It wasn't all theme parks this July. We stayed in three different places in SoCal; Knott's Berry Farm Hotel, an airbnb apartment in Mid City and I ended my stay in the Hilton Anaheim. A day in Santa Monica (which included only one roller coaster) was well needed. Me and a couple of friends … Continue reading L.A. Adventures
Most people think all Disney parks are created equal but there are differences between them all, both subtle and extreme. It's most likely the readers of this blog might have visited one or two but not seen all of them yet. With Shanghai opening in 5 months, it's a good time to reflect on why you … Continue reading Which Disney park should you visit?
Sunday. Mid-July. Universal Studios. You're already on to a loser. Then let's add on to that arriving after lunch. Had I arrived in hell? There were minions there, so probably. Weekends aren't the best time to visit a theme park if you can help it and behind Christmas/New Year and Halloween, the summer break is the third … Continue reading Universal Studios: A tale of crowds, bad decisions and some good luck
People say that I'm opinionated. I'm sure some think that I live to contradict rather than truly believe the things I do. Which is why I'm sure a lot of people think my enjoyment of roller coasters comes from needing to be a special snowflake of quirkiness and originality. That look of, or actually vocalization of "Of … Continue reading Why you should love roller coasters: Twisted Colossus and Six Flags Magic Mountain
Not bragging, but I've been to every Disney park in the world. Disneyland in Anaheim lands straight in the middle for me. There's a lot of positive here but it's too busy to enjoy most of the joys. I've been here before, in November where it was busy but manageable. July is a nightmare. For … Continue reading Disneyland
"I don't where I'm going but I sure know where I've been..." Not that true about me and traveling! Especially the big 6 week trip I did last year to the US, I knew what I was doing all the time every day. Due to unforeseen circumstances planning this trip wasn't as much of a … Continue reading Here I Go Again
Last year, I cancelled my birthday plans and took myself on a weekend trip to Tokyo to meet my flight attendant friend who was in town. We stayed in Yokohama about an hours train away from Tokyo explored a little bit of Japan. The first day I landed very early in the morning and hung around … Continue reading Yokohama and Tokyo Weekend