Shinkyo Bridge: Nikko, Japan

One of the top three bridges in Japan, Shinkyo is located in Nikko. Nikko is an out of the way type of place, very small and (one gets the feeling) seasonal. It’s about 3 hours from Tokyo by train. Deceptively, the bridge is located against a main road and traffic around the area is quite…

California Zephyr – A Blessing and Curse

(Classic Zephyr – Don’t be fooled, your car will NOT look like this, we were just lucky enough to have a VIP party travelling with us, who had hired out the re-fitted classic Zephyr car) Taking a long train journey has always been rather close to the top of my bucket list. There’s just something…