional dress and headgear, during a two day visit to the Akha Hill Tribe of Thailand's Doi Pha Mee, on Kavey Eats

Visiting hill tribes in Thailand to learn about their history, culture and cuisine was something I really wanted to do during our three week Thailand itinerary. What is a Thai Hill Tribe? Hill tribe (chao khao) is a modern-day term used in Thailand as a catch-all for the various ethnic groups that have mostly inhabited ... Read more »