Monkeys, Buddha, and Beautiful Sights

When I was staying in Nepal, my hosts took me to see all the best, and most beautiful sights that Kathmandu had to offer. I was volunteering as an English teacher there, and one day we took the whole class off in our big yellow school bus to see the National Museum. I love museums, […]

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Amazing Winter Destination in Japan

For me, winter is by far, the most beautiful season of them all. It’s filled with snuggly jumpers, christmas decorations, my birthday, and hopefully, snow. But, sadly, for most of us, snow is often a distant dream, or a light scattering that fades by sunrise. I’ve always thought of snow as being something magical. I […]

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What I love about Japan

I never thought I would say this, but Japan is starting to feel more and more like home to me. I’ve always been a bit of a contradiction in terms of travelling. I’m a serious homebody, with serious wanderlust. This can sometimes make trekking the globe a little tricky. So, I was more than a […]

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Up close and personal with some squirrels!

I recently took a trip to Gifu prefecture for my brothers birthday. The area is beautiful, with loads of natural scenery and lovely sights. While there, we took a trip up to visit Gifu castle. The castle is located on top of a mountain, and you can chose to walk up or take the cable […]

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Why you shouldn’t wait to travel

Something that I hear a lot of is “I wish I could travel, but…” and this is always followed by any number of reasons why they think they should stay put. Of course, there can sometimes be genuine reasons that someone can’t travel, but for the most part, I believe you need to learn how […]

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Surviving Long Haul Flights: Your Ultimate Guide!

Any intrepid explorers out there will know that some of the best travel destinations can be a real hassle to get to. Long- haul flights can often put a downer on ones travels, or even put you off all together. But, surviving these long-haul boredom boxes might not be as difficult as you think. Seat […]

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Realistic Ways to Beat Jet Lag
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Long haul flights can be trying at the best of times, but even more so when you know you will soon be greeted with the horror of all travel horrors – Jetlag. Anyone who has never experienced this curse should understand just how lucky they are. It leaves you tired in the middle of day, […]

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Things I miss from home

Living in Japan is fantastic. I can honestly say its the best decision I’ve ever made moving here. But, despite all this, there’s still a lot of stuff that I miss from home. I’ve been spending the holidays at home this year – my first time back since I left – and it’s definitely reminded […]

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