Fish Market July 6th 2012 Hi everyone - well you know I said we had to get up early to get to the Tuna auction - well spoke to the concierge in the hotel last night to find out what time the first metro started and they said we needed to leave real early - guess what time we had to leave? I bet not one of you guessed this 3.20am, yes I did say am!!
Anyway we needed to get a taxi as the metro does not start until 5am - ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Ginza 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
We are oldies who love travelling in 2012 we travelled around the world after Mike taking early retirement and I took voluntary redundancy. We have now decided to go back to Japan as this was where we started our travelling and I did not leave us enough time to see the country without being on a whirlwind tour. So here goes.... full info