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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Week 3: Exploration of Mononoke Island

Week 3 in Japan was a visit to my much beloved movie destination: “Princess Mononoke” by Studio Ghibli or as Yakushima Island had been called by my mother ‘Mononoke Island’. The day by day outline of where we spent our time on this amazing tropical island: Sakurajima & Kagoshima Yakushima: Onaida Nature Trail Yakushima: Onaida…

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