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Japan

  • Itinerary,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Itinerary: 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…

  • Japan,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights To See In Kyoto

    Though Tokyo’s chaotic madness is most people’s first association with Japan, the ancient capital of Kyoto deserves to be in the spotlight just as much, if not more. Considered by many to be the nations spiritual and cultural centre, for…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Plan: Seeing the Snow Monkeys

    There are endless reasons that set the land of the rising sun at the very top of many people’s travel bucket lists. The chaotic LSD trip of Tokyo, Kyoto’s echoes of ancient pasts, Hiroshima’s memorial of apocalyptic terror and the…

  • Blog,  Japan

    Okinawa: Times of War

    The island of Okinawa is an unbelievable draw to not only the citizens of Japan, but also to people from across the globe. There’s plenty of appeal to this tropical little island; the beautiful nature, the abundant sea-life and the…

  • Japan,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights To See In Tokyo

    Tokyo; a city regarded by any as one of the greatest cities in the world. A city which comes with such a worldwide reputation must have a plethora of attractions scattered amongst its enormous expanses. Tokyo is filled from one…

  • Blog,  Japan

    Okinawa – Time with the Humpback Whales

    The devastating and extensive war history became an incredible appeal and undoubtedly a draw to the island of Okinawa. However the worst horrors of humanity wasn’t the only draw, so was the undeniable beauty and power of nature. Being a…

  • 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…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate 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…

  • 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…