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Best Places to Visit in Europe bucketlistjourney. Best Places to Visit in Europe - Bucket List Journey. North America Vacations Bucket Ideas bucketlistjourney. North America Vacations Bucket Ideas - bucketlistjourney. Streams, waterfalls and cliffs, oh my! Yosemite Valley is definitely one of the best destinations on earth, known for its surreal beauty. So, when I was thinking of a wintery escape close to my northern California home, it was an easy choice. Yosemite, here we come! Yosemite Valley is a glacial valley located in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada Mountains. We took our time and drove through the valley, which is a big loop, trying to find the best stops along the way. 1. Tunnel View is a scenic overlook on Wawona Road (highway 41) and is one of the most popular places to visit in Yosemite National Park. We stopped here on our way into the valley and again on the way out!

2. Bridalveil Fall is one of the most prominent waterfalls and an iconic view in the Yosemite Valley; it attracts millions of tourist every year. During the spring, the melting snow brightens the water force and visitors can feel the water breezes from a far distance. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. An American Traveling to Havana: What You Need to Know. There was so much excitement when booking my trip to Havana, but there was also a little bit of uncertainty.

The embargo, that dates back to the 1960s, made most travel to Cuba by Americans off-limits. It hasn’t been long since Cuban and American relations have improved and the embargo has loosened, which allows United State citizens to travel to the country with less regulations. Since more Americans traveling to Cuba is fairly new, getting the proper information about how to travel to Havana was tricky for me, so I took detailed notes from my trip in hopes that the lessons learned will make it easier for you. Here are the things you need to know about traveling to Havana. It is still illegal for Americans to enter Cuba solely as a tourist, you technically can’t just go to ride in a pink vintage convertible or smoke Cuban cigars with the locals. Visiting will require you fit into one of these 12 categories: I claimed journalist, which was the obvious selection for me. Visa Health Insurance. Best Places to Visit in Vietnam - bucketlistjourney.

Prior to having a travel blog or traveling to Vietnam, when the term ‘puppet show’ was mentioned, it would usually bring back memories of the tiny finger puppets I made in my childhood using permanent markers. Funny faces were painted on the pads of my ten digits and then an impromptu show was performed for my imaginary friends. I was the cast and the only one in attendance, but it surely was a fabulous show. The Vietnamese Water Puppet Show in Hanoi was just a wee bit different. Water puppetry is a traditional Vietnamese art form that dates back several centuries and is performed in a shallow pool of water. The wooden puppets are manually controlled behind a screen by master puppeteers who splash them through the stage with precision and skill.

Move over finger puppets. Last night we had taken an incredible street food tour where we snacked on Vietnamese worm cakes (yes, made with real live, wiggly worms) and tonight it would be all about watching wood figures slosh through water. Details. How To Create The Perfect Travel Itinerary Bucketlistjourney. Have Lunch at a Hawker Center in Singapore Bucketlistjourney. Japan travel information - Bucket List Journey.

Have Lunch at a Hawker Center in Singapore. Dining in Singapore can get really expensive, really quick. A modest dinner for two on Club Street could easily run you a hundred bucks. And after doing that for a couple of nights, you will be beyond grateful to discover the Hawker Centers, food markets that house a variety of food stalls featuring inexpensive Southeast Asian food. It is one of the quickest and cheapest places to eat in an otherwise very expensive area. I’m all in. For this Singapore bucket list venture, I wanted to have a progressive dining experience at one of these centers, sampling dishes from a few different stalls until my belly was about to burst.

Luckily, the Tiong Bahru Hawker Center was located a few blocks from our hotel, Wangz. We took the escalator to the second floor of the Tiong Bahru Hawker Center and were immediately hit with a little bit of intimidation and a lot of excitment. With a couple dozen eateries to choose from, I made my progressive dining choices by what shops had the longest lines. Japan Travel Information - Bucket List Journey. China Archives - Bucket List Journey. Captivating Chaos: Tokyo's Robot Restaurant Show.

There are a ton of quirky things to do in Tokyo, especially related to food and beverages. You can have dinner while playing 90s video games or while getting the quintessential ‘maid cafe’ experience. You can also do as I did on my first visit, sip cocktails out of a mannequins head in a jail cell at Alcatraz ER and drink coffee at a very unusual cat cat cafe. OR you can take it even one step further and choose to eat sushi from a bento box while watching scantily clad girls ride twelve foot steel horses as live stuffed animals prance around the stage at the Robot Restaurant show.

FYI: No one really cares about the bento box. Earlier in the evening I was happily dining on crispy tempura at the legendary Shinjuku Tsunahachi So-honten, because even though the word “restaurant” in the name of that evenings robot war show, it’s really not one. It’s pretty hard to miss the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho area, a place known as the red-light district. Where to Buy Tickets The Bar Tips. Traditional English Food List. Best Bucket List Adventure Trips. Travel and Lifestyle Blogger. Hey! I’m Annette, the author of the book Bucket List Adventures, owner of the restaurant Sugo Trattoria in Northern California, a serial adventurer and creator of this award winning travel blog, Bucket List Journey.

Phew! That’s a mouthful. As an obsessed new experience collector, my passion is for checking the world off my bucket list one adventure at a time. I like puppies, fuzzy socks and jammy red wine too. Several years ago, after getting a handle on a case of severe anxiety, I made myself a promise. 90% of the time it is fear speaking. In that case, I vowed to turn that no into a yes. I have also hiked an active volcano in Guatemala, bathed elephants at a rescue in Chiang Rai and flew through the sky on a trapeze…unfortunately, without the greatest of ease. Wherever there is a new adventure, I am surely not too far behind. This is my husband Peter (AKA: Petey Chops): He thinks he is just another character in my story. They are like having kids sometimes. Dream it. Where I’ve Been.