How we gatecrashed a Japanese pop stars wedding in Tokyo

Wedding in Tokyo

Two Asahi please we asked the barman. No problem he said in perfect English. As we waited for our beers we looked around the bar and was impressed at how the clientele really took the night’s wedding theme to heart. We knew the Japanese liked dressing up but this was another level entirely. There were […]

Wherever I lay my hat (part 2)

Wherever I lay my hat (part 2)

Wherever I lay my hat (part 2) Part 2 of our photo series on the magnificent and mad places we have slept in whilst travelling. Before we set off on our big trip I never imagined myself being relaxed about sleeping in caves, strangers houses or even trains (which I love now). I was just […]

The Capitals

The Capitals

The Capitals Love them or loathe them, Capital cities are the main focus point for any traveller or tourist. Some deserve all the attention like London, Tokyo or Buenos Aires. Then there are Capital cities that hardly get a look in like Canberra, Brasilia or Rabat. Whatever your take on them Capital cities are here […]

5 alternative things to do in Tokyo

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5 alternative things to do in Tokyo Photo: archetypefotografie Tokyo is a city of extremes. A city with ultra modern skyscrapers next to ancient temples. The politest city dwellers anywhere on the planet that also have a strange kinky side to them.  Traditional restaurants next door to bizarre maid cafes. You will see more weird and wonderful […]