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>Japan back on track… for now

>Dad seems to be stable. He will need surgery at some point but for now, things are pretty much status quo. Japan plans for now, will go back on track. In the event that things change suddenly, well, can’t be … Continue reading

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>Finetuning Kyoto

>Now that the main skeleton of the itinerary is done, all that is left is to fill in the spaces and fatten it up a bit with details. In Kyoto, we only have one and a half days. It is … Continue reading

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>Our JR passes are here!

> Its past 10pm and I’m just home from Ion after picking up my JR passes. Very excited to now have this in hand and I feel like the trip is one step closer! We bought the 14-day JR Pass … Continue reading

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>Dormy Inn Kanazawa

>Finally managed to get two nights in this business hotel near the railway station at Kanazawa. After weeks of trawling hotel search engines and reading reviews, I came to the conclusion that Kanazawa lacks hotels with the X-factor for me. … Continue reading

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>Kokuya Ryokan, Shibu Onsen

>Okay, I just have to blog this. I am SO excited right now. If you can see me, I am simultaneously hopping in my seat and grinning from ear to ear. If I were alone, I would be screaming in … Continue reading

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>An almost final itinerary…

>After numerous versions, ruthlessly pruning here and there, I’ve drafted this almost confirmed itinerary to Japan. Takayama and the Kiso Valley is out – with great regret from me and relief from KH who was reluctantly contemplating the 3-hour hike … Continue reading

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>Rail Odyssey to Thailand

>Looks like our Great Rail Odyssey to Thailand is on! I am now planning our trip up to Bangkok by train, visiting Krabi en route. When I tell people we want to do this, the inevitable reaction is one of … Continue reading

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