Monthly Archives: April 2014

Australia – Part I (Sydney)

In Sydney airport I’m feeling Australia was a cop out. I understand the signage and look like everybody else. My baselining levels of fear feel alien. With Westfield shopping centres, Mel B on the radio, trains to Guildford and my … Continue reading

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Taster of Tokyo

The elaborate seven-step daily skincare routine undertaken by both males and females in South Korea was explained to me on my last night. Indeed, their skin is strikingly supple. Inspired, I buy myself a face mask in Duty Free. It … Continue reading

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The North Korean Border

The below is my current understanding of the related history and current situation. I’m sure it is riddled with inaccuracies… The Korean Peninsula used to be united as one country. Following the Second World War and the ousting of Japanese … Continue reading

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Cracking open Korea

Up front…Korea is an incredible country. You should go. You should go. Do it. Go. —————————————— Seoul’s International Airport is immaculate, modern and slick. This tends to hold true for all things here on out. The city design is considerate … Continue reading

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Mooching about in Malaysia

After an overnight flight I arrive at my hostel in Kuala Lumper in the early morning. Exhausted, I flop onto my bed, or more precisely, the springs of my bed. The pillow is the shape and consistency of a courgette … Continue reading

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