Isle of Wight

It’s a complete change of pace for our next adventure. This time we’re not heading too far, just a few days in the Isle of Wight. Not quite as exotic as we’ve become used to . . . First up is an evening in the largest town on the island – Ryde. It’s where theContinue reading “Isle of Wight”

Biting the bullet

Finally it’s come to the defining Japanese moment that the train geek man has been waiting for for months . . . ¬†our first bullet train!! These super slick, pointy nosed, high speed beasts criss-cross Japan at jaw dropping speeds. There’s no time for dilly dallying, hence the sight of cleaners lined up ready andContinue reading “Biting the bullet”