Japan’s Abandoned Mine – Gunkanjima Island

Gunkanjima, Hashima, Battleship. Whatever you call the island, it is a truly remarkable place. Completely separate from the rest of Japan, this tiny spec of land would become famous for all the wrong reasons. Ever since the 007 franchise was inspired to use Hashima as a set for Skyfall, I've wanted to visit and see … Continue reading Japan’s Abandoned Mine – Gunkanjima Island

Japan’s Tropical Islands – Visit Paradise in Zamami

Most of us will have preconceptions of various travel destinations, with Japan you often associate cherry blossom trees, sushi and geishas as things you will see or do, but would you count tropical islands? It is, until recently, a hidden part that many people outside of Asia have yet to discover. Having travelled in Japan … Continue reading Japan’s Tropical Islands – Visit Paradise in Zamami

A Visit to the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

When someone asks you where you're going on holiday, would you say Fukushima? If you're as crazy and intrepid as me then YES! It is still off-limits in some places, but it is thankfully now possible to visit the exclusion zone. I've always been super intrigued by places that have either been affected by conflict … Continue reading A Visit to the Fukushima Exclusion Zone

Zakouma National Park, Chad – Africa’s Northernmost Safari

For those seeking an adventure to one of the worlds most remote and unvisited countries, a unique destination that you aren't supposed to visit, you need to check out Chad. Where I hear you say?! Isn't that just the name of an American actor, or soccer player? No, it's a country in Africa that just … Continue reading Zakouma National Park, Chad – Africa’s Northernmost Safari

A Five-Day Visa-Free Trip To Belarus

Now that Belarus has loosened the red-tape a little, you can now get a five-day visa on arrival if you are from a list of 80 eligible countries. When this was announced I was rather excited that I could finally tick off another place that has unfortunately been sitting around waiting for me to visit, … Continue reading A Five-Day Visa-Free Trip To Belarus