Tokyo DisneySea was our last stop during our tour of Japan, and I couldn’t think of a better way to end our time in the Land of the Rising Sun than by visiting Tokyo Disney’s water themed park before heading to Haneda Airport. Inspired by classic fairytales of the sea, like The Little Mermaid, Tokyo DisneySea is an incredible expression of storytelling taken to the next level. The park consists of 7 themed ports, Port Discovery, the American Waterfront, Mediterranean Harbor, Mysterious Island, Arabian Coast, Mermaid Lagoon, and the Lost River Delta. Read on to see how much there is to do at the park, from marveling at the incredibly ornate architecture and trying foods unique to the park, to riding rides, meeting characters, and experiencing your favorite films in a larger-than-life setting.
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Meiji Shrine is Japan’s most visited and celebrated shrine. Dedicated to Emperor Meiji who united Japan and opened it to the world, Meiji Shrine will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020. Famous for its massive torii gates, large display of sake barrels, and as Japan’s most popular place to celebrate the first shrine visit of the New Year, called Hatsumode, and is a beautiful place to spend a few hours learning about Japanese culture and history.
Tokyo, Japan, the country’s capital, a city that blends ultra-modern living with the traditions, rituals, and sensibilites of ancient Japan in the most fascinating way. Ever-evolving and unlike any other city in Japan, Tokyo has something for everyone from flower arranging classes and traditional tea ceremonies to sumo-wrestling, endless neighborhoods dedicated to video games, anime, and manga, and a world-class dining scene with more Michelin Star Restaurants than anywhere else in the world. Whether you’re a high-end luxury traveler looking for a once in a lifetime getaway, someone visiting for business, or a fan of Japanese language and culture, Tokyo is the best place to start your Japanese adventure.
Senso-Ji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan has a beautiful 5 story pagoda, and several temple halls, plus a gorgeous garden just a few blocks from Tokyo SkyTree. Built in 645 and rebuilt after it was destroyed during World War II, Senso-Ji Temple is not only one of Japan’s largest and most popular temples, it’s also a symbol of Japan’s national pride, determination, and the immutability of their history. Read on to discover everything you need to know to plan your visit to this breathtaking complex of architecture. [show_shopthepost_widget id=”3568778″]
Inkstand is a unique art supply store in Tokyo that allows guests to explore color theory and craft their own custom blended ink for calligraphy, crafts, and so much more. There are four levels of involvement in the process of creating your own custom ink color, whether you want to choose from examples, or get down and dirty blending and experimenting with your own creations, you can do it all here in Tokyo! [show_shopthepost_widget id=”3422074″]
As a lifelong fan of Ralph Lauren, I was positively delighted to come across Ralph’s Coffee, the brand’s café, here in Tokyo. Decked out in my favorite colors, the façade instantly drew me in, and I knew I was in for a treat when I saw the variety of small plates, organic drinks, and savory sweets. Click here to explore Ralph Lauren’s newest addition to the Ralph’s Coffee family. [show_shopthepost_widget id=”3518667″]
Tokyo is a massive city, with nearly 50 different neighborhoods. This guide breaks each neighborhood down, and will be an important tool when planning your next trip to Japan’s capital city. [show_shopthepost_widget id=”3422076″]
I absolutely adore Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom near Orlando, Florida. Robin and I have made so many fun memories there together, from visiting with his family on the trip we became engaged, visiting with our two best friends, Jamie & Shane, who got engaged during our trip, and most recently visiting for the most magical press trip ever! There is so much to eat, see, and do in Magic Kingdom for people of all ages, and I can’t wait to share with you my very favorite things to do in the most magical place on Earth.
Japanese food is one of my very favorite types of food because there are so many delicious options and incredible flavors I can enjoy as a gluten-free pescatarian. Rule of Thirds in Brooklyn, New York is one of the best Japanese restaurants I’ve had on the East Coast. We went here for brunch the day before departing for my birthday trip to Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park, and it was a truly fantastic experience on a cozy, rainy day.
Day trips have become more popular than ever in the past 1.5 years, as people are traveling to places within driving distance of their homes. As such, I’ve received some questions about how to plan a day trip, and so today, I’ll be answering your questions and sharing how I plan the perfect day trip…
I hope my Charleston Luxury Travel Guide helps you plan the best possible visit to the Holy City. I’m sharing all of the best fine dining spots to eat, the most fascinating places in town to explore, plus my favorite things to do in the area, including ideas for day trips, elevated tours, and so much more.