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Week 11: Packing for my trip

Week 11: What's in my backpack? My trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon is happening in a couple of weeks. This post could not happen in a more timely manner because I need to get organized and start packing! The last time I went to Sequoia was back in 2012 with a few friends. We… Continue reading Week 11: Packing for my trip

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Week 10: Some of my many favorite adventures

Week 10: Best adventures while traveling I am going to begin this post but going off-topic. My friend who I've known since my college years inquired about starting a blog. We met in LA and it's funny how we kept in touch after all these years. I moved to San Diego, she moved to Monterey… Continue reading Week 10: Some of my many favorite adventures

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Experience Zion

We went to Zion last year during Memorial Day Weekend. No filters nor photoshop jobs are required. These rocks are as red as they appear, the skies are coated with cobalt with cumulous kisses. Have you been to Zion? Nature is something outside our body, but the mind is within us. Bhumibol Adulyadej Weekly Photo… Continue reading Experience Zion

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Week 9: Gross/disgusting travel stories

Thankfully I do not have the photo of the aftermath of this action but I do have a photo of the mall in Bangkok where it happened. Look Mocha even makes a cameo. If anyone has been to Southeast Asia, you get the advisory everywhere you go to not drink the tap water. Even if… Continue reading Week 9: Gross/disgusting travel stories

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Land Urchins

When we were in the Amalfi Coast, I found these spiky-looking green ball around the ground. I've never seen them before and I jokingly called them land urchins. Later I learned these were called castagne, or chestnuts. There you go...land urchins :-P. Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture Check out some of these submissions for their interpretation for… Continue reading Land Urchins

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Week 8: Five Favorite Travel Blogs

Week 8: Five Favorite blogs Since it's Travel Tuesday, I'll share some of my favorite travel blogs. Most of them I read for years and they are some of the reasons that contribute to my wander-lust. Wild Junket - I believe I've read and followed Nellie of Wild Junket since I lived in San Diego. If you are… Continue reading Week 8: Five Favorite Travel Blogs

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Week 7: Sometimes you just have to go somewhere…

Week 7: Inspiration for traveling Alaska road trip, 2004 “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes What inspires me to travel? Good question. I wasn't sure how to present this prompt because what is that bug that makes me want to go? There… Continue reading Week 7: Sometimes you just have to go somewhere…

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Week 6: Meet Mocha

Week 6: Unusual Travel Activities and Photos Meet Mocha everyone! Mocha is a travelling teddy bear and I've had her since my early twenties. At the time, I thought it would be a cute idea to pass around a travelling teddy bear around with my college friends who dispersed back to their hometowns or wherever… Continue reading Week 6: Meet Mocha

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Week 5: Bangkok, Los Angeles, Naples

Week  4 of the Weekly Travel Blogging Challenge: Top 3 Cultural Foods "Travel Tuesday" is a back and I am so excited to post this set because my favorite thing about travel is the food. Here are my Top 3 Cities with the best food. Bangkok, Thailand I was in Southeast Asia back in 2012 exploring… Continue reading Week 5: Bangkok, Los Angeles, Naples

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Bridges around the World

Wow, I had to dig really deep to find some photos of a bridges from my travels. There's something so charming, pensive, or adventurous about bridges no matter what the size.   Bridges in Italy (2015) Top (from left to right): Cinque Terre, Amalfi Coast Bottom: Florence, Amalfi Coast Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica (2016)… Continue reading Bridges around the World

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Week 4: That time we accidentally went glamping

Week  4 of the Weekly Travel Blogging Challenge: Travel Misadventures Maybe I can't say "accidently went glamping." It was more like a series of events happened and we went glamping. To preface this, every year our friends and us go somewhere to camp. It somehow became an annual event and we called it the "Friends… Continue reading Week 4: That time we accidentally went glamping

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Week 3: Funny Travel Story…More Like Funny Posters…

Week 3: Funny travel story Last week's prompt was more wordy so for this week, I'll share more photos. Actually more like some photos of funny signs and posters I've come across from my travels: Cambodia, 2012. On a bus trip from Siem Riep to Phnom Penh. I understand eating durian in the bus, but… Continue reading Week 3: Funny Travel Story…More Like Funny Posters…