The San Jacinto Monument is basically the Washington Monument of Texas. When I first heard about it, I laughed because I thought, “How petty is Texas that they need their own giant Washington Monument, but a Texas version?” You always hear that everything is bigger in Texas, and it’s totally true… and, Texans have the personality to match. They’re very strong in their convictions and … Continue reading A Hidden Gem: The San Jacinto Monument in La Porte, Texas
Is there ever a bad day to go to the beach? I guess that it probably depends on the beach, but a winter day in Kemah, Texas, was quite chilly and windy. Not unbearable, but you definitely need a warm jacket. Kemah is located about 34 miles southeast of downtown Houston in Texas. It’s fairly close to where I currently live and is very close … Continue reading A Winter Day in Kemah, Texas
I saw Dear Evan Hansen!! I have been listening to the official score of Dear Evan Hansen for probably over two years now, and I’ve been completely obsessed with it. The lyrics and themes for this musical are probably my favorite of any musical or Broadway show, ever. Dear Evan Hansen (I’m going to abbreviate it with DEH) is a fairly new musical. It started … Continue reading I Watched the Broadway Musical, Dear Evan Hansen!
Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston was exactly what you would expect: space crossed with Christmas, and it was absolutely amazing. Space Center Houston (SCH) is the visitor center for NASA’s Johnson Space Center, located in Clear Lake, Texas (south of Houston). This year was either the first or second year that SCH hosted a Christmas festival of lights (I’m pretty sure that this was … Continue reading Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston in Houston, Texas
Galveston, Texas, is a cute little beach town located on an island. It’s about 45 minutes south of Houston along on the Gulf coast. There are quite a few unique spots in Galveston, so if you’re planning on visiting Galveston anytime soon, here are a few places that I think are must-see’s for the city! Moody Mansion, Bishop’s Palace and the Victorian-era Houses Galveston has … Continue reading A Few Must-See’s in Galveston, Texas
I saw CATS, the Broadway musical! If you’re not familiar with the Broadway show, you might have seen the trailer to the live action movie remake of the musical, which will be released at Christmas. I am so excited for the movie to come out and wanted to see the Broadway musical before it comes out. I grew up listening to the music with my mom, … Continue reading I Saw CATS, the Broadway Musical!
I’ve recently done quite a bit of solo traveling recently, and I’ve come to find a few differences between solo travel versus when you travel with someone. If you’re a little iffy or confused about what it’s like to travel solo versus with someone else, here is a few things that I’ve found during my traveling experiences: TIME Time management is always challenging while traveling. … Continue reading Solo Travel VS. With Someone
New Orleans is one of my top favorite places I’ve ever traveled to… like, ever. I can’t say that about many places, and I continue to go back and enjoy my time there. In fact, I plan on making another trip again soon (look out for that post!). New Orleans is located in the far southeast of Louisiana, where the Mississippi River spits out into … Continue reading All Fun & No Work in New Orleans, Louisiana