A few of my favourite images from over the years seem to fit the Morning Challenge so here they are. It's amazing how some places never change, and how they still attract customers to these old-fashioned deck-chairs. Mornings in Thailand Morning
From bonsai in lush landscaped gardens, to kimona-clad beauties shopping in Ginza, and from pale green tatami mats in Ryokans to exquisite floral arrangements, Tokyo, as well as reaching into the future, is picture-book Japan come to life. This is the first stop on a tour that will take in stays in some of Japan's … Continue reading TOKYO – Soaring Towers and Electronic Delights
Asked if the taxi was metred, he gave a Gallic shrug and raised his eyebrows in amazement that we should think otherwise. When we got to the hotel however, he announced in a mixture of languages, that ‘Zee taxi-metre ees kaput’.
Every once in a while one comes across a really superb restaurant in an unexpected place, sometimes on a main road, sometimes hidden away down a side street, and last week this happened to me. On the long drive between Gothenburg and Oslo, I found Laxbutiken LJungskile by exiting off the main road to this … Continue reading The Best Salmon Restaurant in Sweden