• Expat
  • Arrivals and Departures

    We all have people come and go from our lives, but this effect is magnified for expats  who need to not only make friends each time they move to a new country (usually fellow expats) but also cope with constant departures of fellow expat friends. There are definite advantages to having a group of expat […]

  • Asia
  • Tokyo Tips

    I love Tokyo. It is one of the few cities we have returned to multiple times, and know that we will visit again. See my Modern Traditional Tokyo article for more information on Akihabara electric town, Sumo, Harajuku, Meiji-jingu, Tsukiji central fish market, Ninja Akasaka, Shibuya crossing, the Hachiko statue and Tokyo Sky Tree. For […]

  • Travel
  • Is My Airline Safe?

    Flying on airlines from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, USA and Canada, passengers can generally assume airline safety. However, when your travels take you to places like Indonesia and Nepal, and you have a choice of carriers you may want to do a little research before buying that ticket.