Summer for amusement parks in Japan is brutal. Here's how our trip went and at the end find some tips for combating the summer heat.
I arrived at Disneyland in not the best "happiest place on earth" mood. Getting there had been a pain, mostly because I hadn't fully understood the Shinkasen/how transfers would work out. This meant I didn't get there until the afternoon which wasn't what I had planned. Plus I was lugging my suitcase with me. So [...]
My last day in Kyoto was reserved for Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, nicknamed USJ. USJ is accessible from Kyoto via train. Just be careful not to get on the Osaka loop train which doesn't go to USJ. Instead there is a train that announces it goes to Universal Studios. The second train we boarded [...]
When we'd visited the Tokyo Tower the evening before we passed a One Piece themed shop and cafe and I really wanted to go back and see them when they were open. So after trying on Yukata's in Harujuku we headed back to the Tokyo Tower to have lunch. We grabbed a menu and waited in [...]
For Chuseok I was told everyone goes home, so everything would be empty. Which is why I figured going to Everland on Chuseok would be a great idea. We'd get an empty bus and take it all the way there, wait in practically no line for rides, eat good food and be home after dinner. [...]
Some of you may remember my misadventures at Lotte World. It was hot, crowded, I got sunburned, went on only two rides, ect. Well not this time! For Chuseok (the Korean Thanksgiving which happens on the super moon) I decided I wanted to go to amusement parks. Supposedly over Chuseok, Seoul is suppose to empty [...]
My school took me with them to Children's Grand Park in Seoul for a field trip. If you've got kids and are planning to go to South Korea this is a one stop for all the things kids love to do (and adults too). It has a botanical garden, art, a zoo, and an amusement [...]