>In a couple of hours we’ll be off to Japan and I’ll be taking my maiden flight on business class. To me, that is as good a highlight as the trip itself. Our itinerary as follows: Apr 4 – Osaka – Kyoto (Grande Vista Hotel, Shinsaibashi, Osaka) Apr 5 – Nara – Osaka (Grande Vista Hotel, Shinsaibashi, Osaka) Apr 6 – Yoshino – Osaka (Grande Vista Hotel, Shinsaibashi, Osaka) Apr 7 – Osaka – Nagoya – Takayama (Spa Hotel Alpina) Apr 8 – Takayama (Spa Hotel Alpina) Apr 9 – Shirakawago (Magoemon) Apr 10 – Okuhida (Yarimikan) Apr 11 – Matsumoto – Kiso Valley (Shimosagaya in Tsumago) Apr 12 – Magome/Tsumago hike (Fujioto in Tsumago) Apr 13 – Train to Kii-Katsuura (Hotel Nakanoshima) Apr 14 – Nachi falls – Yunomine Onsen (Minshuku Teruteya) Apr 15 – Kumano Kodo hike and spring matsuri in Hongu (Minshuku Teruteya) Apr 16 – Kumanogawa, Hayatama shrine, Shirahama and Osaka Apr 17 – Osaka? Kobe? Apr 18 – We have the whole day but nothing planned as yet. Flight back to Singapore late at night. Apr 19 – Arrive Singapore early morning.
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