Matsumoto to Nagano to Tokyo station to Narita airport... a big day! July 15th 2018 An early start so we could bring our trains forward. We wanted to spend more time in Nagano for Marcus’ sake since he was here for the Nagano Winter Olympics.
The train was smooth, no hiccups or dramas. We arrived early in Nagano but unfortunately everything was closed being a Sunday and things did not open until at least 10a.m.
We had our bags, so we did not go far except around the local ate ... read more
Asia » Japan » Nagano » Nagano 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
Travel, food, culture... the reasons I go to work (so I can afford to travel)! I love all kinds of travel- domestic, international, cities and remote. I love to travel alone and with like-minded people.
I have travelled to every continent but there are still so many beautiful destinations waiting to be explored.
I hope you enjoy my journey from your cosy armchair. Xo... full info