Virtual Tour: Our New Digs

Well! Our air shipment arrived today - exactly on time according to the shipping people so we are hoping the sea shipment will also be on time in a few weeks (though it is taifun season.) Brigie is happy to have her food bowls here and even more happy to have her brush - got … Continue reading Virtual Tour: Our New Digs

Virtual Tour: Our new area – Kakuozan, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

  SO, where are we exactly? Nagoya is on the main island of Japan, south west of Tokyo. In the map below the sprawling brown, tree-less area on the right edge is Tokyo (or part thereof) and the compact brown, tree-less area to the South East, surrounding a bay is Nagoya.   Here it is … Continue reading Virtual Tour: Our new area – Kakuozan, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

Quick Tip: How to Get Directions When you Don’t Know the Language

On our first day in Nagoya we discovered a new solution to the age old travelers problem of "How to Get Directions When you Don't Know the Language."Step one:Find a car showroom (any will do but of course we recommend Toyota) Step Two:Take inordinate interest in a car with latest technology. Step Three:Boot up the … Continue reading Quick Tip: How to Get Directions When you Don’t Know the Language