Hi! I’m Jonny. I left home 20+ years ago to travel the world and I’m still going. I started Backpackingman in 2013 to write guides for other travellers on the places I have been, as well as adventure/life stories to inspire you.
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One of the best things about travel in Japan is the Japanese Onsen (hot spring). However many foreigners don't know fully what to expect, or how to behave in them. That will be explained here as well as some of the best Japanese onsens you can visit. Japan has so many...read more
Japanese samurai movies as I’m sure you are aware are a classic genre in Japanese culture, and these are 10 of the best Japanese samurai movies you can watch. From the epic originals of the 50’s, to the more recent samurai movies. I’ve been a huge fan of samurai...read more
Having visited both Hue and Hoi An on separate visits to Vietnam over the years, and enjoyed my time in each of them, I can definitely say they are worth going to see. However some people don't find the time to see both and can't decide on which one to stay at....read more