Using a van for a socially-distant method of taking a holiday as the lock down restrictions ease in England and Scotland

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Although the lockdown is gradually easing, the coronavirus remains in circulation and until there is a vaccine it will likely have some impact on our lives. The most obvious impact is the need for us to avoid face-to-face and indirect (touching surfaces) contact with people outside our household or allowed bubble. Motorhomes are self-contained units which naturally allow this kind of separation.

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Staying in a Capsule Hotel

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Nightlife in Japan is ruled by an incredibly powerful force, one that many seldom dare reckon with– the last train. If you miss your last train home, usually around midnight, the choices are slim: you can either take a taxi at exorbitant prices, or stay out, hopefully intoxicated, till the first train about 5 hours later. You could also get a hotel, but that’s a little too expensive for most people. $100 just for a bed to sleep in for 8 hours? No way!

Or, you could stay in a capsule hotel for about 1/3 of the price.

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Instead of rooms, capsule hotels are made up of individual Space-age-looking pods, essentially human-sized drawers containing nothing but a bed, and perhaps a small TV on the roof your capsule. A typical one measures maybe 6.5 feet (2m) long by 3 feet (1m) tall. There’s just barely enough room to sit up…

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