A selection of my best photography from my solo backpacking trip around Japan, April - May 2016. Featuring: Tokyo, Fujikawaguchiko, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Himeji and Kamakura.
Here's the very first post in a new series - I've been trawling through some of the many travel blogs out there (trawling makes it sound like work... it really wasn't THAT much of a hardship to spend a few hours reading about travel...) to find my favourites for February. I'll try to do this [...]
From my trip to Japan in April/May 2016 - a compilation of short clips taken around Tokyo and Kyoto including taiko drumming, a dance festival and several temples (including my favourite - the light show at Kodaiji Temple that I found by chance).
I travelled to Japan purely because I got my hands on some ridiculously cheap flights and it's a place unlike any I've ever been before. It was my first trip into Asia, with a stopover in Budapest on either end. Because of the cost of any of the tours I looked at I decided to [...]
Some destinations, you catch a glimpse of and it sticks. You know you have to go there at some point, it's just a matter of when. Bali was that for me. Paradise beaches. Way up there on the list of safe places to visit as a solo traveller. The perfect mix of culture and relaxation [...]
I'll admit it - I'm a fussy eater. Less than I used to be as a child, but cheese? Yeuch. Any fat on meat? Nope. Plus sushi and bananas and mustard and soy sauce are all just plain nasty, among many other things. So I was a little concerned that when I visited Japan back in [...]
My travel bucket list is enormous - there are very few places I don't want to go. But I've managed to cut it down to the top twenty places/experiences. Peruse for some inspiration! See the northern lights (October 2016, Reykjavík, Iceland) Learn to scuba dive Live abroad (August 2010 - May 2011, Macon GA, USA) Spend [...]