Tokyo - Japan April 18th 2013 We fly from Delhi to Kuala Lumpur (5 Hours) with Malaysian Airways as part of the first leg of our mammoth journey to Japan. The food is good as is the service – however, the airhostess seems to have taken a liking to C as we are plied with red wine and whisky & peanuts (which the others did not get), so much so that when we arrived in KL, C was a bit worse for wear and can’t recall getting of ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Asakusa 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
Hi folks, we are Michael and Caroline, previously blogging as michaelandcaroline, to record our career break "gap year" - 2007 to 2009. We loved it so much we've decided to do it again!
Having tried desperately to reacclimatise to work and normal life after our last big adventure for the past 3 years (full marks for effort eh!), somehow this didn’t quite grab us as much as the thought of travelling to places we love and those we have aspired to & dreamed about but somehow haven’t made it to so far – so we had to put this right!!
Phase 1 started off in Nepal & Bhutan, we didn't ge... full info