Day 7 – Ueno Park and Zoo

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

JR Pass and Pocket WiFi

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

Paris: Day Four.

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.