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Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 1: Introduction and background

This article is part one of the series “Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan” Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 1: Introduction and background Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 2: Central & North Main Island Experiencing the exotic in Okinawa, Japan – Part 3: Tokashiki Island   Some dreams do […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Former Japanese Navy HQ, Okinawa, Japan

On my first day in Okinawa I visited the former Japanese Naval Underground Headquarters in Naha City. Some 450 metres of tunnels were dug and today 300 metres are open to the public. It’s a sobering place; the horrendous losses to both sides in the only large scale battle on land in Japan during World War […]

After the coup – Thailand is safe for travel and needs tourists more than ever

The most dangerous situation I faced in Bangkok was self-imposed – filming over the edge of the Millenium Hilton helipad with my GoPro. Thanks to Yvonne Horst of GoYvon for the pic If you’ve been following my updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram you’ll know that I have recently returned from an extended stay in Bangkok where I […]