Sleeping in a Giant Doorless Microwave With no Door or Heat Controls August 1st 2008 A.K.A Capsule Hotel Osaka!
Ok, so it's not much like a microwave then, save for the fact that the walls are white and metal, and it's a rectangular shape.
I had to make an early trip to the airport, so I decided to overnight in osaka. Rather than sleep on a park bench (which i'm told a lot of students do for lack of funds), I booked a room...ahem....capsule for one night. The earli ... read more
Asia » Japan » Osaka » Osaka » Shinsaibashi 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'm a gypsy at heart, but haven't had the opportunity to follow the wind until now.
I come from a diverse background:
My mum is Brazilian,
My dad is English,
My brother was born in Iran,
and I was born in Kenya.
We lived in Canada for a while before moving to Australia and now i've made the big move out to Japan - solo. I travelled a lot with them when I was younger, but this is my first solo overseas adventure.
This is something I always wanted to do, and now that I am actually doing it, I can hardly believe it.
I teach English as a second langua... full info