Asia

Japan | Tokyo: March 27-April 5, 2018

March 26, 2018 Got in this evening, and went right away to explore and grab dinner! So excited to be in Tokyo! It was quite the trip getting to the apartment. We couldn't get wifi so we asked a group of young folk hanging outside the subway stop to look up the address to our apartment...

Japan | Kyoto: March 23-26, 2018

March 23, 2018 In Kyoto! Interesting journey through busy Tokyo and the Shinkansen (bullet train, which we actually caught the wrong one first but people were very helpful and so caught the right one at the next station), vending machines galore (with ramen), old shrines, cherry blossoms...

South Korea | Seoul: March 18-22, 2018

March 18, 2018 Here! A long journey from the airport to the apartment. Glad there's a 24 hour convenience store right in the apartment building. Our AirBnb apartment is so slick! From the way we unlock the apartment to the auto lights... impressive. March 19, 2018 Shopping! Eating...

China | Shanghai: March 14-17, 2018

March 14-17, 2018 After choosing not to apply for a tourist VPN in Shanghai, it felt rather nice to be liberated from access to social media and emails. The real conundrum - how to easily digitally document our travels? Realization: Yep we rely on this medium. So be it. Here are our...

India | Jodhpur: May 2-4, 2009

May 2nd, 2009 Our train was to leave jaipur at 11:50 am, but it didn’t arrive at the station until  2 pm. The heat at the station was insane! And the people staring at us wasn’t fun either. We had some guys (3 of them) who penny thought were gay sitting across from us, who ensured that...