Winter Travels (Tokyo to Beijing)

Departure day was largely uneventful. My flight was at 14:20, on Friday, the day of Chinese New Year. So, I thought perhaps the plane would be quiet. It wasn’t, but it wasn’t as busy as it was when I left, and the airport in Beijing was very quiet. Still, on checking out I did, basically,…

Winter Travels (Beijing to Tokyo)

Before the end of the holidays, I had one more trip left. Over ten years ago, I’d visited Japan and spent two weeks travelling to various places on the main island of Honshu. This time it was going to be a much shorter trip (similar to my weekend hop over to Seoul last year). I’d…