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Living With Monks In The Mountains Of Koyasan, Japan

As the snow fell and the mercury dropped on the thermometers, we ascended the mountain on the steep funicular railway, its old gears and winches creaking and groaning as it dragged us to our destination. We were on the final leg ...

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From Japan With Love

A chorus of "Irrashaimase" loudly welcomed us as we slid open the patio door and stepped into the cramped and humble food stall. The place was a buzz of activity. Businessmen perched on wooden stools, lunching on steaming bowls of ramen ...

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The Chaotic Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo

Bewildered and disorientated, we stood on the sidelines studying our map of the market intently. A mere metre in front of us, a mixture of motorbikes, vans and strange little stand up driven machines weaved and swerved around the two ...

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Zodiac Cruising In Antarctica [VIDEO]

Travelling to Antarctica gave us a number of firsts. Our first time on the white continent, our first time seeing penguins, seals and whales in their natural environment, our first time on a boat for 10 days, and the first time ...

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And then there was India…

First there was Japan. A place we have always wanted to visit but somehow never found the opportunity to go, which is especially strange given Lauras love for Japanese food and my obsession with searching out some of the stranger ...

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We’re Going To Myanmar!

We're very excited to announce the second destination of our travels next year! Following on from a few weeks in Japan, we will be heading to Myanmar, a country that we have heard so much about from fellow travellers and ...

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We’re Going To Japan!

That’s right, we've taken the plunge and booked our one way tickets to Japan! This coming January we will be heading off to the land of the rising sun, to the home of incredible technology, food and cultural quirks unique to ...

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Castaway on Gili Meno Island, Indonesia

One of our goals for our year away was to find our own piece of paradise, one of those Robinson Crusoe moments if you will.  Whilst planning our journey to Gili Meno, and realising there were no boats going directly ...

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4 Minutes in South America [VIDEO]

Have you ever dreamed of visiting South America and wondered what it's like? Check out our '4 Minutes in South America' video for a whirlwind trip through Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and the Galapagos islands! Warning, may cause you ...

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4 Minutes in Antarctica [VIDEO]

Do you dream of visiting Antarctica? '4 Minutes in Antarctica' is a video summary of our time on the frozen continent with Quark Expeditions, an inspiring journey through deep blue Antarctic waters, navigating magnificent icebergs and meeting inquisitive penguins, whales, birds and ...

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Antarctica Polar Plunge! [VIDEO]

'This is totally stupid' we thought to ourselves as we stood on the volcanic brown sand beach of deception island, our bare feet cold in the sand. Two minutes earlier (after being convinced by our friends), we'd made our decision, we ...

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4 Minutes In New Zealand [VIDEO]

One month in a campervan in New Zealand! Well our one month campervan adventure through New Zealand has come to an end, and we were sad to hand the keys to our beloved 'Geisha' back to Escape Rentals.  '4 Minutes In ...