A jaunt in Japan: Tokyo

After a short stay in Kyoto, we headed off to Tokyo. We had to take the opportunity to ride the famous Shinkansen bullet train, which travels up to an astonishing 320 km/ hour. At this rate, our travel time was about 2.5 hours for 450 km. As advertised, the train schedule was precise to the…

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A jaunt in Japan: Kyoto and Osaka

The second part of my East Asia trip last autumn was a check off a long-standing item on the bucket list: Japan! After five days in South Korea, our group of three flew on Tโ€™way Airlines from Seoul to Osaka. T’way is a low cost carrier based in Korea; it was decent for the short…

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