Uji 宇治

Uji 宇治

When I was telling my friends of my plans I included that I had a free day in Osaka before the rest of my group met me. I planned to check into the hotel, or at least dump my stuff off in the lobby then grab lunch and maybe just relax and do something near [...]

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Sky Bus, Seoul Sightseeing Tour Bus

Sky Bus, Seoul Sightseeing Tour Bus

A good way to get around and see the highlights of Seoul is by taking a hop on hop off tour bus. Starting at DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) you can get tickets (a wrist band) to board and exit the buses throughout the day and try to fit in whatever it is you want to [...]

Taiwan-transportation

Taiwan-transportation

After getting home from my tour of Laos I essentially did nothing but sleep for days, eventually went back to work to finish up the school year and moved back into my apartment. (remodeling sucks) After the school year finished I took a long weekend and met with my friend from Daegu and together we [...]

Sokcho Terminal 속초시외버스터미널

Sokcho Terminal 속초시외버스터미널

Around lunch time on my teacher trip all of my coworkers filed off our bus except one other teacher and myself. I waved goodbye and our bus took us to Sokcho bus terminal where I requested a ticket for the next available bus from Sokcho to Dong Seoul (동서울), which is near Gangbyeon station in Seoul. [...]

Lake Ashi and a Bullet Train Back to Tokyo

Lake Ashi and a Bullet Train Back to Tokyo

The last part of the Sunrise Tour was to Lake Ashi or the Hakone Lake. We spent the time on our bus solving puzzle boxes and being rewarded with candy, and trying futively to snap pictures of Mt. Fuji whenever our tour guide pointed to the mountain in the distance as the bus swerved through the mountains. [...]