You sunk my Battleship!

There are few more fascinating places on this planet than Hashima Island, which lies alone and abandoned about 15km off the coast of Nagasaki. The tiny cluster of rocks was settled in 1887 as coal mining colony, with more than 5000 people crushed into an area the size of a few football fields. Battling typhoons … Continue reading You sunk my Battleship!

Nagasaki has blown me away!

I was nearly exploding with excitement as my bus pulled into Nagasaki, the second Japanese city to get battered by an atomic bomb back in 1945. And I wasn't let down, because I had a real blast in this booming metropolis. Alright, alright, I'll knock off the puns. Shit, I didn't know you had such … Continue reading Nagasaki has blown me away!