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We first fell in love with Osaka the minute we stepped off the plane and into the airport. We had a fabulous time in the Philippines, but compared to Southeast Asia, Japan felt like a shiny, new, futuristic world that we couldn’t wait to explore. The bathrooms were full of buttons and options (sound effects, anyone?), the public transportation options were expansive and easily accessible, and bowls of noodles could be ordered from vending machines. It was a magical place.

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RTW Packing List & Budget

I’m happy to report that Kevin and I have officially made it to Kunming/managed to escape Chengdu! 😉 We arrived via overnight train yesterday morning and beelined it directly to the Vietnamese consulate to arrange our visas. The should be ready on Monday. Until then we will be relaxing around Kunming, which turns out to be a really charming city. More on that next time.

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