We travel on the Seto bridge to Kochi, Shikoku, Japan and also visit the famous bridge, harimaya-bashi and visit the local food markets. We left Kyushu and moved to Okayama, where the express train ‘Nanpu’ departs to Kochi. The train crossed over the Seto bridge, which used to be the longest bridge in the world. The view […]
We visit the hell of Beppu, Kyushu, Japan. There are a number of hells in Beppu, which demonstrates the thermal activity of the city. We decided to spend the morning at Beppu Onsen (Beppu hot springs). There were steams everywhere in the town! We understood why it’s called “Hell”. The hotsprings temperature is boiling water of […]
Nige & June visit the live kagoshima volcano island, Sakura-jima. This is a live volcano directly in front of Kagoshima’s harbour. We woke up in Kumamoto in surprisingly good condition after the nomihoudai. It looked like the udon had worked again We paid the price of rushing to catch the tram, and jumped on the […]
After spending the day in Nagasaki we caught the train to Kumamoto to sample the night life there. We transferred to Shinkansen and were very impressed by the style of the kyushu Shinkansen’s. They were very new with stylish wooden chairs. Unfortunately we arrived at around 5pm on a Friday where everybody was either heading home […]
Nige & June introduce the Perth free buses. They start from the esplanade bus station and make there way to the Western Australia state museum and then on to the famous WACA cricket ground, where the watch Australia play Afghanistan in the cricket world cup.
June describes a budget friendly method of getting from the international terminal at Perth airport to city centre. The journey takes a little over 1 hour which involves transferring from Perth’s international terminal to the local terminal by bus and then the express bus number 40 direct to the city centre.