One of the best things about zipping around the world a bit, as I do, is the regularly changing seasons.
In the middle of winter at home a few days in the sun is very refreshing. The contrast seems to exaggerate the positives of both extremes. A visit to sweltering hot Asia makes a cosy fire at home feel even more welcoming.
And seeing these beautiful new blossoms in Japan makes the autumn leaves at home feel even more golden