Category: USA

how to be a tourist in o’ahu

how to be a tourist in o’ahu

After all of these years, and the many visits to my sister, brother-in-law, and niece, it is now that I am realizing that I never posted about how to be a tourist in O’ahu! So here it is! 1. EAT ALL OF THE FOODS That includes, shave ice, plate lunches, poke, and much, much more. … Continue reading how to be a tourist in o’ahu

30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

(originally published December 6, 2016) Hawaii is a melting pot of different cultures, so it’s no wonder why this list is so extensive. While not everything here is my favorite thing to eat, I’d still recommend trying it if you ever get the chance to visit the island. When in Hawaii, right? 1. DOLE WHIP … Continue reading 30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

how to be a tourist in your own home

how to be a tourist in your own home

How, you ask? By cooking! 2020 has been the year of no travels. Quarantine gave me more time on my hands, so I used that time to cook different dishes from around the globe. Some were attempts to recreate my favorite dishes I’ve eaten during my travels, and some were dishes from places still on … Continue reading how to be a tourist in your own home

how to be a tourist in portland, me

how to be a tourist in portland, me

I’ve only visited Maine once (Bar Harbor, to be specific) and it was back in college during summer vacation with one of those cheap buy two get one free Chinese tour bus companies. Not exactly a relaxing experience.  Now fast forward to 2020. Ah, the year of no travels. The last time I had gone … Continue reading how to be a tourist in portland, me

10 foods to eat in seattle

10 foods to eat in seattle

Seattle-style hot dog - a hot dog topped with cream cheese and sautéed onions. I know this sounds weird, which was also my first thought but trust me on this one. Something about the cream cheese with the snap of the hot dog was just something amazing. We originally wanted to check out Monster Dogs … Continue reading 10 foods to eat in seattle

how to be a tourist in seattle

how to be a tourist in seattle

Shop around at the Pike Place Market. Opened in 1907, it’s one of the world’s oldest farmer’s markets. They sell everything from crafts to fresh seafood. I enjoyed checking out all of the huge crab legs and salmon. It was then that I wished we had an AirBnB instead of a hotel room so that … Continue reading how to be a tourist in seattle

11 things i learned in the 4 days i spent in las vegas

11 things i learned in the 4 days i spent in las vegas

Weather in November is pretty chilly. We went Thanksgiving weekend and the temperature was in the 50s. Day and night makes a huge difference though. In the daytime, you can get away with wearing jeans and a T-shirt. But at night, my light jacket was barely enough. I’m just glad I had brought a thick … Continue reading 11 things i learned in the 4 days i spent in las vegas