Category: Places in USA

Let’s Pretend We’re In Italy at Las Vegas, Nevada: Tivoli Village

Let’s Pretend We’re In Italy at Las Vegas, Nevada: Tivoli Village

Last week, I came back from Las Vegas, Nevada as part of a short family trip (and since coming from Arizona, we went to the Grand Canyon first — my second time and we directed over there).  It’s been two years since I last visited […]

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Arizona: Hiking The Waterfall Trail at White Tank Mountains

Just 13 minutes away from home here in Arizona lies the White Tank Mountains. Every time I run outside and step outside our neighborhood in Surprise, Arizona, my views are always overshadowed by these glorious rugged mountains that have canyons and ridges within them. These […]

Phoenix, Arizona: Hole-In-The-Rock, a Gift from the Prehistoric People of the Sonoran Desert

Phoenix, Arizona: Hole-In-The-Rock, a Gift from the Prehistoric People of the Sonoran Desert

Phoenix, the capital city of Arizona, is known for the center for businesses, shopping, government, and known nature landmarks. One of those nature landmarks I discovered is Hole-in-the-Rock, a natural geological formation located in Papago Park, which features other interactive places to explore such as […]

Tucson, Arizona: Find Millions of Cacti in “Cactus Land” (Saguaro National Park)

Tucson, Arizona: Find Millions of Cacti in “Cactus Land” (Saguaro National Park)

The other day (October 14) was the 24th birthday of Saguaro National Park! I moved here temporarily in Arizona on September 29th to spend time here to relax with my family, especially with my parents who moved here almost a year ago. Coming to this […]

How I Made the Most of 24 Hours in Colorado (featuring the Rocky Mountains)

How I Made the Most of 24 Hours in Colorado (featuring the Rocky Mountains)

Nobody ever forgets the first time they travel alone. In May, after spending time with my parents in their home state of Arizona, I decided to take that plunge to do some solo traveling and it was going to be my first time. I said […]

Buttermilk Falls, New Jersey: How I Spent the 1st Day of Autumn

Buttermilk Falls, New Jersey: How I Spent the 1st Day of Autumn

The other day was National Public Lands Day (September 22nd) AND unbelievably already the first day of autumn here in the East Coast (where did time go?!)!! I felt like I had a desire to get away for a little bit in nature and I […]

Experiencing the Delaware Water Gap: Delaware River Tubing

Experiencing the Delaware Water Gap: Delaware River Tubing

In the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania lies a water gap that is surrounded by grassy beaches and forested mountains, the Delaware Water Gap. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area offers a lot of outdoors activities for families and friends from hiking, fishing, […]

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

Twentynine Palms, California: Joshua Tree National Park

4 hours away from my parents’ home located in Surprise, Arizona is a remarkable place in the vast Mojave Desert. This road trip led us to the Joshua Tree National Park located in Twentynine Palms, a city in the neighboring Southern California. It’s been 5 […]

Jersey City, New Jersey: Fireworks, Concerts, & Freedom!

Jersey City, New Jersey: Fireworks, Concerts, & Freedom!

I hope everyone had an amazing Fourth of July yesterday! It was an exciting day for my country with so many awesome festivities to do with friends and family. Independence Day means so much more to me beyond the rich and triumphant history; it’s the […]

Ocean City, NJ: Boardwalks, Beaches, and Dole Whips at “America’s Greatest Family Resort”

Ocean City, NJ: Boardwalks, Beaches, and Dole Whips at “America’s Greatest Family Resort”

New Jersey has always been a place for interactive boardwalks and their family-friendly beaches by what we call, “the Jersey Shore”, and that’s what makes me love my home state. While I have not explored too much of Southern Jersey’s treasured beach towns as I […]