Aerial park + ziplining in the trees at Mica Moon Aerial Park, in Liberty Lake, Washington

Seeking a bit of excitement? Not afraid of heights? I recommend an aerial park and ziplining! I am lucky enough to have recently experienced my first aerial park adventure at Mica Moon Zipline and Aerial Tours! While it wasn’t my first time ziplining, I’d been dying to try an aerial park and finally convinced some…

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A beautiful flower arrangement at Manito Park in Spokane, Washington

I’ve written about Manito Park in Spokane, Washington, a few times – like three times already. What can I say? It’s one of my favorite places to visit in the summer when I visit my family! And they always update the flower displays in the central gardens so it’s new every year. This time, I’ll…

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Stunning views + lupine meadows hiking at Mt. Spokane, Washington

Hiking at Mount Spokane in Washington State is so beautiful and gives you absolutely STUNNING views of the valley below. Mount Spokane State Park is located about an hour and 15 minutes, or 35-40 miles, from Spokane proper. In the wintertime, it’s a popular spot to ski but in the off-season, it’s a beautiful spot…

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The Last Flowers of the Season in Manito Park, Spokane, Washington

I absolutely love flowers, nurseries, gardens and arboretums – basically anything that involves flowers and plants. So, it’s no surprise that I love visiting Manito Park in Spokane, Washington. Manito Park is a short drive away from downtown Spokane. It’s a large and beautiful park filled with gardens that I’ve written about before, but this…

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Oh Dam! Exploring Downtown Spokane, Washington State

Spokane, Washington, is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited in the Pacific Northwest. It’s located near the border of Washington State and Idaho and is a fairly small but growing city. Just like my hometown of Tucson, Arizona, it’s large and growing, but quite small compared with their sister cities, Phoenix, AZ, and…

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You Grow Girl! Flower blossoms in Manito Park, Washington State

What a bloomin’ treat! Have a few hours in Spokane? Definitely go visit Manito Park! Whether you’re a nature lover or have a “black” thumb, everyone will appreciate this beautiful park. Located a few miles from downtown Spokane is Manito Park. Manito Park is a free and very beautiful botanical garden run by the city…

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2018: The Year of Travel

2018 is over! What an adventure this year was. Looking back at my year, I truly have so much to be lucky for. I touched 27 U.S. states, visited hundreds of cities, and met people I never imagined possible. So, without further ado, here is my 2018 year in review… My year started with a…

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