2020 Olympics Games Postponed

After much deliberation and numerous declarations by the Japanese government that they would go forth as planned, The International Olympic Committee has decided to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Games on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to reports by The Japan Times, the decision to postpone the games came after major participants Australia and CanadaContinue reading “2020 Olympics Games Postponed”

Pressure Mounts To Cancel 2020 Olympic Games

With the Tokyo Olympic Games set to take place on 24 July this year, the International Olympic Committee has set a deadline of four weeks to decide whether or not to cancel this year’s event, with Canada refusing to send their athletes to Tokyo due to fears over the coronavirus outbreak. While facing massive pressureContinue reading “Pressure Mounts To Cancel 2020 Olympic Games”

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.

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.