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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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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The individual elements of travel are relatively easy – fly, navigate to your accommodation, check in, try local cuisine and visit attractions both on and off the beaten track. However, there are those nuggets of gold which bring travel in…

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The saying goes ‘A wise man climbs Fuji once and a fool twice’, but that degree of true wisdom is generally learned the hard way. Thankfully I choose to follow the path of wisdom for once as opposed to the…

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