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  • Blog,  Japan

    Okinawa: Todoroki Cave

    For many people, is the perfect holiday destination. Warm weather, beautiful beaches, gorgeous turquoise oceans. For the Japanese its a perfect escape from the hussle and bussle of a stressful working life and the ideal location for some well needed…

  • Blog,  Japan

    Hiroshima: The Horrors of Humanity

    If I said the sole reason for me visiting this internationally known city wasn’t because of the events of 75 years ago, then I’d be lying. The city unfortunately achieved worldwide recognition due to the catastrophic events which completely annihilated…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Plan: Japan on £15 a Day

    Let’s get straight to the point, Japan is expensive. Without a doubt, it’s in competition for one of the most expensive countries worldwide, and certainly tops the list in Asia. This becomes a major concern for travellers. How much money…

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    Nara: Walking Amongst the Deer

    Sometimes it only takes one reason to visit a particular stop along the road. Something special, something worth diverting off the path, an opportunity too good to miss. An experience you know full well will be one of the greatest…

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    Kyoto: Free Living as a Hostel Worker

    The ancient capital of Japan is home to numerous amount of national treasures, and without doubt its a city with its own unique take on Japanese culture and everyday life. These are the things I knew about the city before,…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Guide: Tokyo

    Welcome to the biggest and most chaotic city in the world. A centre of art, culture and fashion. A city which prides itself on its wide diversity for both its own cultures and of those from around the globe. Achieving…

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    Kyoto: The Highlights

    The ancient capital of Kyoto is the home to some of the finest examples of spellbinding attractions, being some of the most gorgeous and serene of any attraction in the country. Two of these stand above all else. Two attractions…

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    Kyoto: A Welshman’s Memoir of a Geisha

    One very notable aspect of Japanese culture has to be it’s Geishas. Although they can be found throughout Japan, the roots of Geisha culture began right here in the city of Kyoto. This is where it began and where it…