Morning started with the crunchy but soft inside filled with bursting flavor malasada puffs (Portuguese donuts) from Leonard’s Bakery was heavily. This place opens at 5:30 AM and its small parking lot that could fill probably 10 or so cars already filled out. We didn’t get a spot so Jason pulled over on the side… Read More Babymoon in Hawaii Part 2
I hope you all are safe and healthy, this pandemic has totally changed our lifestyle and probably no trip in 2020; already canceled our Greece trip in June and Japan & China trip in September 🙁 I really wish that we can at least travel in 2021 and back to our “normal” lives soon! The… Read More Babymoon in Hawaii Part 1
I hope you all are staying home and safe from COVID-19! I have been working from home over the past two weeks and who knows till when. With a newborn in the house and very sleep-deprived (it’s getting better now that I get max 3 hours of nap time each), I haven’t been able to… Read More Washington DC Cherry Blossom From Last Year
Our last lottery attempt, we were thinking the night before if we won the lottery, it’ll be totally worth to change our flight and everything. Well that didn’t happened 🙁 The 5th try was 30 applications with only 63 people (half the number when we first arrived) so the chance was over 15%! We were… Read More Utah 2018 Day 4 – Valley of the Fire
Before the crack of dawn, we left Monument Valley to get back to Kanab by 8:45 AM to enter the lottery again. We passed through Page, Arizona on the way just before sunrise so we decided to make a short stop at the Horseshoe Bend. It was already a lot of people there early in… Read More Utah 2018 Day 3 – Coral Pink Sand Dunes and Toadstool Hoodoos
Day 2 in Utah, it became a daily routine of wake up, quick breakfast, then to the BLM Kanab Visitor Center for The Wave walk-in lottery. What was different today was that we checked out of the hotel since we’ll be heading straight to Monument Valley right after the lottery. On our 3rd entry, we… Read More Utah 2018 Day 2 – Monument Valley
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!
Brooklyn Botanic Garden April 21, 2013 It has been almost half a year since my last vacation so my “vacation bugs” started to bite me LOL! I was looking for a short weekend trip; I just can’t wait to go on vacation! At first, I was thinking to go to Washington D.C. for its annual… Read More Brooklyn Botanic Garden