Category: Guides

Busan in 2 Days

South Korea is an enormously underestimated country. It has the makings of a perfect travel destination yet it goes unnoticed by the average traveller. Other than Seoul, most people couldn’t even name another city. This means there are plenty of hidden gems scattered across this beautiful nation. Nestled between misty mountain ranges and newly renovated…

By TravellingWelshman 21 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

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

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

Tokyo in 4 Days

New York, London, Tokyo. The city is regarded so highly for a reason. The cultural trend setting capital of Japan is the centre of art, entertainment and fashion in this corner of the world. It’s a city that prides itself on its incredible diversity for both its own cultures and of those abroad. Tokyo achieves…

By TravellingWelshman 13 July 2020 0

Travel Guide: War Tour of Okinawa

For the Japanese, Okinawa is the perfect opportunity to escape the rat race and indulge in some relaxation in a tropical haven. The appeal extends to foreigners worldwide who come for the serene nature, the abundant sea-life, the sweltering beaches and turquoise oceans. However, there’s much more that lays beneath the surface. Okinawa has a…

By TravellingWelshman 30 June 2020 0

Travel Guide: Prague

In recent years Prague has shared the spot-light with some of Europe’s biggest hot-spots among the likes of Paris and Rome, and there’s little wonder why. Visitors from across Europe and the world alike come to saunter through the Renaissance streets to experience some exquisite examples of art and culture. The city achieves a harmonious…

By TravellingWelshman 22 June 2020 0

Hiroshima in 2 Days

Hiroshima is a strange symphony of serene nature, enlightening spirituality and the pinnacle example of the horrors humanity is capable of. For many people, a tour of Japan would be incomplete without stopping over in Hiroshima. The city’s incredible historical relevance, mystical spirituality and national significance makes it obvious why its worth a stop over.…

By TravellingWelshman 15 June 2020 0

Travel Plan: Seeing the Snow Monkeys

There are endless reasons that set the land of the rising sun at the very top of many peoples travel bucket lists. The chaotic LSD trip of Tokyo, Kyoto’s echoes of ancient pasts, Hiroshima’s memorial of apocalyptic terror and the tropical paradise of Okinawa. Equally as appealing would be the spectacular nature that Japan provides.…

By TravellingWelshman 1 June 2020 0

Travel Guide: Kyoto

Before Tokyo reached the monumental heights to which it has today, the centre of Japan laid somewhere else. The ancient capital was right here in the city of Kyoto, serving as the Imperial family’s residence under Shogunate rule from 794 to 1868. The city is thought to be the spiritual centre of the country with…

By TravellingWelshman 7 April 2020 0