Remembering Rome

After landing in Rome, it didn’t take me long to remember what life was like back in Europe. Living in Japan for so long, despite my roots being European (technically), there comes a time where you become desensitized to cultures outside of Asia, and perhaps more specifically, Japan. I know, I know… The UK is […]

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Cinderella

Happy New Year to everyone reading this. Thank you again for always following My Airport Ramblings. Just wanted to let you know that Cinderella – an original adaptation, first performed in Osaka, Japan and with music and choreography from Gordon Hyppolite, is now out to purchase from Blurb, Amazon, Abebooks, The Book Depository etc. etc. […]

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Beach Life

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. A lot has happened since I ventured out to the northernmost part of Japan by the means of the local trains and a cheap train pass. As spring, and subsequently summer approached, I’ve tried to head to the beaches more often. First a bike ride around Biwa Lake […]

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Food Food Food in Vietnam

Vietnamese food can be accessed in many countries around the world, but you really have to visit Vietnam itself to truly appreciate the deliciousness of the dishes on offer. All the flavours in Vietnam are full and strong. Most restaurants I’ve been to abroad seem to dumb the flavours down a little. The garlic is […]

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Speeding Through HCM

I don’t normally like to book tours of any kind. I usually feel that it may limit what I could potentially find in an unfamiliar place if I were to follow the instructions and itinerary provided by someone else. Couchsurfing is one exception for me. I’ve had many positive experiences of being taken someplace off […]

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Buzzing Jeepneys

Public transportation can always be an interesting factor of travelling in a new country. Getting from A to B in a manner other than the Underground or using the usual buses can initially seem daunting, but allows you to experience first hand an element of local life you otherwise won’t get by using a tour […]

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