Photo Diary: The Cherry Blossoms of Japan

Whenever I think of Japan, I think of cherry blossoms, and I know that I’m not the only one. Every year in late March to early April, thousands of people flock to Japan to see the beautiful cherry blossoms or the “sakura”, as the locals call it. What I didn’t know when I booked my flight to Tokyo was that the sakura only blooms for…

The Next Big Journey: Asia ’16

8 hours and counting… I booked the first flights in June last year and now it’s finally – almost – time for me to embark on my second big journey, this time through Southeastern, Eastern and Central Asia. I’ve pondered on where to go, what to see and how long to travel for, and I’ve changed my mind many times. Originally, I wanted to travel…