Tag Archive: volcanoes

Volcanic footspas and the world’s smallest mandarins: exploring Sakurajima

visiting Sakurajima volcano Japan

After Tokyo and Hiroshima, it was time to take the shinkansen all the way down into the south of Japan, to the port city of Kagoshima. Having now been there, I can’t recommend this as the most exciting place to…
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My first ever volcano was…underwhelming

Mount Vesuvius

I’ve been fascinated by volcanoes ever since I learnt to read and started picking up books about them from the children’s section of the local library. For years I wanted to be a volcanologist when I grew up. This plan…
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Volcanic adventures in Italy and Sicily

This post was originally published on my first travel blog on 18 August 2013. I am a bit obsessed with volcanoes, so I wanted to spend five days based in Naples, to visit Pompeii, Herculaneum and Mount Vesuvius, then three…
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