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Travel Guide: Tokyo

Welcome to the biggest and most chaotic city in the world. A centre of art, culture and fashion. A city which prides itself on its wide diversity for both its own cultures and of those from around the globe. Achieving a perfect harmony between the rich past and the ever changing future. Tokyo is a…

By TravellingWelshman February 24, 2020 0

Kyoto: The Highlights

The ancient capital of Kyoto is the home to some of the finest examples of spellbinding attractions, being some of the most gorgeous and serene of any attraction in the country. Two of these stand above all else. Two attractions which are some of the most iconic images Japan has to offer, attracting people from…

By TravellingWelshman February 15, 2020 0

Travel Plan: Zhangjiajie National Park

China is a nation filled from one side to the other with some jaw-dropping scenes, both natural and man-made. However it would be hard to compete with the outstanding natural beauty found here. This must be the most world recognized natural phenomenon China has to offer. A location which has been immortalized in the blockbuster…

By TravellingWelshman January 26, 2020 0

Christmas in a Temple (Part 1)

Months before I had arrived in Japan, I began the process of planning where I wanted to go and what exactly I wanted to do. The destinations practically chose themselves. However, there was one aspect of travelling that I was very keen on undertaking. It was something I had already tried years prior, and anticipated…

By TravellingWelshman January 12, 2020 0

Jigokudani Snow Monkey Park

What brought me to this quiet little mountain town of Yudanaka? What was the reason for taking the 5-hour bus journey from Tokyo to this little-known town on the outskirts of a ski resort? It wasn’t for the slopes, rather it was to visit the world-famous inhabitants of those mountains which could only be found…

By TravellingWelshman January 5, 2020 0

Tokyo (Part 2)

We pick up the story after a few days of sushi, gambling and temples. Now to continue where we left off… Business is Booming A new day, and time to focus on another area on the vast map of Tokyo. I returned to where I had been the first day to explore the temple which…

By TravellingWelshman December 28, 2019 0

Tokyo (Part 1)

After bidding a farewell to the nation I have called home for over 2 years, it was time to begin my adventure with a fresh new country; Japan. A country I’ve been dreaming of visiting ever since I was a teenager, another world of spirituality, utter chaos and beautiful harmony. Where better to start my…

By TravellingWelshman December 21, 2019 0