From Mountains to Beaches – Sheraton Miyako and sights around Osaka

From Mountains to Beaches – Sheraton Miyako and sights around Osaka

As I had a late lunch, I checked out of my hotel slightly later than 4pm and waited for the next shuttle bus from the Westin Nagoya Castle to the Nagoya Station where I will board my next Shinkansen train. Travelling on the Shinkansen between cities in Japan is one of travel's best inventions, and that [...]

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Shanghai to Nanjing on a High Speed Train

Shanghai to Nanjing on a High Speed Train

Just a few years ago, I would never have dreamt of taking the train between any of China's cities, having seen the crowds in train stations that were frequently shown in the news to viewers worldwide. But with news that China now has a high-speed railway network makes me want to give it a try, [...]

Europe Day 18 – Eiffel Tower, Eurostar and the London Eye

Europe Day 18 – Eiffel Tower, Eurostar and the London Eye

On our last morning in Paris, we decided to return to Laduree for our breakfast, or3dering nearly the same dishes barring the eclair and we even got ourselves their famous macarons. The restaurant though has a weird regulation prohibiting patrons from enjoying the macarons which we bought at the same store prior to being seated [...]