Snakes and Poker Machines May 22nd 2018 Issy is feeling a bit worn out so she submits an application to take half a day’s leave from touring. I’m feeling generous, so I approve her application and she stays at the hotel while I venture off on my own.
The internet on the phone isn’t working. This only happens when I’m out on my own, lost, and don’t have a map. I’m trying to find my way to the Ginkakuji Temple, and the handwr ... read more
Asia » Japan » Kyoto » Kyoto 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
Former TravelPod Member: the.sheehan
Joined: June 22nd, 2015
We live in Melbourne, Australia, with our three offspring Scott, Emma and Troy, Coco the dog, and cats Sidney and Chilli. As at 2015 our offspring have all left school and should, in theory at least, be capable of fending for themselves, so as long as they don't kill each other or burn the house down, we can now happily trip off into the sunset.
Issy was born in Malta. She came to Australia with her family when she was four, and as at early 2015 she's never been back.
I was born in London to Australian parents who met ... full info