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How Tokyo’s Yamanote Train Line Inspired a Unique Art Poster Project – Tokyo Travel Article

How Tokyo’s Yamanote Train Line Inspired a Unique Art Poster Project When the first section of Yamanote Line was built in 1885 it served as a freight line that connected Shinagawa and Akabane stations, completing the route that led all the way from Yokohama to Aomori in the far north. The new C-shaped route ran through Tokyo’s western foothills (yama-no-te) where there was less populous to disturb. The ever-expanding city soon encroached into the sleepy villas of Meguro, Shibuya and…

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Things You Must Do With Only One Day in Naples, Italy (Updated 2020) – Retirement Travel Article

Things You Must Do With Only One Day in Naples, Italy (Updated 2020) One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the largest city in Southern Italy -Naples is a fascinating, chaotic place to visit, but is it possible to see Naples in a day? Yes, we covered a lot of ground in one day but we appreciated the raw beauty of Naples a lot more when we returned for a longer stay.Naples Street SceneIs It Safe…

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Best Museums in Stockholm – Slow Travel Stockholm – Scandinavian Travel Article

Best Museums in Stockholm – Slow Travel Stockholm Alex Dudley shares some of the best museums in Stockholm worth visiting. There is history wherever you look in Stockholm, and the city has an array of museums scattered around its islands, with each establishment offering something different.  You can choose to see the best preserved warship from the 17th century or explore the first open air museum in the country. From contemporary art to travelling back through time, there is a…

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Exploring London’s East End • Travel with Mei and Kerstin – Couples Travel Article

Exploring London’s East End • Travel with Mei and Kerstin  It was raining cats and dogs outside when I told Kerstin that we should spend our Twixmas in London. She was standing behind me, so I couldn’t see her eyes. But I was almost sure that she was rolling them. Urgh.. London, again?! She then handed me her iPhone: Read this. You wrote that article yourself… Yep. I did write about our travel (mis)adventures in London. But In the end of…

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Tokyo Events This Week: All About the Jokes – Tokyo Travel Article

Tokyo Events This Week: All About the Jokes Tokyo events for Monday, November 24 to Sunday, December 1, 2019Comedy nights are aplenty this week, so take your pick of the bunch for some guaranteed laughs. Japan’s biggest Philippines festival is also on, along side a line-up of illumination and art events. Photo by iStock.com/RapidEyeMetronomy Japan TourUK band Metronomy is bringing their electro-pop sound to the Tokyo music scene for one night only. Jam out at Ebisu’s Liquidroom. A combined Shinkansen…

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