Yasaka Shrine, Gion Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, Traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane
The Yasaka Shrine, or Gion Shrine, is a colorful attraction, both literally, and figuratively. This place is bustling with people and vendors and is located just north of the major shopping district in Kyoto, Shijō Dōri. ► Ranking: #wetdiaper Yasaka Shrine 625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0073, Japan +81 75-561-6155 Always Open This shrine has a lot of history connected to...
miyajima, japan, hiroshima, itsukushima shrine, great otorri, traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane, ferry,
Miyajima is home to the famous Itsukushima Shrine, the iconic famous shrine that floats on water. This location is considered one of three of the most beautiful sites in the whole of Japan. In addition to the shrine and temple, there are deer covering the island that walk with you and steal all your food, and a gondola ride...
Atomic Bomb Dome, Peace Memorial Park, Peace Memorial, Hiroshima, Nuclear War, Diapers on a plane, diapersonaplane, traveling with kids, family travel, world school
We spent two days amongst the areas that were ravaged by the Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima, centered around the Atomic Bomb Dome. We learned about the past and present of nuclear weapons and Japan’s view of world history and World War II as the people there experienced it in real time. As we’ve come to learn through life experience,...
Toyokuni Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, Asia, First Altar, Tamaya, Family Travel, Traveling with kids, Diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane
We found this temple on our way from Rengeoin Sanjusangendo as we were walking to the Kiyomizu-dera Temple. There were several others along the way, such as the Ontani Mausoleum, the Yōgenin Temple, and far too many others to count. The Toyokuni Shrine is located up a tall set of stairs, and nearly invisible from the street. We were intrigued because of...
Currency, Japanese yen, money, cash is king in japan, traveling with kids, family travel, diapersonaplane, diapers on a plane
Japanese use the yen, ¥JPY for currency and is currently valued at approximately $1USD to every ¥109JPY. We used the Currency Converter 4.0 on Google Play during our trip. There is a free version, and a full paid version. We did just fine with the free version, and it also offers 15 other currency conversions, plus a built in...
How to behave inside a tiny Japanese shower as a giant foreigner is probably not a question you ever thought you'd need to google search. But here you are. Standing face to face with a shower nozzle positioned lower than your belly button and a large square box as deep as your shoulders.  This is different.  But don't worry. We are...
Travel, Family, Tokyo, Disneyland, Japan, Asia, Fairy Godmother, Mickey, Mouse,, Cinderella's Castle
Of all the Disney parks in the entire world, Tokyo Disneyland is our family's favorite (see our rankings)! Tokyo Disney offers two parks, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea. The property as a whole is unique in that all the other Disney properties are set apart from the mainland. In Orlando you have to enter a compound, quite literally. At Hong Kong...
Peace Park Memorial, Atomic Bomb Dome, Peace Memorial Park, Peace Memorial, Hiroshima, Nuclear War, Diapers on a plane, diapersonaplane, traveling with kids, family travel, world school
The grounds of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park include the Atomic Bomb Dome, the flame of peace, cenotaph, children’s monument and peace bell. We were fortunate enough to spend two days at this site surveying the grounds and appreciating the monuments and the significance of why they are here. ► Ranking: #cleandiaper As we walked around the grounds here we...
Cat Cafe MoCHA, Traveling with Kids, family travel, japan, asia, Takeshita Dori, Harajuku, Family Travel, Diapers on a plane, diapersonaplane, crepes
Takeshita Dori is one single, pedestrian, shop lined, street in the Harajuku District. It is bustling and full of people. The shops are eccentric and eclectic, and come in full variety of shapes and sizes. Located near Omotesando and the Meiji Shrine, you can spend a full day here exploring to your heart’s content with lots of shops your...
How to Read Signs in Japanese, Japanese Signs, Japanese Tourists, Traveling with kids, Family Travel, Creating Family Memories, diapersonaplane, Diapers On A Plane
“Where do these evil tourists come from?” We came across so many unique signs in Japan that we found ourselves taking pictures of them just because we had no idea what they meant. And so we give you: How to Read Signs in Japanese When You Don't Understand Anything Hand Held Bidet “But, I came here to wash my hair!” No Kids Allowed “Sorry, you’ll...