Category: 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 sweltering beaches. However for me, this wasn’t the main draw. Okinawa happens to come with…

By TravellingWelshman May 25, 2020 0

Top 20 Highlights: Tokyo

Tokyo; a city regarded by any as one of the greatest cities in the world. A city that comes with such a reputation has a plethora of treats scattered amongst its enormous expanses filled from one end to the other with some monumental treats. From unique entertainments, immense history, limitless green spaces and cultural centres,…

By TravellingWelshman May 18, 2020 0

Okinawa: Todoroki Cave

For many people, is the perfect holiday destination. Warm weather, beautiful beaches, gorgeous turquoise oceans. For the Japanese its a perfect escape from the hussle and bussle of a stressful working life and the ideal location for some well needed relaxation in a tropical haven. However that isn’t the sole reason for me to come…

By TravellingWelshman April 21, 2020 0

Travel Guide: Kyoto

Before Tokyo had reach the monumental heights to which it has reached today, the centre of Japan laid somewhere else. Serving as the Imperial family’s residence under Shogunate rule from 794 to 1868, the ancient capital of Japan was right here in the city of Kyoto. The city can be considered the spiritual centre of…

By TravellingWelshman April 7, 2020 0

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 the city and everyone within it. An event that forever ruined countless lives, both the…

By TravellingWelshman March 31, 2020 0

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 do you need? How short does the trip have to be? Is it difficult to…

By TravellingWelshman March 22, 2020 1

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 memories you will have during your time there. So what was this special phenomenon that…

By TravellingWelshman March 8, 2020 0