Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

September 2017 As I mentioned previous (in this post) my grandmother and I had booked our flights over on EVA airways, Vancouver-Taipei-Fukuoka.  Our departure date quickly approached and we were soon ready to start our trip. I had convinced my grandmother that we would only be taking carry-on this trip.  She didn’t have a proper … Continue reading Japan bound! Or so we hoped…

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How I planned our trip to Japan.

Most of the time I travel I like to just wing it.  I have some vague plans, maybe a place to stay even, but 95% of the time I’m booking things a week, if not a day or two, ahead of time.  It’s very difficult to do that if a) you’re travelling with someone else … Continue reading How I planned our trip to Japan.

Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 2

August 2017 Usaquén I managed to negotiate the Uber ride to the hotel.  Most of the uber drivers in Bogotá don't speak much English, so it was a broken mix of Spanglish, but it worked. I originally found this hotel by searching for eco friendly hotels in Bogotá. Although it was in a bit of … Continue reading Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 2