Blogged by Anne From Himeji, we were off to Kyoto for a 5 night stay in an AirBnB. We are increasingly using AirBnB wherever we go because we think they are great value for money and we enjoy acting like locals. Apart from the usual advantages, in Japan they mean you are more likely to…… Continue reading Japan 102: how to eat all the things and avoid garden-fatigue
Blogged by Dave Japan is a place that both Anne and I have been keen to visit for a long time, but have never had the chance due to its great distance from South Africa. So we were happy when we found really cheap direct tickets leaving from Bali, and so the 2 and half…… Continue reading Japan 101: JR Passes & 7-Elevens
Blogged by Anne From the high Tatras, we were on our way to Tokaj in Hungary. There is actually quite a convenient train route from Poprad to Tokaj, but the trains only connect properly if you leave at 6am or 6pm so we decided to make a day trip out of it by stopping in…… Continue reading We took a train to Hungary and what happened next will BLOW YOUR MIND!!!
Blogged by Anne While Dave was getting some work done in Joburg, I snuck away to Europe thanks to some accumulated air miles. The main purpose of this trip was to spend some time with friends that I haven’t seen enough of lately, but there was also a bit of tourism thrown in. Massive thanks…… Continue reading Escape to Europe