As for Maya, she seems to adjust well without me. She went to a friend's house for a doggie party:
She somehow sneaked into a Japanese bento shop where she usually waited outside, because the owners wanted a Shiba Inu badly and was thrilled to meet her:
However, not all places were that welcoming, and she wasn't able to enter the Japanese garden:
Nothing is more heart warming after a long flight home to see a pup dashing to the door, wagging her tail and jumping up and down. Since I got back, she has be extra cuddly as well.