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Swimming with Sharks


Being a child of the 80s, when Jaws was shown on TV all the time and there seemed to be a new sequel every week, warning you not to go back in the water, I’ve always had a healthy fear of sharks. 1,127 more words

Travel Planning

We Saw a Whale Shark in Osaka

We did two day trips from Kyoto. The first was a spur-of-the-moment trip to Osaka.

Originally we thought we’d spend a night in Osaka after Kyoto, but when we stepped outside on our third day in Kyoto to discover that it was miserably rainy our outside-focused plan for the day wasn’t so appealing anymore. 576 more words


My Trippy Tattoo Experience

My gaze absently took in the beginning of mayhem on the other side of the large glass paned wall. It was the day before the official start of Songkran, the largest water festival known to man. 801 more words

沖縄 Okinawa

With the final months of my JET contract approaching, I’ve realised that I’m fast running out of time to check off all the destinations on my travel wish-list. 1,259 more words


Dumaguete Sunrise

Dumaguete, Philippines (2015)

Taken from Liloan port in Cebu, on our way to Oslob, to go whale-shark watching.


Swimming with shark(s)....Koh Tao, Thailand

We took the morning long tail boat back to Ranong, Thailand, where we switched to a songthiew and then to a minibus headed to Chumphon. We had planned to take a night ferry from there to Koh Tao, but arrived just in time to catch the afternoon high speed catamaran instead. 1,084 more words


Curve Ball

Now that I have my passport, the only other major obstacles are finding the correct travel insurance and where to get a malaria injection. Booking my accommodation and traveling tickets should be easy enough. 424 more words

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