Washington Day Hikes

These are all the hikes I’ve done in Washington State. So far, I only do day hikes but eventually I’ll do overnight backpacking ones. Featured image above is Chain Lakes Loop. Central Cascades Icicle Ridge (6 mi, 1800 ft gain) Blanca Lake (7.5 mi, 3300 ft gain) Lake Serene (3.9 mi, 50 ft gain) Bridal […]

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What to Bring Day Hiking

Here’s a comprehensive list of things to pack when you’re day hiking in the warmer months (late spring to early fall) in PNW (Pacific Northwest). Not all items will apply in all cases. Above is a picture of Hex Mountain in Cle Elum, WA. Clothes & Accessories ←Checkbox Puffy jacket: to stay warm as layers […]

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Weekend Trip to Sedona, Arizona

My friend and I were in Scottsdale, Arizona because we wanted to go to Grand Canyon but we got so lazy to drive we didn’t get there. Instead, we ended up hiking around Sedona, Arizona. The red rocks were beautiful. What to Do Red Rock State Park This state park is wonderful for great views, […]

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Princess Cruises: Nassau, Bahamas

My boyfriend snagged a free trip to the Bahamas via Princess Cruises so we went! It was a quick 3-day trip leaving from Fort Lauderdale, FL. We arrived in Fort Lauderdale and stayed at a nearby hotel. We had Brazilian for dinner. The weather was extremely humid and hot. The hotel was nice but since […]

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Every April 1-30th, near Seattle, in the Skagit Valley, there is a bloom of tulips. The fields and fields of blooming tulips is a once a year phenomenon so you have to come at the right time. There are tons of tulip farms to visit, many of them in the town of Mt. Vernon, WA. […]

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Weekend Trip to Portland

Portland, Oregon is a sleepy, smaller version of Seattle – it’s just a 3-hour drive away. It’s dreary and damp most of the year, but there are plenty of hipsters and classy cool places to keep you enticed and wanted to come back again and again. What to Do | Eat Sweet |  Eat Savory […]

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JoYo Germany Guide

This year, my boyfriend and I decided to go to Germany because I wanted to see the German castles. We flew in and out of Frankfurt and took trains to Hamburg, Berlin, Munich (for Oktoberfest), and Stuttgart. While we visited many wonderful sights, we skipped many spectacular ones so we’ll just have to go back […]

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