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Climbing Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is Japan’s highest mountain at 3,776 metres, and is considered sacred by many who climb her. There‘s a limited climbing season, with routes only officially open between July and August, meaning that the trails can be very busy during this period.

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A few days in Kyoto

We had four and a half days in Kyoto, and as I love to visit temples, palaces and castles, there were some tough decisions to be made about what, and what not, to see.

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A week in North Vietnam

Arriving in the morning on the overnight train from Hoi An, the first thing to hit me about Hanoi was the heat and humidity. We’d arrived in mid-July, coinciding with the rainy season, but I was still surprised by the difference between North and South Vietnam, Hanoi being appreciably ...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh City

We travelled from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon, in a slightly rickety, old bus, so we were glad to arrive at our hotel in district 1, the main tourist area. From here, you have access to a limitless number of bars and restaurants, the main tourist attractions ...

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After a hectic week in the capitol Phnom Penh, we decided to head to the beach and see how the Cambodians relax. Sihanoukville, named after the Cambodian King Sihanouk, is a beach resort on the south-western coast of Cambodia, about a 4 hour bus journey from Phnom Penh.

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