The Hushed Sound of Progress October 8th 2006 Preconceived ideas about foreign destinations are almost always incorrect, but despite my genuine attempts to resist such thoughts, the word 'Tokyo' - the world's most populated metropolis - conjured many words: 'noisy', 'crowded', 'grimy'. From the very first moment of leaving Narita airport, Tokyo presented a far different reality to my imaginings - foremost was the quietness. With so many peo ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Passionate about travelling and discovering the world, especially destinations that many consider to be dangerous. Based in Dubai but travelling most of the year. Due to this wonderful website that is Travelblog, travel has become my profession, and I express my experiences through writing, photography, social media and public speaking.
Current Location: Kenya
This is a video interview I gave via Google Hangout to Australia in June 2014. It best explains why and how I have made the transition to a full time career in independent trave... full info