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  • Discussions,  General Travel

    Package Tours: Pros & Cons

    Most fresh-faced travellers find themselves with a very difficult question: should I book a package tour or not? Even seasoned travellers have to ask themselves this from time to time. Is it better if someone else is responsible for your…

  • Guides,  Indonesia

    Travel Plan: Seeing the Komodo Dragons

    Many travellers are searching for that unique experience, something special, something unique. Sometimes everything is much more special when you’ve gone to great efforts to earn the right to experience it, going that extra mile to see something only a…

  • Australia,  Discussions

    Australia: Backpacking For Beginners

    People have many reasons not to take their first steps on a backpacking adventure. How is it done? What if something goes wrong? How do you sort travel from AA to B? What if you can’t understand the language? How…

  • Czech Republic,  Guides

    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…

  • 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…

  • Guides,  Japan

    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

    Japan on £15 a day

    Let’s get straight to the point, Japan is fucking expensive. Without doubt its 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…

  • Blog,  Japan

    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…

  • Blog,  Japan

    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,…