Brisbane-Tokyo via Singapore - with SQ

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Did it again last month, second time to Tokyo in 6 months so money is a little tight now. Great time again meeting my friends over there, with the weather a little warmer this time too. And...... got engaged too! Yes I met my Japanese fiancée's family and got their blessing as well. :D Hope she'll be back here with me soon....will depend on the DIMIA now. Love flying with Singapore Airlines, great service, food, and great inflight entertainment options too. However, I do need to do the trip 5 times to earn a free trip with them and their Krisflyer Frequent Flyer (FF) program. And my fiancée hates the time it takes, which is about 16 hours all up. Brisbane-to-Singapore is about 7 hours, and then its about 2-3 hours in transit at Changi, and then 6 hours to Tokyo. She prefers the direct flight, a straight 8 hours from Brisbane to Tokyo. So maybe next time I will do that instead, I do have QANTAS FF membership too after all. If we do Europe for the honeymoon I will make sure we fly SQ! :)
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Did it again last month, second time to Tokyo in 6 months :)
I enjoy flying with the Japanese... the flights are a bit like Takashi's Castle, in the nicest possible way of course. Fun loving people who are not afraid to express themselves.... Looking forward to my JAL flights in November. :cool:
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Some photos.... :) Various shots from Tokyo. I have down-sized these from my digital camera so the res might not be crisp. Enjoy!
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Nice ring, good size. Not ostentatious and awful looking like some of those big rocks. :)
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Very nice photos of Tokyo, one of the things I must do when im older is visit Japan, i'd absolutely love to go there, along with Australia.
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Some more photos from both trips, last May and last November. Have them linked this time as they are LARGE! Disneyland in Japan http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/Disneyland.jpe Maiko outside her house in Saitama, Japan http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/Maikoathome.jpe Maiko outside the entrance to Disneyland http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/MaikoDisneyland.jpe Maiko in Tokyo November 2003 http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/MaikoUenoNov302003.jpe Me at Maiko’s home for my 35th birthday party http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/MeatMaikoshomeMay21.jpe I used to teach for this BIG English School Company in Japan http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/NOVA.jpe Home of the Tokyo Giants! My favourite Baseball team http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/TokyoDome.jpe View of massive Tokyo from 52 floors! http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/01/Tokyoview.jpe The REAL horse from the movie Troy was in Tokyo for a while http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/02/TrojanhorseShinjuku.jpe Another view of Tokyo on a fine day http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/02/ViewfromRoppongiHills.jpe Dinner with Maiko and her parents http://img4.imgspot.com/u/04/190/02/WithMaikosParents.jpe Enjoy! :)

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I've always regarded Japanese women as among the most beautiful in the world Seeing your fiance only justifies my views, your a lucky man
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I've always regarded Japanese women as among the most beautiful in the world Seeing your fiance only justifies my views, your a lucky man
Thanks Steve. Lucky indeed! :)