Category: Destinations

A list of all the particular destinations I hope to visit

Lombok: The Secret Paradise

I often ask people “where is the best place you’ve ever travelled to?”, and there’s one answer that always makes me cringe, Bali. I can’t help but feel that a lot of people choose Bali as its the only exotic place they’ve ever travelled to. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a nice enough place, amazing people, beautiful…

By TravellingWelshman 28 September 2020 0

Top 15 Highlights – Bangkok

Bangkok; the iconic city which for many years has become the pinnacle destination for travellers and ex-pats alike to escape reality in a spirituality and exotic haven. It’s possibly the most renowned Asian city of them all, and there’s little wonder why. People travel from all across the globe to experience the city in all…

By TravellingWelshman 11 September 2020 0

Travel Plan – Todoroki Cave

For many people, Okinawa is the perfect holiday destination. However, warm weather and beautiful beaches aren’t the only reasons for coming to this paradise island. Okinawa sadly played host to one of the biggest and most significant battlegrounds during the Pacific War. The island stood as the last remaining obstacle before the Allies could advance…

By TravellingWelshman 7 September 2020 0

Chinese Kids vs. Western Kids

Of course, there are incredible amount of contrast between China and the West, both culturally and superficially. After enough time in both places, such differences become just another part of everyday life. However, one difference stands out beyond the rest, childhoods. During my time teaching children in Beijing, I was fortunate enough to spend a…

By TravellingWelshman 31 August 2020 0

Travel Guide: Tainan

Tainan is a city with more historical significance than any other in Taiwan. Not only is it the country’s ancient capital, but was also home to some of the earliest forms of civilisation. The national hero Kongxia drove out the Dutch colonials from Taiwan’s oldest city and gave the country its first taste of independence.…

By TravellingWelshman 24 August 2020 0

Ludao: Prisons and Paradise

Many countries around the world have their tropical paradise islands. America has Hawaii, Spain has Mallorca and Japan has Okinawa. For Taiwan, it’s Ludao. After spending the last 3 days on the island of Lanyu, a place which holds true to its traditional aboriginal ways, it was time to travel to the island which it…

By TravellingWelshman 17 August 2020 0

Lanyu: An Aboriginal Way of Life

With the world slowly recovering from the lockdown, borders have only just started opening again. Sadly for many, it’s still a little soon to return to travelling normality. Luckily, Taiwan has managed to avoid the worst of it, completely evading any sort of lockdown. With that in mind, and my annual summer vacation quickly approaching,…

By TravellingWelshman 13 August 2020 0

Travel Plan: Batu Caves

Guarded by a monumental statue of the Hindu deity Lord Murugan, the Batu Caves are a Malaysian national treasure and one of the biggest attractions in the entire country. Not only that, it’s also a hugely important religious landmark for the Hindu faith. The limestone caves are home to vividly coloured temples adorned with mythical…

By TravellingWelshman 28 July 2020 0

Top 20 Highlights: Hiroshima

Hiroshima is a strange symphony of serene nature, enlightening spirituality and the pinnacle example of the horrors of humanity. For many people, the city is a vital inclusion on any Japan itinerary. Hiroshima and its surrounding region is full of worthy highlights which are split between the history rich city and the nearby mystical island…

By TravellingWelshman 27 July 2020 0

China vs. Taiwan: The Difference

There’s a very annoying interaction I’m forced to go through regularly while travelling the world. It begins with a simple introduction and one simple question that every traveller is asked. “Where are you from?” “I’m from Wales.” “Ohhhh you’re from England?” “…” Almost on a daily basis I’m pissed off as people mistake my country…

By TravellingWelshman 20 July 2020 0