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China – Yangshuo / Chengdu

So I have finally made it to mainland China!! I had to stay in Hong Kong three extra days because I got caught in Typhoon Mangkhut (my third typhoon of this trip!). It was really bad and streets were littered with broken windows and fallen down trees however, I managed to stay safe in my… Continue reading China – Yangshuo / Chengdu

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Hong Kong

So from Japan my next stop is Hong Kong! It was pretty stressful in the lead up to the journey as my flights had been cancelled due to damage to the Osaka kansai airport from typhoon jebi and the airline had told me they could not fly me out until 4 days after I was… Continue reading Hong Kong

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Japan – Osaka

The next stop on my trip is Osaka. I was not sure if I was actually going to make it here as it is one of the areas that was hit the worst by the typhoon a few days ago. However, I made it and now I am coming towards the end of the Japan… Continue reading Japan – Osaka

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Japan – Hiroshima / Miyajima

From Kyoto, I got the train to Hiroshima where I am going to stay for a couple of days. The journey took a few hours but I really enjoyed it as I had plans to make an origami paper crane to donate at the statue of Sadoko Sasaka at the Hiroshima peace park. She was… Continue reading Japan – Hiroshima / Miyajima

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Japan – Kyoto / Nara

So I am finally in Kyoto! After waiting on a train at Nagoya station for nearly six hours due to delays and cancellations on the train because of the approaching typhoon, we were given an announcement that the wire on the train had been broken so I ended up having to spend the night in… Continue reading Japan – Kyoto / Nara

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Japan – Takayama

From Tokyo, the next stop on my trip is going to be Kyoto but before that I made a quick diversion to a city called Takayama. The diversion ended up not actually being that quick and took a few hours but I finally got to use my Japanese rail pass and the bullet train so… Continue reading Japan – Takayama

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Japan – Tokyo

So I am finally in Japan and I have landed in Tokyo! The flight here was really nice and smooth. It was an 11 hour BA direct flight and the food was also pretty good too (they randomly served magnum ice creams in the middle of the night!) But I stayed up the entire flight… Continue reading Japan – Tokyo

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No one puts Baby in a box…

I hope you all enjoyed the 'Dirty dancing' reference in the title even half as much as I enjoyed thinking of it. Girls just love to have puns, eh? As I get closer to graduation, I have been considering all my choices that have led to this point. I think it is common for people… Continue reading No one puts Baby in a box…