Japan Travel Moment: breakfast

Japan has adopted many Western traditions, like whisky, Jazz, and Christmas, but breakfast isn’t one of them. We had already walked around Ginza in Tokyo searching for breakfast and Kanazawa didn’t provide the usual breakfast goodies like bacon, eggs, toast, and omelettes either. This is strange considering coffee is everywhere… literally everywhere, offered in millions … Continue reading Japan Travel Moment: breakfast

Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 6

Time to end the suspense, and bring to a close one of our favourite travel experiences. Kauai solidified the path for all of our future travel; we discovered that independent travel resonated with us far more than the All-Inclusive route. Travel became an adventure, about exploring and finding those out-of-the-way places that few others visit. … Continue reading Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 6

Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 1

In this period of COVID-19 lockdowns, it has never been more enjoyable, nor therapeutic, to relive past travel experiences. Fortunately, I have been writing about these experiences since 1999 so can read about them over and over again. Here is the first in a series of stories from our first trip to Hawaii in 2000, … Continue reading Six Days, Seven Nights (or thereabouts) on Kauai, pt. 1