LDS Church in Japan, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Mormon, LDS Church, LDS, LDS Church Japan, Traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane
LDS church was an awesome experience in Japan! We were able to attend services in both Hiroshima and Kyoto and the ward members went out of their way to make us feel welcome and members of their congregation. We sang in English, and everyone else sang in Japanese! We were provided personal translators, and the whole experience felt very...
Okonomi Yaki, Hiroshima, Pancake noodles, traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane, okonomi-mura, japanese food, japanese restaurant, eating, food
Two friends who have lived in Japan warned us about the Okonomiyaki. Warned us that we would love it! It’s an authentic Japanese speciality dish cooked teppanyaki style in a back alley restaurant crammed full of people. The bottom consists of a pancake which is then covered in noodles, vegetables, eggs, meat, soy sauce and anything else you desire....
Tokyo airbnb, airbnb in japan, jujo ginza shopping, tokyo, japan, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane, traveling with kids, family travel
The Japanese have a wildly different interpretation of how many people can comfortably stay in any place of residence, and what size towel is appropriate for drying off after showering. If you want a genuine cultural experience, sleeping in 4 bunk beds in an apartment the size of a walk-in closet, this is the Tokyo airbnb for you. Honestly,...
Daughter's First Sacrament Meeting Talk at Church Daughter's First Sacrament Meeting Talk at Church
Today at church, in the Songdo Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints here in South Korea, our eight year old daughter was asked to be the youth speaker for Sacrament Meeting. It was a very memorable Sunday, as the day of our daughter's first sacrament meeting talk! When you attend a service where your...
Petting Zoo in Korea
The average household in South Korea is comprised of 2.5 people. Obviously that means that the average family has less than 1 child. Yet, there is more kid stuff here than I’ve seen in any city across America! There are zoos, playgrounds, toy stores, and kids cafes up the wazoo! So for our kids, that means they practically get...
Mystic Manor, Hong Kong Disneyland, China, Disney, Family travel, traveling with kids, Disney themeparks, Slinky Dog Spin, Toy Story, Best ride at Disney
The single best thing about Hong Kong Disneyland is the ride Mystic Manor. It is the single best ride in any Disneyland the world over, or Walt Disney World. This one of a kind ride is exclusive to Hong Kong Disneyland - you can't find it anywhere else. Taking into account the new Pirate’s of the Caribbean ride in...
Grocery shopping in Korea
I think we are slowing but surely moving towards normalization in regards to our sleeping schedule. We didn’t wake up until 5am this morning! One extra hour of sleep felt like a huge win! Day 3 South Korea Family Travel Journal  Today the plan was to find a grocery store that we didn’t have to buy everything in bulk, preferably we...
Pick pocketed in japan, shinjuku, Don Quixote, safe travels, lesson learned, Tokyo, Japan
Shopping in Japan means having a bunch of cash on you at all times; hardly anyone takes cards. And that is where our story begins: Our Family Was Pick Pocketed in Japan.  ► Ranking: #stinkydiaper A couple days earlier we had been by the Don Quijote in Shinjuku East, because we had heard they were a great place for novelty items,...
Toy Story 4 at the Movies in South Korea
Today we went to the movies to see Toy Story 4. Sounds simple, right? If you think going to the movies in South Korea is simple, you are so wrong. Not just wrong, but so wrong. Everything is so complicated here. It doesn’t help that we don’t speak the language and that we are notorious for just being all...
Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Shrines, Love, Success, Health, Fountains, Waterfall, Mountain, Traveling with kids, Family Travel, Diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane,
Shrouded within a forest, the Kiyomizu-dera Temple is balanced on the edge of Mt. Otowa. It is built into the rock wall facing the city of Kyoto overlooking the Higashiyama District to the west. Your journey to Kiyomizu-dera will provide you a glimpse of what you are about to experience along the way. The top most part of the...