Hiking a Rain Forest in Hawaii: Lulumahu Falls Trail

When I took my trip to Hawaii, I knew I wanted to hike a waterfall and a rain forest for the first time. I mean, the state is filled with luscious nature of green and beautiful bodies of waters surrounding the islands that’s unique from any state in this country, why wouldn’t we after all…

New York City: Pride Parade (and eating at the famous Sugar Factory)

June is the month for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi, transgender) pride. There are events held around the world during this time to celebrate the pride of people’s sexual orientations and choices and not to be ashamed. These pride events also demonstrate legal rights including same sex marriages. One of the well known parades are held…

Visiting Pearl Harbor

We have read all about it in our history textbooks. It was an important and crucial time in American History. It happened on the morning of December 7th, 1941. Pearl Harbor, a lagoon harbor with a United States naval base, was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service. This tragic event killed over 2,300…

Experiencing My First Luau

When you go to The Aloha State, it’s not uncommon to hear about luaus or see them being advertised on buses or stores and on travel magazines and brochures when you pick them up from the airport. Luaus have been a tradition in the Hawaiian culture since King Kamehameha was around and it was originally…

Oahu, Hawaii: Hawaiian Food Places Reviews

Few days ago, I just came back from my 10-day vacation to the 50th state of Hawaii in the island of Oahu. Going to Hawaii was always my dream trip since I was a little girl and growing up seeing it in movies and television shows inspired me to one day visit the state and…

Washington DC: Newseum

“There are three kinds of people who run toward disaster, not away: cops, firemen and reporters.” -Rod Dreher, newspaper columnist Note: This post may contain sensitive content. Reader discretion is advised. What would we do in a world without news? The media? What would influence our thoughts or inform us to be aware of disasters and…

Queens, New York: New World Mall

What I love about New York is the cultural diversity of people in there. You can go to so many different parts around New York and always feel like it’s a different atmosphere, whichever part you end up in. Yesterday, my family and I went to New York to visit my aunt while she is…

Asbury Park: “Bier” night

Last night on Easter, a group of friends and I went out to Asbury Park, a small seaside city in my state of New Jersey but well known for its beachfront board walk and cafes. This city has some really awesome live places to go to, from my experiences of going to Stone Pony once…

Washington DC: Iconic Landmarks in the National Mall

During my spring break from last month, I went to visit my friend Leslie, where she currently lives for her internship. One of our favorite things that we did for the weekend I came to visit was checking out the iconic landmarks in the National Mall. The National Mall in Washington DC is considered to…

New York: Field Trip to Whitney Museum of American Art

Yesterday, I went on a field trip with my college that took us to the Whitney Museum of American Art. The purpose of this field trip is to help students explore careers and possibly introduce them to internships while bringing them to places. While I am a museum lover, I didn’t think of going on…