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Matsuo Kouzan – Abandoned Town in Japan

The idea of exploring an abandoned town, I must admit, is kinda of exciting. Here in Australia abandoned towns are often cordoned off – certainly abandoned buildings in Melbourne are barricaded and people are forbidden from entering, but in Japan there are apparently a few places you can visit. I was inspired to write this blog post after reading about

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Accommodation Rumble – Air BnB versus Hotels

Yes, I’m branching out in my rumbles from cities to, you know, other things. And today I’m looking at accommodation, and yes – I know there are more options out there for places to stay. There’s bnbs, hostels, camping to name a few, but today I am just specifically talking abou Air Bnb and the ol’ staple of the traveler,

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Cities on Sunday – Tokyo

Wham bam thankyou Mam! Tokyo is a city with everything. It’s an incredible combination of skyscrapers, neon lights, parks and shrines, salary men and cosplayers in the Harajuku area. It has Maid Cafes, a Robot Restaurant (still to visit for me!), two Disney theme parks, a tower, a Skytree, and incredible metro system, brilliant museums, a great zoo (on reputation

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Buildings of Buenos Aires – Palacio Barolo

Perhaps one of the most interesting places that I found when I visited Buenos Aires was the incredible Palacio Barolo, a 22-floor building mostly in white completed in 1923 when Argentina was living in a booming economy. At the time, and for the next 13 years, it was the tallest building in Buenos Aires at 100 metres in height. Today

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