Tokyo Tower at the turn of midnight Jan 1st 2011


This is how they celebrate new years in Japan. Note a distinct lack of fireworks – but quite a lot of balloons!

People tie a bit of paper to the balloon with their wishes for the year (prosperous, wealth, health, etc)


I’d just like to wish a happy new year to all my readers, I hope 2011 brings everything you hope it will ^_^

Just a regular arcade in Tokyo

As for me… Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →


If you are planning on visiting Bangkok and haven’t been before then it is very easy to pigeon hole yourself into visiting the cities tourist clichés that are obvious and visible (I did it and I am sure virtually every tourist does too). There is nothing wrong with visiting the Grand Palace – Chatuchak market etc, but the best advice that I can give you is slip away from the tourist trail and you will get a much better idea about how this sprawling metropolis ticks. Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →


Fans of the James Bond series will no doubt be aware that the worlds’ most famous fictional secret agent does a lot of travelling throughout his films.

From the beaches of the Bahamas to the jungles of the Amazon, Bond jet sets around the world battling criminal masterminds, his adventures have even taken him into space!
Ever fancied taking your holidays in a Bond film location? Here are a few ideas to help you plan your own little James Bond adventure – minus the secret underground lairs of course! Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →