I am in Tokyo airport writing this. What a blast I have had in this country. Wasn’t sure what to expect before getting here and now I know I want to come back to see more. The last few days I have spent in Nikko which is in the mountains of Tochigi Prefecture, approx 140km … More Getting out of town…….. to Nikko
Travelling on my own sometimes means that the nightlife can be quiet so seeing as I have a partner in crime here I wasn’t going to miss that chance! We had a lot to choose from. First up was a crazy robot show, I wont say too much about that in case anybody goes to … More Tokyo Nightlife………
What a great place for people watching. Have spent the morning walking around mainly close to Shibuya . Such diverse people on the move. Not sure I would like to live in a city of this size and pace but am loving the opportunity to see it. As for the shopping this place takes it … More Around Town
Today I visited the Meiji Shrine. The shrine is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji, the first emperor of modern Japan, and his consort, Empress Shoken. Work was completed in 1920, but then was destroyed during the Second world war but was rebuilt shortly after. Set within a parkland of 120,000 trees it’s an oasis of … More I love this idea…..
This place is a little different to Bali! I arrived in Tokyo yesterday and my first impressions are, well I’m not quite sure actually. My friend Claire lives here so since I was in the neighbourhood, I thought it only polite to call in. And get this, she emailed a complete itinerary for my time … More Change of pace…………Hello Tokyo
I am writing this in the airport at Denpasar. My last few hours in Indonesia. I have spent the last week in Ubud and started to feel very at home, so much so that it was difficult to leave. Undoubtably there is an ‘Eat Pray Love’ thing happening there with lots of single women in … More What a difference a day makes
I don’t normally write about the actual places I stay in but this week, I have hardly left the place so it deserves a mention. I have been staying in a self described eco village called Desa Seni in Canggu. It’s simply fabulous. Check out their site if you are ever looking for a place … More Lockdown
So an update on the plan. I am making my way to Ireland. Intend to be there in September after a few stops here and there.The first of which is Bali where I am now. There’s lots of different ways to spend your time in Bali. My aim is to do very little and spend a lot … More Bali, on a go slow