We arrived into Narita Airport after our 30 hour journey, but we still had to catch the Narita Express and do battle with Shinjuku – the world’s busiest station, with more than 3.6 million passengers each day. We made our way on the notoriously difficult Tokyo Metro to our Airbnb in the cool neighbourhood of Shimokitazawa … More A guide to Tokyo – Asia’s craziest city?
Our last stop in Tennessee wouldn’t have been complete without a visit to see the two kings: Martin Luther King’s assassination spot at the Lorraine Motel (now an inspiring civil rights museum) and Elvis Presley’s Graceland. We were staying in yet another Airbnb; this time a pool house in a wonderfully leafy neighbourhood to the … More Walking in Memphis, Tennessee
Nashville, Music City. Home of all things country and western. When in Nashville, visit Broadway, and when on Broadway in the rain…visit Roberts Bar. We did just that and saw Eileen Rose and The Silver Threads. They were great! The perfect way to spend a few hours with a Miller light or root beer in … More Eating our way around Nashville, Tennessee
We took a Delta flight from JFK down to our next stop, Charleston, South Carolina. It was HOT. We knew the pace had slowed down when we arrived in the South; Alamo car hire was only open at the airport until 3pm(!) so we had to take a taxi downtown. Talking to each other in … More Charleston, South Carolina