How I went on a one-week road trip and visited 3 national parks on less than $500

Earlier this month I went on a one-week road trip through four states where my brother, friend and I visited three national parks and a few other places. And we did it all in less than $500 per person! Driving to Zion National Park Somewhere along The Narrows, Zion National Park Beautiful sunset at Joshua… More How I went on a one-week road trip and visited 3 national parks on less than $500

Find Filipino-inspired baked goods and beverages at Kape Republik

Kape Republik is a Filipino-American coffee house and specialty bakery in Cerritos, a city in Los Angeles’ South Bay region. It opened its doors in April 2016 and is has quickly become a popular and highly rated spot in the plaza on the corner of Artesia Boulevard and Norwalk Boulevard. Earlier this year I got… More Find Filipino-inspired baked goods and beverages at Kape Republik

Argosy Cruises harbor tour, a fun way to go sightseeing in Seattle

A touristy but fun thing to do in Seattle is to embark on a harbor cruise through Elliot Bay with Argosy Cruises. For a little less than $30, the Argosy Cruises harbor tour offers a one-hour boat ride along Seattle’s historic waterfront with a live narrator who goes over significant landmarks in the city that… More Argosy Cruises harbor tour, a fun way to go sightseeing in Seattle

An artsy outdoor adventure at Olympic Sculpture Park

Visiting art museums typically involves some sort of admission fee, but one that doesn’t is Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle. It’s a nine-acre outdoor museum that’s operated by the Seattle Art Museum (SAM). But unlike SAM, the cost to visit Olympic Sculpture Park is $free.99. It’s also open year-round from around sunrise to sunset. The… More An artsy outdoor adventure at Olympic Sculpture Park

In the early 1900s, this used to be a coal gasification plant. Now, it’s a popular Seattle park

If you’re looking for a nice place to enjoy Seattle’s atmosphere, Gas Works Park is a pretty good spot to do that. It’s a popular park that boasts a vibrant view of Lake Union and Seattle’s skyline. But more than that, it has a fascinating backstory and is a historically significant site with roots dating… More In the early 1900s, this used to be a coal gasification plant. Now, it’s a popular Seattle park

A unique experience and art exhibit at Chihuly Garden and Glass

Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle is an incredible exhibit that the city is really lucky to have. In researching what things to do and see in Seattle, it didn’t take long before Chihuly Garden and Glass popped up in search results. It’s currently rated as the top attraction in Seattle on Trip Advisor. Regular… More A unique experience and art exhibit at Chihuly Garden and Glass

How a small risk led me to a view of the Carbon River

I’d never heard of the Carbon River before mistakenly visiting the Carbon River Ranger Station at Mount Rainier National Park during the summer. (You can read more about that here if you’re curious.) Even then, I didn’t actually get to see the river. That all changed some time after I drove away from the station… More How a small risk led me to a view of the Carbon River