It’s been almost a year since our last blog and we’re happy to be back. Over the last year, we’ve been busy with pregnancy, professional exams, work and of course our new baby boy – Sam. Travel has always been important to us, and we wanted Sam to […]
The DJK Life
We're Deena & Jonny - newlyweds from Scotland with a passion for photography and travel blogging. We hope we're able to create travel itineraries for busy lifestyles and inspire some wanderlust into other working professionals.
Hamburg, once known as ‘The Gateway to the World’, due to its place in international trade, is a maritime enthusiast’s dream destination. It boasts being Europe’s second largest port, giving off nautical vibes, from the pier of Landungsbrücken to the modern development of Hafencity. Its numerous canals and rivers, […]
Imagine driving through roads lined by tropical palm trees and surrounded by endless sugarcane fields; then cruising beside azure blue coastal shores with sandy white beaches, to see rugged mountains emerging in the distance. Welcome to Mauritius.
Visiting Japan was like exploring a whole new world for us. Usually travelling to European destinations, this Asian wonder was foreign to all our senses. Although, we had dipped our toes together in Asian waters previously (Maldives and Dubai), they were part of a planned tour for our […]
During a long weekend in June 2018, we decided to tick another country off our list and visited the neighbourly Republic of Ireland. Dublin, in particular, with its fun vibrant atmosphere, rich history and ancient buildings, seemed like the ideal city to explore. We didn’t find any leprechauns […]
Whilst visiting Tokyo, we did not miss the opportunity to take a day trip to Lake Kawaguchiko and Churieto Pagoda, in order to view the elusive Mount Fuji. This active volcano is also Japan’s highest mountain at 3776 meters. It last erupted in 1707. Also in this series: […]
The Prince Park Tower Tokyo is a 5* hotel, situated in the Minato area of Tokyo. This was the first of three hotels we stayed in, during our recent trip to Tokyo. All these hotels shared one thing in common – they had spectacular views. Our room at […]
Kyoto is the spiritual oasis of Japan. The magnificent facades of its many temples and shrines, and the lush ambiance of its Japanese gardens, captured our hearts. From the ancient streets of Gion where the geishas wander, to the golden balconies of the Kinkakuji temple, every area we […]
When we were in Japan, chasing cherry blossoms, we noticed our Instagram feed was full of beautiful photos of the tulip fields in Lisse, that look like they go on for miles and miles. I had first looked into this, along with the Keukenhof Gardens, when we visited […]