I started my national park quest in 2014 to visit at least one national park per year during a long weekend. So far I have been to Grand Canyon National Park in 2014 Labor’s Day weekend, Arcadia National Park in 2015 Memorial Day weekend, Arches & Canyonland National Parks in 2016 end of April, and… Read More Bryce Canyon National Park in One Day
The princess dream has to wake up after stayed a night at Thornbury Castle, well, not yettttttttttt! We enjoyed our breakfast in the dining room where we dined for 3 hours the night before and this time was only two of us! Sokunna and Brian, once again, wanted more sleep so it was only us… Read More Pampered Me Like a Princess at Thornbury Castle
We were the first ones in the dining room again and this time my friends wake up on time so we had a bigger table for 4 of us. Look, we had the most beautiful seating in the luxurious dining room in Ellenborough Park! We couldn’t help but to take photos of this beautiful room… Read More Salisbury Cathedral to The Jurassic Coast to Thornbury Castle
What’s better to start the day than with a full English breakfast in a mansion? We were the first ones in the luxurious dining room for breakfast and the service was excellent! I have been on multiple trips and stayed multiple times at palaces, castles, and mansion but I never once been on a trip… Read More English Breakfast in a Mansion and Discovering More Cotswolds Villages
I couldn’t believe that 2017 is almost over, the year passed so fast! It was a busy year for me at work, my photography side business to fund my travels, and travel. I visited 10 countries this year and reached my milestone of 30 countries! A look back at our trips that we made this… Read More Our 2017 Travel Summary
It was a freezing weekend in January where I was battling through the brutal New England winter; my motivation was looking forward to the next trip in the Spring. I heard a Facebook notification sound from my phone while I was half-sleep in my bed, I reached out my hand to my nightstand to grab… Read More How travel addicts celebrate their birthdays – a weekend trip to the Cotswolds, UK!
Same routine quick breakfast, checked out, and off our way back to Grand Teton National Park via the Grand Loop Road. It was super foggy in the morning that we could barely see 10 feet in front of us! And it got clearer and clearer as the sun started to shine through the fogs. We… Read More Yellowstone to Grand Teton National Park
With just a long weekend to explore such a big national park, we have no time to lose! There is a small shop in our lodge that served basic breakfast items and the food wasn’t bad for a quick breakfast. I got the sausage and egg biscuit, basically pre-made and they heat it up in… Read More Yellowstone – beyond geysers and hot springs!
Ever since I saw the colorful hot springs in Rotorua, New Zealand, I have been wanting to visit Yellowstone National Park even more! Flights to Yellowstone is always expensive especially from Boston but when we decided to go to South Africa, I started to think on how to maximize the value of the miles! I… Read More 4th of July Weekend at Yellowstone National Park
Safari has been giving me a perception of expensive to get there, exclusive in the middle of “nowhere”, and luxurious with private game drives. Even my coworker came back telling how she flew in this small plane and landed on the private airstrip of the lodge she paid thousands of dollars per night. After I… Read More Our South African Safari Expense and How You Can Do It Yourself!