Oak Mountain State Park

Hi Everyone! How was your weekend? This post will be different from my normal book reviews. Yesterday, Sunday 4/29/18, my family and friends decided to go hiking and boat paddling at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama. It's my first time visiting this state park. I loved it a lot! This state park has a short trail … Continue reading Oak Mountain State Park

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Christmas Break – Can’t Read When Travel

Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas break recently. This year my family and I celebrated Christmas in Florida. This time we stay in Jacksonville. I like walking around St. Johns Towne Center. This mall is big and there are a lot of buildings under-construction. It expands a lot and looks more busy … Continue reading Christmas Break – Can’t Read When Travel

5 Days Break – Didn’t Read a Word.

Hi Everyone! Last week was my Thanksgiving break and I took my family to Disney World in Florida. We went to Magic Kingdom on Thanksgiving Day and Epcot Center on Black Friday. It was crowded and some rain but still fun. We watched many live shows and parades. Magic Kingdom is an absolute best. I … Continue reading 5 Days Break – Didn’t Read a Word.

Magic Kingdom, Disney World, Florida 

Hi Everyone! I hope last week was great for you! Last week was Thanksgiving break and my family and I decided to have a road trip. We drove to Florida to visit my parents. We ate turkey and celebrated Thanksgiving on Thursday and then we brought my parents to Disney World with us on Friday. … Continue reading Magic Kingdom, Disney World, Florida 

Great Smoky Mountain National Park in North Carolina 

Hi Everyone! This past week 10/23/16 through 10/27/16, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to vacationed at the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in Bryson City, North Carolina with my family. There were 7 of us and we rented a cabin up in the mountain. We visited hiking trails in Bryson City, downtown of … Continue reading Great Smoky Mountain National Park in North Carolina 

Nashville, Tennessee Travel

Hi Everyone! This weekend from Friday 10/7/16 through Sunday 10/9/16, I have the opportunity to take a road trip to Nashville Tennesse with my family. When I hear of this city, I think of country music. I had no idea that this place has a lot more to offer than music. The restaurant in my hotel … Continue reading Nashville, Tennessee Travel

Clearwater Beach, FL

Hello Everyone! Thank you for stopping by my blog today. What a great day! Hope you find something useful during your visit here. In October 2015, my family and I took a road trip to Clearwater Beach in Florida. It was our first time there. The scenery was beautiful. Really too bad that I don't … Continue reading Clearwater Beach, FL

Florida Botanical Garden in Largo, FL

Hi There! Thank you for visiting my blog. I appreciate your time. I hope your stay is happy & useful! In 2015, I have the opportunity to visit Florida with my family, Clearwater Beach to be exact. Future post on Clearwater Beach experiences coming soon. It was a road trip and it was great. During … Continue reading Florida Botanical Garden in Largo, FL

Atlanta, Georgia – World of Coca Cola

In April 2015, my family and I were joined by few friends from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to tour World of Coca Cola in Atlanta, GA. It's our first time there. The tour was crowded and long waiting lines. The secret to less waiting is to bring a kid with stroller.. haha. There are many things to … Continue reading Atlanta, Georgia – World of Coca Cola

Montgomery, Alabama

In May 2015, my family and I decided to have a road trip over to Montgomery, AL. The drive was good, hardly any traffic jam. While we were there, we browse through Eastchase Mall, Downtown, restaurants, and Alabama State University. We stayed at Hilton Garden Inn Montgomery East, which have an outdoor swimming pool. The … Continue reading Montgomery, Alabama

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

In March 2015, I have the opportunity to have a road trip to Hilton Head Island, SC. I went with my family. We stayed at Sonesta Resort. Behind the hotel was a beach and we walked out there twice a day. My kid loves to play in the sand and water. These pictures are taken … Continue reading Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

Las Vegas! and Le Reve – The Dream Show

Above picture is me browsing through Flamingo Hotel's Habitat. Bottom picture is me posing inside Venetian Hotel. Dress is from Ann Taylor. (Similar here Ninimour- Fashion Women's Peplum Dress Gown Party Cocktail Clubwear (M, 2-red)) Shoe is from Born. (Similar here Born Women's Astrid Green Full Grain Leather Sandal 6 M (B)) Cross-body bag is … Continue reading Las Vegas! and Le Reve – The Dream Show

Las Vegas! and Touring Hotels

My family and I went to Las Vegas in Nevada from 10/1/14 to 10/4/14. We traveled by Delta Airlines. Delta Airlines is a good airline provider. The trip takes 4.5 hours and we were treated with juice and cookies two times during the flight. We are allowed free 1 personal bag and 1 carry-on luggage. We walked … Continue reading Las Vegas! and Touring Hotels

Chattanooga Zoo

About: Chattanooga Zoo is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The zoo celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2012. The zoo has had many upgrades and expansions since it first established in year 1900. The entrance fees are reasonable: under 3 year-old is free, kids $5.95, senior $6.95, and adults costs $8.95. There is a train ride inside … Continue reading Chattanooga Zoo

Gibbs Garden

About: Gibbs Garden is owned, designed, and developed by James Gibbs. It is located at Ball Ground, Georgia. This garden has 4 seasons of beauty. The owner's personal home is inside the garden and the overall land is consists of 292 acres. There are 24 ponds, 32 bridge crossings, 19 waterfalls, and so many benches, … Continue reading Gibbs Garden

Mike Shannon’s Steaks and Seafood

About: Mike Shannon is an ex-St. Louis Cardinal baseball player and a current broadcaster. This restaurant is owned by Mike Shannon’s daughter Pat Shannon-VanMatre. The location of the restaurant replaces the old Mark Twain bank building in downtown St. Louis. The restaurant was opened in 2006. My Experiences: During our last night in St. Louis, … Continue reading Mike Shannon’s Steaks and Seafood

The Art Institute of Chicago

About: The Art Institute of Chicago was founded in 1879, prior to the Great Chicago Fire, as both museum and school. It is the second largest art museum in USA. The museum is most famous for its collection of Impressionist, Modern, and Post-Impressionist works, and is a must for art lovers when visiting the Windy … Continue reading The Art Institute of Chicago

Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO

About: I called it St. Louis Arch, but actually, it’s known as the Gateway Arch. The Arch is the tallest national monument in the United States at 630 feet; it is the city's best known landmark and a popular tourist attraction. Construction began February 12, 1963 and the last section of the Arch was put … Continue reading Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO

Triple Crown Restaurant in Chicago Chinatown

Summary Intro: A one and a half hour road trip to Chicago is perfectly normal. Driving to Chicago only for the late night dinner is somewhat out of the blue, but not bizarre. There were nine of us hungry guys and gals looking forward to devour out-of-town Chinese food. We decided on Triple Crown Restaurant … Continue reading Triple Crown Restaurant in Chicago Chinatown

World Aquarium in St. Louis, MO

About: The World Aquarium is an extension of St. Louis Children's Aquarium, which began in 1971. The aquarium’s mission is to increase the knowledge of aquatic life and environments, to enable people to conserve the world of water, and to provide leadership for the preservation and sustainable use of aquatic resources. My Experience: I stumbled … Continue reading World Aquarium in St. Louis, MO

Savannah Belles Ferry

About: The Savannah Belles Ferry offers a unique alternative to cross the Savannah River. There are three ferry landings: River Street at City Hall, Waving Girl Landing at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront, and Hutchinson Island at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. The ferry ride is free and at each stop, people get on … Continue reading Savannah Belles Ferry

Forsyth Park

About: Forsyth Park, originally created in the 1840s and expanded later on, is a large city park composed of 30 acres in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. The park is bordered by Gaston Street on the North, Drayton Street on the East, Park Avenue on the South and Whitaker Street on the West. This … Continue reading Forsyth Park

Safe Harbor Seafood Market

About: This Mayport Atlantic Beach in Florida is one place you must visit at least once. This area has a casino, restaurant, seafood market, and boats overseeing the Atlantic Beach. The seafood are caught from the Atlantic daily and sold fresh. You can dine in or buy fresh seafood to bring home to cook. My … Continue reading Safe Harbor Seafood Market

Wisconsin State Capitol

About: The Wisconsin State Capitol was built in 1838. It was rebuilt 25 years later to expand it and again after a devastating fire, designed by George B. Post & Sons. The Madison Capitol is distinguished as being the only State Capitol ever built on an isthmus. The capitol is over 200 feet tall and … Continue reading Wisconsin State Capitol

Vista House

About: Vista House was built between 1916-1918 as a memorial to Oregon pioneers, as a comfort station for those traveling on the Historic Columbia River Highway, and as an observatory. The octagonal stone structure towers 733 feet above the Columbia River. This house is operates by FOVH – Friends of Vista House, a non-profit organization … Continue reading Vista House

The Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, “The Old Cathedral”

About: The Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, aka The Old Cathedral, is the oldest church in St. Louis, MO, and was the only church in the city back in 1845. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by Pierre Liguest Laclede and his First Lieutenant Auguste Chouteau. St. Louis IX, King … Continue reading The Basilica of St. Louis, King of France, “The Old Cathedral”

Saint Louis Galleria Mall in St. Louis, MO

About: Saint Louis Galleria is St. Louis’ premier shopping center with 165 specialty stores — more than 25 of which are exclusive within the St. Louis area. Exclusive retail concepts include Anthropologie, The Art of Shaving, The Bose Store, Crabtree & Evelyn, Janie and Jack, Lacoste, LUSH, Marmi, Restoration Hardware and Urban Outfitters. The Galleria … Continue reading Saint Louis Galleria Mall in St. Louis, MO

Olbrich Botanical Gardens

About: Olbrich Botanical Gardens was started by Michael B. Olbrich and completed by a collective work of thousands of people over fifty years. He was an attorney of Madison who graduated from UW-Madison Law School. In 1916, Olbrich wanted to save the badly polluted marshland that was bordering the new growing development of residential homes … Continue reading Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Multnomah Falls in Oregon

About: Multnomah Falls is located on the beautiful Columbia Gorge Historic Highway in Oregon, USA. The water of the Falls drops 620 feet from its origin on Larch Mountain. Multnomah Falls is the second highest year-round waterfall in the nation. At the base of the waterfall lays a historic Multnomah Falls Lodge, which was built … Continue reading Multnomah Falls in Oregon

Jacksonville Towne Center Mall

About: Jacksonville Towne Center Mall is a big open mall with walking, driving, and parking space in the middle and stores and restaurants in the surrounding areas, in Jacksonville, Florida. There are benches placed in the middle area for resting, background music playing, new cars display on the walkways, little ponds and waterfalls, and lots … Continue reading Jacksonville Towne Center Mall