Exploring Lahaina and a Beautiful Sunset! Hawaii, Day 2

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the second day of my week-long adventure, so be sure to read about my first few days in Hawaii and check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! My official first day in Maui, Hawaii, is actually my second … Continue reading Exploring Lahaina and a Beautiful Sunset! Hawaii, Day 2

I made it to Maui! Hawaii, Day 1

I went to Hawaii! Hawaii is actually paradise and this trip was one of the best trips I’ve ever been on. This is the first day of my week-long adventure, so check back in soon for the upcoming posts of my adventure! I didn’t arrive in paradise until about 5 o’clock at night, so my journey doesn’t really begin until the following day, but travelling … Continue reading I made it to Maui! Hawaii, Day 1

Visiting the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

A gem of Tucson, Ariz., the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (ASDM) is one of my favorite places to go for family days. The ASDM is located in the Saguaro National Park, only about 15 miles outside of Tucson. They like to call themselves a “living museum” and they work on environmental conservation in the Sonoran Desert. Tickets range from about $22 to $25 for adults depending … Continue reading Visiting the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Houston’s Instagram-Worthy Graffiti Park

If you’re a graffiti lover and Instagram poster, you will love Graffiti Park in Houston, Texas. Graffiti Park is located at 2102 Leeland St, Houston, TX 77003, and is completely free. There is a parking lot located at the park and street parking in the neighboring streets. It is a favorite spot for Instagram lovers and beautiful art. All of the art is created for … Continue reading Houston’s Instagram-Worthy Graffiti Park

My Favorite Things to do in Oceanside, California

Happy spring break!! It’s that time of the year again when all of us students are travelling to the beach and enjoying the (brief) break from classes. Oceanside, California, is honestly one of my favorite places in the world. In middle and high school, it was my absolute number one favorite place, especially to visit for spring break. Since then, I’ve traveled quite a bit … Continue reading My Favorite Things to do in Oceanside, California

Mt. Wilson Observatory, California

My work at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory took me on an unexpected trip to Mount Wilson, California. Mt. Wilson is a 100+ year old observatory about 35 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the Angeles National Forest. It’s a beautiful 1.5 hour drive and there are also hikes that lead visitors through the observatory. Mt. Wilson is often overlooked by travelers hoping … Continue reading Mt. Wilson Observatory, California