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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.

Weekend in Hamburg: A 2 Day Itinerary

Hamburg, once known as ‘The Gateway to the World’, due to its place in international trade, is a maritime enthusiast’s haven.  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, are […]

Japan Series: The Japan Travel Guide

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 […]

City Break: 3 Days in Dublin

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 […]

Japan Series: Our Kyoto Highlights

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 […]