Japan is a country full to the brim with traditions, none more so that the art of getting clean. In fact, the Japanese seem fixated on cleanliness, that during my four months travelling around the country, I became proficient at…

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History of the Great Wall of China It’s been said that the Great Wall of China is filled with the bodies of those who built it. Soldiers, common people and criminals were amongst those who perished under the weight of…

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Getting naked in public is not something I typically indulge in, but in the right situation (i.e. everyone else is nude) I ultimately have no issue with it and I’ve been known to ‘drop the towel’ at barefoot beaches. But…

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I imagine all travellers wear their trip to India like a badge of honour. It’s one of those places which tests our patience, apathy, and is probably the first country of it’s type that most have, and will ever visit.…

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Having heard there was a temple dedicated to the rat population of India I had to go…obviously! I was staying in a city called Bikaner, a lively place in Rajasthan with the usual assortment of colourful local markets sprawled over…

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