Tokyo, Japan February 8th 2009 For the love of Tokyo...
Tokyo is one of the best cities in the world. We arrived on the bus (after passing Mount Fuji on the way) and was soon part of the hussle of Tokyo. Coffees will set you back $12 and beers cost a fortune, but somehow all is forgiven here.
Shinjuku area is covered with neon lights, tall buildings and hundreds of people walking round. We headed out for our first nigh ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Shinjuku In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
I left England on the 5th February and flew into Hong Kong. After 10 days, I arrived in New Zealand on my 26th Birthday. There are no future plans, no dates, no destinations, no return plane ticket.
Where I go next is still undecided, but at the moment, enjoying New Zealand.... full info