Thinking about your travel

With travel not being possible for of us at the moment, it’s a good time to think about your travel choices. It’s easy to get caught up in someone else’s “top 10” or “must see” list when you’re planning a trip. So many influencers and travel articles promise inside knowledge which may be based on a short trip, and possibly complimentary tickets. Placing too much trust in a few sources may mean you overlook sights and experiences that you would find really interesting. Continue reading “Thinking about your travel”

The armchair traveller’s guide to Japan

Snow monkeys at Jigokudani Monkey Park

Coronavirus has disrupted travel plans for many people around the world and right now it’s uncertain when things will get back to normal. Currently many flights to and from Japan are cancelled, and visitors from many countries are barred from entry or have to undergo a period of isolation. Under these circumstances, the number of visitors to Japan has dropped dramatically, even though cherry blossom season normally sees peak tourism numbers. Continue reading “The armchair traveller’s guide to Japan”