Travel Planning. Expert Advice.

Posts Tagged ‘Amusement park’

The front entrance to Children's Grand Park in Seoul, South Korea.

Seoul’s Children’s Grand Park: For the Kid in All of Us

I’m a firm believer that in order to experience the culture of a city, there is no better place to visit than a local park. At a park, you aren’t going to have people trying to butter you up for money or presenting ...
by Jim Cheney

The castle at the heart of Lotte World in downtown Seoul, South Korea looks very similar to Cinderella's Castle at Disney World.

Photo of the Week: Cinderella Castle in Seoul

Disney’s Cinderella Castle is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world. The castle, itself a copy of¬†Neuschwanstein Castle near Fussen, Germany, is the centerpiece for several of the world’s most popular...
by Jim Cheney


Wonderland Amusement Park's unfinished castle lies amid cornfields and in front of towering mountains outside of Beijing, China.

Wonderland: Beijing’s Abandoned Amusement Park

(Update 5/21/13: Rumor has it that Wonderland has been torn down. It may be worth verifying before you go. If you have any definitive information, please let me know.) When travelers come to Beijing, they generally find their w...
by Jim Cheney