The Ancient Greeks are famed around the world for their enormous temples dedicated to gods like Zeus, Poseidon and Artemis. Millions of people visit the Acropolis in Athens every year, but did you know you don't have to go to Greece to find Ancient Greek ruins? Naomi is the latest guest blogger on One More … Continue reading Knidos, Datça: Ancient Greek ruins in Turkey
A selection of my best photography from my solo backpacking trip around Japan, April - May 2016. Featuring: Tokyo, Fujikawaguchiko, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima, Himeji and Kamakura.
Here's the very first post in a new series - I've been trawling through some of the many travel blogs out there (trawling makes it sound like work... it really wasn't THAT much of a hardship to spend a few hours reading about travel...) to find my favourites for February. I'll try to do this … Continue reading Travel blog roundup: February
From my trip to Japan in April/May 2016 - a compilation of short clips taken around Tokyo and Kyoto including taiko drumming, a dance festival and several temples (including my favourite - the light show at Kodaiji Temple that I found by chance).
I travelled to Japan purely because I got my hands on some ridiculously cheap flights and it's a place unlike any I've ever been before. It was my first trip into Asia, with a stopover in Budapest on either end. Because of the cost of any of the tours I looked at I decided to … Continue reading My itinerary: Japan in 2 weeks (and what I’d change)
Some destinations, you catch a glimpse of and it sticks. You know you have to go there at some point, it's just a matter of when. Bali was that for me. Paradise beaches. Way up there on the list of safe places to visit as a solo traveller. The perfect mix of culture and relaxation … Continue reading Bali!
I'll admit it - I'm a fussy eater. Less than I used to be as a child, but cheese? Yeuch. Any fat on meat? Nope. Plus sushi and bananas and mustard and soy sauce are all just plain nasty, among many other things. So I was a little concerned that when I visited Japan back in … Continue reading Japanese food nerves
My travel bucket list is enormous - there are very few places I don't want to go. But I've managed to cut it down to the top twenty places/experiences. Peruse for some inspiration! See the northern lights (October 2016, Reykjavík, Iceland) Learn to scuba dive Live abroad (August 2010 - May 2011, Macon GA, USA) Spend … Continue reading Travel bucket list top 20