There And Back Again

Categories: Thoughts, Travel

Saturday, 10 September 2016. How do you go back to your normal way of life, your everyday and ordinary, after having had an adventure that is completely out of the ordinary,┬ásuch as I had in Hong Kong, Thailand, and Japan? I know that many people have had the experience of travelling to another country, especially … Read More

Japan – Honshu to Shikoku to Kyushu to Honshu, and Other Observations In-between – Part 1

Categories: Travel

Sunday, 29 May 2016. It is a rainy Sunday morning, in Nagasaki, and I am on a bus, warm and dry, heading to Fukuoka, my final stopover on the island of Kyushu. In three days time, I will once again be back in Honshu, the biggest of the four main islands of Japan, where another … Read More

Japan – Leaving Tokyo and Heading South

Categories: Travel

Tuesday, 26 April 2016. I left Tokyo six days ago, heading to the first stop of my southern trek across Japan, to the mountain town of Hakone. Hakone is south of Yokohama, which is in the same prefecture, of Kanagawa, and east of Mt. Fuji, which is in the Yamanashi prefecture. It is an area … Read More

Japan – Tour 2016 – Research, done from the perspective of a South African, on a budget

Categories: Travel

Here, as promised, follows a list of the research done for my upcoming,┬áthree month, tour of Japan. The research is done from the perspective of a South African travelling to Japan, which I am, and so a lot of the information is applicable to South Africans but it will be able to assist most other … Read More