Why I’m Not Cancelling My Travels For COVID-19

I started this year thinking it would be my year for travel. Two and a half months in, and what’s being reported as a pandemic of potentially apocalyptic proportions is thwarting my plans somewhat. Here’s why I’m moving back to Japan anyway, despite the threat of COVID-19.

Coronavirus Declared Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organisation has taken the drastic, yet expected, step to declare the Coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency. The WHO insist that it’s not the number of cases in China itself (almost 10,000 now) that has forced their hands, but rather the 98 cases of infection that have been confirmed in 18 otherContinue reading “Coronavirus Declared Global Health Emergency”

Japan: A Culture Shock To The System

Whether you go for two weeks or two years, you’re going to notice a load of differences between South Africa and Japan. In a lot of ways they’re polar opposites, and that’s why we’ve compiled this short list of some of the differences you’ll encounter if you decide to make the journey to this weird and wonderful country.