General

My story of Mount Fuji

The climb of Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest peak, came about by accident! In January 2018, I had the pleasure of ...

Climbing Slieve Martin and Cloughmore Stone

Yesterday my training for Mount Fuji began in earnest, and I climbed Slieve Martin, near Rostrevor, and then across to ...

Jinopyikaku Honten – a traditional Japanese ryokan or guest house.

In the Central Alps of Japan can be found a very very large number of natural hot springs called onsens. The onsens are ...

Park Hotel, Tokyo

The hotel in which we are staying in Tokyo, (Park Hotel Tokyo) is, in my experience, quite unique and it is completely ...

Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

No visit to Vietnam is complete without seeing something of the more recent history, and in particular, what we call ...

Keeping healthy when travelling

Some people have asked me about keeping healthy when travelling, so this is my very personal take on the ...