Days 9/10 – Heart Rock Cafe

I had only been in Osaka a few hours and I was getting good vibes about it. A lot of people say they prefer it to Tokyo, time will tell for me but first I impressions were good. My first day here however was to be spent elsewhere, a day trip to Nara. A lot of people would have seen Na
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Days 7 & 8, Takayama & Kanazawa bliss

My alarm was set for 5:30a.m because I wanted to catch the setting up of the morning market. When I woke up, I realised this idea was just madness from the wave of Takayama excitement I had yesterday and in fact I just needed to see the market and not it’s setting up. So I snoozed my
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Days 5 & 6 – Kyoto, Former Imperial Capital of Japan

Now I was settled into my Nagoya hotel it was time to have two day trips to the ancient old capital Kyoto, which had been voted the best city in the world this year. It has a stupid amount of UNESCO World Heritage sites and I had given myself quite a lot to cover in a short space of t
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Japan Trip – Days 3/4 – Farewell Tokyo, Hello Nagoya

I forgot to mention yesterday that I’d been exchanging emails with a hiring manager (prospective client) while in Russian airspace and I’m going to be interviewing at 10:30pm from Osaka, so if I get that gig that will be a unique recruitment process I have to say! My last
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Japan – Days 1 & 2 – Tokyo

For some reason, the day I left for Heathrow I had an attack of nerves about the trip.  I think it was probably a mixture of not having much time to pack and the realisation that the maps I’d been screen-shooting would mean nothing out there because I cannot read the street sign
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Planning My Japan Trip

After my month in Thailand and my move into self employment it has felt like I have done lots of travelling which has been amazing! However, I did make a promise to myself, that at the end of every contract (client engagement), I would take a month off to travel. Despite my frequent t
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My New Love

Well, it is my first blog entry on my website. There is not much point to my website but I think given I use the e-mail for my work then it is wise to use the website. The content will be pretty static, but I have added a blog because I want to start to write about my travels and inte
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