We absolutely loved Universal Studios Japan. We're already big fans of Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, but we weren't sure what to expect in Osaka. After spending a full day at the park, we absolutely fell in love! There are some things, however, that are important to know ahead of time. Universal Studios Japan is located just outside Osaka, Japan. … [Read more...] about Universal Studios Japan Tickets, Rides and Park Guide
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Have you heard about the rainy season in Japan? There are certain times of year when you can definitely expect rain, or even a torrential downpour. Being soaked in the rain really triggers my travel anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) because it feels like all the germs are sticking to me. Plus, I really hate being in wet clothes (jeans are the worst!). That's why … [Read more...] about Rainy Season in Japan: 5 Easy Survival Tips
If you plan to visit Osaka, you can’t skip Dotonbori! Yes, it’s a bit of a tourist trap, but it's worth it. There's so much going on that it can be a bit overwhelming. Between the huge crowds, the shops, restaurants and bright lights, you may not even know where to begin. That's why we've put together this list of must-do things to do in Dotonbori before leaving Japan. While … [Read more...] about 7 Fun Things to Do in Dotonbori On Your Japan Trip
During our recent trip to Japan, we spent one night at The Knot Tokyo Shinjuku. Our stay was very short, but we'd like to share our impressions in case you’re considering a visit! We had no idea what to expect after taking the train in from Osaka, so we hope this will give you a better idea of what the hotel has to offer. The Knot Tokyo Is Near Shinjuku Station Unless you’ve … [Read more...] about The Knot Tokyo Shinjuku: Should You Stay Here?
When it was time to make our way to Japan, we were really excited. Still, I was a little nervous about taking Hayley because the hotel rooms in Asia tend to be a lot smaller than they are in North America. It took a leap of faith, and I'm so glad we went! There are several official hotels located at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, but we chose the Universal Port Hotel. My … [Read more...] about Universal Port Hotel: Where To Stay at Universal Studios Japan