Back to Tokyo November 27th 2018 We get up at 8.45am today (positively a lie in for us these days lol) so we can make a disgrace of the free breakfast this morning at the Comfort Inn hotel. The selection is rather eclectic with a mix of japanese and (a token attempt at) a western breakfast. Even though breakfast doesn't finish for another 45 minutes, the only server isn't replenishing anything and just moving things about in the ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Chiyoda 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
After a stint at trying the 9 - 5 thing, we decided, at 27, to rent our house, pack our bags and head out into the big bad world. We've not really looked back since and here are our tales of laughter, tears, tantrums and one gold Renault clio.
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