What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot – Part 3

  Welcome to Part 3 of What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot. Just a quick recap: Part 1 was all about the things you need to keep in mind when planning your trip to Seattle. Part 2, I started to share some of the places you can you in Downtown Seattle. In Part 3 … Continue reading What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot – Part 3

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What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot – Part 2

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This is Part Two of What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot. Part One was mainly about the strategies you need to be able to do visit Seattle and not need to rent a car. I'm grouping locations that you can take no more than 20 minutes walking between them. So when you plan your trip to Seattle … Continue reading What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot – Part 2

What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot – Part 1

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If there's one thing I enjoy doing when I travel is to explore places on foot. Whenever you have a car, you are constantly thinking about street signs, who's right of way is it, or what way you should turn, not to mention finding a place to park. Horrible! But when you're on foot, you … Continue reading What to See When Visiting Seattle on Foot – Part 1

5 Days in Seattle and Portland

One of the perks of being married to an academic is the fact that every now and again he goes to conferences in some really cool places. Last year we visited Calgary in Canada, and this year we went to Seattle, WA, and Portland, OR. We spent three days in Seattle and two in Portland and … Continue reading 5 Days in Seattle and Portland

Point Reyes National Seashore

My husband had some time off in the end of March and we decided that we should explore some of the sights near the coast. We decided on going to Point Reyes National Seashore to explore the famous Point Reyes Lighthouse. Point Reyes National Seashore is a peninsula north of San Francisco. It's a great … Continue reading Point Reyes National Seashore

Lake Berryessa Spillway

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It's been a rainy Winter here in Northern California, and you can easily see the effects of all the rain when you look at any of the rivers in the area. Even though we've been living here for less than two years, both my husband and I are impressed with the water levels here in … Continue reading Lake Berryessa Spillway

What NOT do to when visiting Hollywood

When one thinks about Los Angeles, Hollywood come automatically to mind. Both Hollywood Blvd and the Sign. So when visiting LA, one must include Hollywood on their list of things to do. And that's exactly what I did when I went to LA with my family. Little did I know that there's a wrong way to … Continue reading What NOT do to when visiting Hollywood

Salvador Dali Statues

Salvador Dalí Sculptures

Last September, my family and I drove to LA. While checking off items on my dad's list of things to see, we parked near Rodeo Dr. to see what the fuss is all about. To our surprise, there was an outdoor exhibition of some of Salvador Dalí's sculptures. I am a huge fan of his … Continue reading Salvador Dali Statues

Elephant Seal Viewing on Highway 1

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A few months back, my parents came to California to visit us. My dad had his mind set on driving down the Pacific Coast Highway from Monterey to Los Angeles, which my mom and I had done the previous year. This time around I was determined to stop and admire the Elephant Seals near San Simeon, … Continue reading Elephant Seal Viewing on Highway 1

Visiting Los Angeles

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As a foreigner living in California, visiting Los Angeles is on everyone's list of things to do; and I only realized that as my parents were planning on visiting us. I had a huge discussion with my younger brother on why visiting LA more important to visit than Yosemite National Park, which was my initial … Continue reading Visiting Los Angeles