Japan is a wonderful place. Fascinating. One that should be on everyone's bucket list. Its combination of technology intertwined with beautiful scenery, the busiest cities on earth, a stones throw away from quiet mountains and lakes and its ability to make you feel so calm and at ease in a sea of a million people, are… Continue reading A backpackers guide to Japan – For budget travel.
Our last week in Cambodia was a really interesting one as we went from seeing the most horrific things on our day spent at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and The Killing Fields to seeing beauty beyond measure during sunrise at Ankor Wat. After our fantastic few days spent with the elephants we headed back to… Continue reading Cambodia – The dark + The wonderful.
Our last 3 days in Ho Chi Minh were pretty uneventful as we got rather sleep deprived whilst there, having our first bad experience with a hostel. Nothing terrible but the combination of a rock hard bed, right in the middle of District 1 and somebody snoring like a buffalo made sure we got little… Continue reading Elephants and Cambodia.
The 4 days we spent in Hiroshima were wonderful, it's a beautiful place and I felt the need to write about it sooner than my weekly posts because of how it made us feel. Coming to Hiroshima we knew it would be a hard hitting place to visit because of its history and we were… Continue reading Hiroshima, Prayers for Peace ✌️
Wow. What a week this has been. Mel and I have just boarded our night bus, heading South bound to Hiroshima. I was reluctant to even get on this bus tonight after we got the tail end of Typhoon Tramis gale force winds in Tokyo last night. It was a pretty frightening experience, the noise… Continue reading A REAL Whirlwind in Japan!