The Strength of Silence October 12th 2006 Great cultures are normally associated with large geographic areas with which to assert their tradition - take the Chinese and Islamic/Arabian cultures as examples. However, Japan, restricted to a few small islands, has managed to maintain one of the world’s great national identities yet defy the ability to control large tracts of lands in order to maintain their heritage. Perhaps the rarefied ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto 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.
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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