When my friend Jake and I decided to go to Japan, we also decided to not make any concrete plans for what to do when we were out there. Except one: find the Godzilla statue in Tokyo.
The Australian Outback is an unwelcoming place just waiting to ensnare the unwary traveller. The Outback can fool you into believing that something is perfectly harmless and edible, when in reality it will lead to you becoming very ill. With this in mind, The Overlanders Steakhouse couldn’t be more accurate when it proudly proclaims to […]
When you’re in a foreign country it can be very hard finding your way. So sometimes you have admit that you’re pathetic and helpless, and rely on the help of complete strangers. Not only are they strangers, but they are also able to speak in a language you don’t know. For all you know, when someone you’ve asked for help begins talking to their friend in their native tongue they could be estimating how much they could get on the black market for one of your kidneys.
Nara really is a beautiful place. A ten minute walk through a somewhat ordinary looking Japanese city and suddenly you’re surrounded by deer. Yes, deer: Amongst the Buddhist pagodas and the trees and the lakes is a huge gang of deer. They are tame by deer standards, and also rather bold. Tourists with maps in […]
As I stepped on the minibus destined for Doncaster airport, I placed my fringe into emo position and put on my apathy face; I was determined to have a rubbish time in Alcudia. The first night wasn’t very bearable, we arrived at 1 AM and the first sight of the all inclusive hotel complex we were greeted with was some drunken […]