Travel / 13.10.2019

Day 1 · October 11 A couple days before I was about to leave for Japan, I found out about Typhoon Hagibis. It was classified as "violent," and was going to be the worst typhoon to hit Japans since 1958… which says a lot because Japan was hit with multiple typhoons just this year. I really had no idea what to expect – WHAT EVEN IS A TYPHOON!? were my windows going to shatter while I was sitting in my hotel room? was it going to flood so I couldn’t escape, and just drown? was I stupid for even getting on the flight? Despite the sheer panic I felt, I still got on my flight and arrived in San Diego for my layover without any mention of the typhoon by the flight staff. I also had to book a random last minute...