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BigonTrips was started to document the trips I made with my large family and to prove that independent travel with children in tow need not be expensive nor difficult, that children are very adaptive travelers and with their deep and … Continue reading
With only one afternoon to spend in Florence, we spent it the way my mother wanted to experience Italy – shopping! Enough of the churches, the monuments, the history, mom just wanted to shop and so shop we did. Under … Continue reading
…I’m ready to go. You can’t have enough of a good thing and this year, I have been blessed with travel opportunities. I’ve just blogged about our Malaysian road trip, but even before that, in late May, I was lucky … Continue reading
A long rail journey today from the hills of the Kiso-ji down to the southern Kansai coast at Kii-Katsuura. We said goodbye to the friendly Fujihara family. Hopefully, things will pick up for them soon. Mr Fujihara had asked me … Continue reading
We did not buy the JR Pass this trip. The sums we did showed that it would not have worked out for us. The 15 days in Japan would be punctuated by train, bus and even car rental, but there … Continue reading
We pasted my badly-drawn map of Honshu on the wall, showing the kids exactly where we will be and when, did last-minute packing, set up the Skype, called the cab and said goodbye. It was more painless than I thought.