LA Brea Tar Pits

LA Brea Tar Pits

Did you watch the Land Before Time as a kid? Ever end up scared about the tar pits? Want to see active ones in real life? La Brea Tar Pits happily answers all your questions and has quite the collection of bones.

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Heyri Art Village tour 헤이리 예술마을

Heyri Art Village tour 헤이리 예술마을

After lunch we met up with a woman and went on a walking tour of Heyri art village. I didn't understand most of it, but a lot of what we did was self explanatory. We first visited a tree growing through one of the buildings/museums that won an award. Then we visited 3 different museums. [...]

Osaka Castle 大阪城

Osaka Castle 大阪城

Osaka Castle isn't the original castle. It was rebuilt several times and the one currently standing in Osaka was built 1931. It's more of a castle grounds with a few replica buildings up, such as Tenshukaku, or the castle museum. The museum is about Hideyoshi Toyotomi who had the original castle built in 1583. Several [...]

Pixar Animation Studios 30th Anniversary- Seoul DDP

Pixar Animation Studios 30th Anniversary- Seoul DDP

Taking Line 2, 4, or 5 to Dongdaemun History and Culture Park Station and exiting out exit 1 will bring you to the DDP. Dongdaemun Design Plaza is a strange silver spaceship like structure which is host to a variety of events like Seoul Fashion week and from April 15- August 8th Pixar's 30th Anniversary exhibit. Located [...]

COPE Vistor Center

COPE Vistor Center

COPE, or the Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise has a visitor center/ museum in Vientiane. It may seem like an odd thing to visit, a visitor center about prosthetics but it's a very important organization and eye opening, especially as an American. I would highly suggest giving yourself time to watch the almost hour long documentary [...]

Villa of Kim Ilsung 김일성별장

Villa of Kim Ilsung 김일성별장

After the DMZ we made our way back to the beach and visited a couple of buildings and houses of old presidents. The first was the Castle of Hwaginpo, or Kim Ilsung's villa. Kim Ilsung was a president of North Korea and the castle was summer-house for him, his family, and the communist party for [...]

Meguro Parasitological Museum 目黒寄生虫館

Meguro Parasitological Museum 目黒寄生虫館

Warning parsites and possibly upsetting parasite pictures ahead. In Meguro there is a free museum of parasites. It opens at 10 and stays open until 5pm on all days but Mondays or Tuesdays when it's closed. My friend and I thought it'd be fun to check out, especially since it's free. The first floor is suppose [...]