Train Troubles in Japan - Part 2

I knew there would be more to write about and so my saga with the rain and train troubles continues. If you didn't read part 1, then do that now. We were supposed to leave Kyoto on Friday July 6th to visit our family in Oita, Japan. It was going to be about 5 hours of travel and three different train rides to get there. We were going to meet up with my dad and grandma (who is 96!) who had made a special trip to Japan to meet with us so they could introduce us to family. Well, this all was not meant to be as super heavy rains, like Japan has never seen before, prevented us from making that journey. Here is the journey that we missed out on. We were never in any danger as most of the flooding

Train Troubles in Japan

This is just one reason why you book your trips with a Travel Agent like me. I use vetted and trusted suppliers who know the destinations you are going to and have support teams in the destination as well. Of course, being my own travel agent, I didn't need to call my travel agency but I could have if I was really in a bind. Our office has a 24/7 emergency/urgent phone line for all clients who travel with us. I just wanted to share a story to show what hiccups can happen while traveling and why my trusted vendors are awesome! On June 30th, 2018, there were some landslides that cancelled our train from Nagoya to Takayama. We didn't find out until we boarded our first train for the day. So, I

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