Surprisingly we did not wake up too early, but we did wake up early enough for breakfast! So we threw on some sweats and made our way downstairs for the breakfast buffet. The buffet consisted of: an egg station; pancakes … Continue reading Day 7 – Ueno Park and Zoo
Around 4am, one of T’s friends called T wanting to see if he was able to receive any calls in Japan. T tells S he’s still sleeping and he’ll call him back later. We slept for a little while longer, … Continue reading Day 5 – Hiroshima, Japan and Dōtonbori
Since we fell asleep pretty early our first night in Japan, we woke up pretty early (about 6am). Both considerably hungry, we decided to order room service and settled for the American Continental Breakfast (which included: eggs, sausage, ham, a … Continue reading Day 3 – Nara, Japan
My dad dropped us off at SFO and thus started our trip to Osaka, Japan! We got to the airport a little under 2 hours before our flight. Having United Club passes, we tried to get in, but the club … Continue reading Day 1 and 2 – Traveling to Osaka, Japan
If you are planning on traveling to Japan anytime soon, I highly recommend getting a JR Pass and a Pocket WiFi because these are basically a lifesaver and made traveling so much easier for us. What is a JR Pass? A JR Pass is for foreigners who are traveling to Japan with the status “Temporary Visitor” and it allows the travelers unlimited use of the JR Group Railways-Shinkansen “bullet trains” (some restrictions apply). The JR Pass must be purchased before traveling to Japan. You will receive a voucher, which you will take with you to Japan to exchange for the … Continue reading JR Pass and Pocket WiFi
Our last full day in Paris. Since Musee d’Orsay and Musee du Louvre were closed for a week due to the rising water level of the Seine and flooding in Paris, they were finally opening… on our last day. First stop: Musee d’Orsay. After Musee d’Orsay, we walked towards Angelina for lunch. Angelina was the only “food” place I really wanted to go to and all I really wanted was their hot chocolate lol. We ordered the Tartare de boeuf charolais au couteau facon Angelina (which is the Angelina hand-cut beef tartare, french fries, and mesclun salad). The beef … Continue reading Paris: Day Four.
The first thing on our itinerary for Day 3 was… EIFFEL TOWER!!! Actually, it was trying to figure out how to get to the Eiffel Tower. We took the Metro and instead of jumping onto another train, we decided to walk … Continue reading Paris: Day Three.
Our second day in Paris had a bunch of walking planned and after those 284 steps up the Arc de Triomphe, our legs were burninnnnng! We started off our day at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris. This cathedral is absolutely beautiful. … Continue reading Paris: Day Two.
My sister and I recently went on vacation to celebrate her college graduation. Where did she want to go? London. Why? To see the Warner Brother’s Harry Potter Studio. Yes. Fly thousands of miles to another country to see where … Continue reading Paris: Day One.
Our flight to Hawaii was at 9am. We were flying Hawaiian Airlines out of Oakland to Honolulu. It was my first time flying Hawaiian as I usually fly United going to Hawaii. The flight was ok despite it being 6 … Continue reading Hawaii: Day One.