Hot Air Balloon Ride at Lotte World_
Since this is our last week in South Korea before Gabriel starts teaching, we wanted to spend today as a family at South Korea’s other famous amusement park: Lotte World! It was mostly a disaster. Day 15 South Korea Family Travel Journal Lotte World When we went to Everland we took a taxi both ways. It was an added expense of $150,...
Seoul, Korea Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Temple
Today we traveled from Songdo to Seoul to walk the grounds of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Temple. The Korea LDS temple is located in a busy neighborhood in Seoul, South Korea. We always try to visit the local LDS temple when we go on our travels. It offers us permanence no matter where in...
Shopping at Bupyeong Underground Market with Kids in South Korea
The twins baptism is fast approaching, and since they are getting baptized in Korea we thought it would be special to incorporate as much of the Korean culture as possible. We’d been browsing the stores as we went about our adventures, but we needed to dedicate some time to really finding some dress clothes for both kids. The plan...
Central Park Songdo with Kids in Incheon, Korea
During our adventure to Costco in South Korea on Day 2 we exited the subway station at Central Park Songdo and immediately our eyes were fixed on a massive art sculpture set inside a shallow man-made water basin. You can’t miss it. It’s comprised of three appendages sitting in the middle of the water and resembling something of three...
Spasis: A Korean Jjimjilbang with Kids
Koreans love indoor public bath houses. Totally nude public bath houses. I walked into the women’s dressing room with my three little daughters and wanted to walk immediately out. This is what to expect inside a Korean Jjimjilbang with kids! Spasis: Korean Jjimjilbang Bathhouse I felt completely out of place, uncomfortable, and culture shock pressing down on my typically outgoing and willing...
The Varsity with Kids, Atlanta Georgia, Hot Dogs, Fast Food, Let them eat hot dogs, chili, traveling with kids, family travel,
One does not simply go to Atlanta and skip the Varsity. The Varsity is an icon, a celebration, a landmark and an institution. It also serves up some boiled hot dogs, chili and their trademark orange drink to boot. And while maybe that might not sound like much, the Varsity is Atlanta defined. For as long as Gabriel can...
Lego Discovery Center, Atlanta, Georgia, Legos, Kids, Family Travel, Traveling with Kids
Here’s a little bit of worldschooling word math for you. A family of 6 goes go The Lego Discovery Center and pays $22.95 each; and that’s with the discount. The baby is free. The experience is worth an approximate $10 value per child at best, and Mom and Dad should be free to sit around and wait for the...
Bioluminescent Bay with kids, mosquito bay, vieques, puerto rico, abe's snorkeling and bio bay tours, traveling with kids, family travel
Bioluminescent Bay is a like a fairy tale come to life where magic flows straight from your fingertips and metamorphoses into a million twinkling stars submerged underwater. Contained only by the natural barrier of the mangrove trees the luminary creatures create a singular habitat full of awe and mischief. The experience of Bioluminescent Bay transcends earthly explanation; it is...
Tragedy on Vacation, Drowning at the Beach, Balneario El Escambron Beach, family beach in san juan, puerto rico, traveling with kids, family travel
I was completely oblivious to what was going on, until the screaming and the shouting became so loud and overpowering that it was impossible to tune out. The three older kids and I were swimming in the ocean at family beach Balneario El Escambrón. The beach here is protected by a coral reef that creates a half moon circular...
Aerophile Balloon Ride Disney Springs, Hot Air Balloon, Orlando, Florida, Groupon Aerophile, creating family memories, traveling with kids
A huge bucket list item for the Diapers on a Plane Family is taking a hot air balloon ride. We love watching the balloons get filled with helium in the early brisk mornings during the Freedom Days festival in our local town, and then look on in awe as hundreds of balloons take to the skies in succession. Someday...