Date Night in Korea
We are slowly transitioning from vacation mode to work mode as Gabriel starts teaching in just two days! Though we still plan on doing plenty of exploring and discovering in South Korea, the reality is, it won’t strictly be playtime on the peninsula. Today Gabriel spent the afternoon finalizing lesson plans, while Molasses took a nap. Then Widmore and...
Diapers on a Plane Family at Baptism
This summer our family is exploring, worldschooling and playing in the city of Incheon, South Korea while Gabriel teaches two courses at the University of Utah Asia Campus! This week was momentous with the twins being baptized in South Korea and visiting the largest indoor amusement park in the world: Lotte World! Follow along with our travel journal while...
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,...
Baby playing with brown bears at Everland in South Korea
We are spending the entire summer in the city of Incheon, South Korea while Gabriel teaches two summer courses at the Global Campus! Follow along with our travel journal while we explore the city, learn the Korean language and live as temporary expats in the land of the morning calm.   Day 1: Departure from the United States and Arrival into...
Rides Baby playing with brown bears at Everland in South Korea
Ever since we knew we were coming to Korea for the summer our family planned on spending a few days at the Tokyo Disneyland resort in Japan. We’ve been to every single Disney park across the world, and Tokyo Disney Sea is our favorite park! We didn’t put much thought into it, just knew we’d head across the peninsula...
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Drizella will beg for your chocolate cake with her knees practically on the floor droning on and on about how she never gets any sugar, while Anastasia is whining nasally in the most irritating fashion about how her life could not get any worse or more miserable, while simultaneously sticking out her tongue and blowing raspberries at Drizella every...
As excited as we were about seeing Elsa and Anna, we couldn’t shake the feeling that something was very wrong. Standing in line was a large, single, heavy set man with thick, dark rimmed glasses, brown hair and a fishing hat that blocked most of his face. He was fidgeting and kept his phone upright at all times. He...
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Disney's Animal Kingdom is hands down our favorite park of the entire Disney park system the world over. Animal Kingdom pays homage to the land on which it is built, reverently mimicking the landscapes of the continents which it emulates. The Kingdom is comprised of five different lands, all representing a different part of the planet Earth, or a...
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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...
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We were fortunate enough to snag a FastPass+ for one of the two new rides in Pandora - Land of Avatar at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom. Nav'i River Journey is a family boat ride that goes through the underground Na’vi passages and highlights a world rarely seen by outsiders. It’s a great ride for the whole family and an...