Visit Tacoma, Washington

Many websites don’t really supply helpful information of things to do in Tacoma. The only website I could find for things to do was tripadvisor.com┬ábut that wasn’t all too helpful when I wanted to show my mother why I fell in love with the area. Share

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San Francisco, CA

When people think of San Francisco the first thing that’s conjured to the mind is the Golden Gate bridge, but there is so much more to this fantastic city. I was blessed enough to spend one month with family and friends in this magnificent city and truly marvel in all of its splendor. Share

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Victoria, BC, Canada

Oh, Canada, Oh Canada!!! How beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada is. Testing out our passports. For my 18th birthday we traveled to this amazing city. Best place that we have traveled to out of the country thus far. We have recently been to Vancouver and we both thought it was the ugly step child compared…

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Artistic Seattle, WA

Beautiful water and cultural city. Seattle is largely known for the Space Needle and being a mecca of new bands and musics. I personally know it as the land of flowers, since I always see the flower sellers at Pike’s Place (more on that later). Side note: Seahawks just won the Super Bowl; not much…

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Eastern Idaho Attractions

Getting Around: There is no major public transportation system in Eastern Idaho or any other part of Idaho except maybe Boise and Coeur d’alene, so if you want to get around you have to drive. Share

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Japan Wk 7: Northern-most Japan

Our 7th and final week in Japan contained a trek to Northern-most Japan and sad farewells to this great land; locales visited along the way: Sapporo to Wakkanai to Sapporo Sapporo to Okayama Okayama to Takamatsu to Imabari to Onomichi to Tokyo Mitaka: Studio Ghibli Museum Emperor’s Garden, Tskiji Market, Sailor Moon, & Capsule Hotel…

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Japan Wk 6: Monkeys, fireflies, and sea

Our week 6 travel of Japan day-by-day, including Monkeys, fireflies, brush with the Sea of Japan, and hundreds of rice fields. Wajima, Senmaida to Niigata Matsumoto: Fireflies Nagano: Monkeys Matsumoto to Niigata Niigata (Sea of Japan) & Hagurosan Hagurosan to Akita Akita to Sapporo Share

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Wk5: Conclusion of Pilgrimage

Week 5 in Japan rounded out our Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage on the Kii Peninsula. Here is where we spent those days: Kumano Kodo & Gorge Katsuura, Nachi, & Nagoya Nagoya & Yamaguchi Akiyoshidai & Asa Asa & Matsue Matsue & Kanazawa Kanazawa & Wajima Share

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Wk 4: Castle in the Sky & the Beach of my Dreams

By week 4 in Japan we needed a little rest and felt that a beach destination and a Castle in the Sky could rejuvenate us. Where we spent week 4: Toyota & Osaka Osaka, Ikeda, & Takeda Takeda to Shirahama Shirahama Shirahama Shirahama to Kii-Tanabe Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Share

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