The Ten of Spades

Number 36 – Go Zorbing (Ten of Spades) – Sunday 9th July 2017

Not everything on the Apocalyst is something profound and life changing.  Some of them are just an excuse for me to have a bit (or in this case a lot) of fun!  At the end of the day, we all need to have more fun; adult life is nowhere near what we were promised as children, and I for one am determined to change that!  Zorbing is one of the things from my list that is just a bit of stupidity and a whole lot of fun; this post won’t be too long, but if you are thinking about going zorbing then this might help you to decide.Read More »

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The Traditional Wonder of Kyoto

Number 6 – Live in Tokyo (the 6 of Clubs) – Part 5

Kyoto

Aside from Tokyo, I think Kyoto is probably the next most popular destination in Japan for tourists, especially around this time of year. I actually juggled my trip around in order to maximise my chances of seeing the cherry blossoms in full bloom, but unfortunately you cannot predict nature and they are blooming late this year. Nevertheless, I had a great few days here and Kyoto definitely shows off a different side of Japan. Read on to find out more.Read More »

The Nine of Hearts

 

Number 22 – Hug an Orang-utan (the Nine of Hearts) – Thursday 16th February 2017

Full disclaimer – Technically I failed this one because I didn’t actually hug an orang-utan. However, knowing now how strong they are and how vicious they can be, I’m happy that I got close enough!

I SAW ORANG-UTANS!!!!!!!!! This for me was a dream come true, and to be honest it was something I had actually planned on missing out for the moment. Let’s step back a few months…Read More »