North Carolina might not exactly be top of list of places to hit on a classic USA road trip but I am pretty sure it deserves more of a look in than it gets.
The roads are rough and the footpaths rougher but my god there is passion flowing everywhere on these streets.
Part 2 of my West Coast jaunt covers some pretty inspiring breweries. I was definitely excited to see and drink them first hand. Maybe I need to write a post on what learnt...?
A common thread in my posts on the first leg of this trip is my fascination and admiration for the Japanese way of achieving nothing less than perfection.
In only two weeks I have not given myself enough time to fully understand the complexities of food and drink in Japan. While I admire and am intrigued by Japanese culture, I am without the ability to speak with any authority on this complex topic, so here are five of my first impressions of Japan.