Sunday Spotlight – Yangshuo, China

In the south of China, a 90 minute bus ride from the city of Guilin, is the beautiful town of Yangshuo. I visited back in 2011 (which honestly feels like last year to me!) and I loved it. It’s a large town but not a city (certainly not by Chinese standards) that sits on the …

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Travel Video – The Colours of Kyrgzstan

Hi all and welcome to a new week. This Monday's video reflects my time in 2011 when I visited the gorgeous country of Kyrgyzstan. From the capital Bishkek to Lake Issk-Kul and Karakol into the mountains and a special little place called Altyn Arashan. Here's a video I compiled. Thanks for stopping by, May the …

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A Day at Fujisan (Part Two)

After the excitement of crawling through a tunnel created by lava, we headed around to the Sakik Iyashi no sato NENBA, as the brochure says. In Englished, it calls the place the ‘Thatch Roof Village’. Today it is a basically an open-air museum costing around 1000 yen to enter. You can go from thatched house …

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One Night in Central Asia…

When travelling, you experience many things. Highs and Lows, adventure, challenges, places and situations that you planned, hoped to make, and then sometimes, there's that experience where you wonder just exactly how you managed to get there. And you consider maybe it's just a weird sort of dream.   I've been working on and am …

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