When we lived in Virginia, we had seasons passes to Busch Gardens Williamsburg for several years. I’d always go with them to the park, but I couldn’t get on extreme rides. First, I was recovering from a concussion. Then, I was pregnant. In the end, though, fear kept me off the good stuff. As my son got in line one time, I found myself wondering “how scary is … [Read more...] about How Scary is Griffon at Busch Gardens Williamsburg?
Archives for August 2021
Why haven’t you moved to Japan yet? When are you relocating overseas? Are you still going? We get asked some variation of these questions all the time. It’s frustrating because we don’t really have answers. The adults in our family are fully vaccinated, but the little kids aren’t. Plus, navigating the Japan COVID travel restrictions and quarantine rules is tricky for a large … [Read more...] about Japan COVID Travel Restrictions & Quarantine Rules
Fun fact: aside from La Ronde in my native Montreal, my first major theme park was Disneyland! At five, I rode Space Mountain for the first time. Then, I returned 25 years later to ride it with my own five-year-old daughter! Back then, there was no internet to search "how scary is Space Mountain?" We just had to try it! Now, we have the luxury of Googling before we get in … [Read more...] about How Scary is Space Mountain?
For my daughter's 16th birthday we made our way over to Disneyland and California Adventure. On Pixar Pier, we stood trying to make a decision. We ended up Googling, “how scary is Incredicoaster at Disneyland.” If that’s why you’re here, we’ve got answers! We know that getting on a new ride can be intimidating. After all, this website is all about travel anxiety! We’ll share … [Read more...] about How Scary Is Incredicoaster at Disneyland?
There’s no place quite like Japan. We might be a little biased, but it’s just as amazing as you’d imagine. Part of the adventure, though, is figuring out how to get around — especially if you don’t speak Japanese! Fortunately, we’ve created this list of the best apps for traveling in Japan to help you explore with less stress (and travel anxiety)! If you’re traveling to … [Read more...] about The 15 Best Apps for Traveling in Japan