Tag: Travel

Christmas Lighting Festival at Leavenworth

Our family along with my husband’s cousins’ families went to see the Christmas Lighting ceremony at Leavenworth two years ago. We didn’t go last year because of prior commitments and our schedules does not meet halfway. Continue reading “Christmas Lighting Festival at Leavenworth”


Boracay’s New Look After Few Weeks of Rehabilitation

One of the top beaches in the Philippines closed its doors to local and foreign tourist on April 26. The President decided its closure to save the beautiful island from ruins. Some vacation goers were upset as they already scheduled their trip before the closure and had to change their plans at the last minute but hey the decision was for a great cause. Continue reading “Boracay’s New Look After Few Weeks of Rehabilitation”

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Such a nice weather today so we decided to go to Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. We woke up late so we ended up leaving before noon. Traffic was bad and it took us about an hour to get there. There is an entrance fee of $5.00 per person 13 years old and above. They have a big parking space to accommodate huge number of visitors. I remember the last time we went here 4 years ago it was not this busy and crowded. Continue reading “Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival”

Family Day Out in Seattle

From Leavenworth, we decided to stay overnight in Seattle so my husband who was driving could get some rest before heading back to Portland plus we wanted to bring my parents to some tourist spots in Seattle. We stayed at Hilton Garden Inn at downtown. The next day we decided to bring them first to Pike Place Market. Continue reading “Family Day Out in Seattle”

A Day At Leavenworth

Leavenworth is a Bavarian-styled village in the Cascade Mountains. It has bararian/alpine-style buildings with restaurants serving German beer and food. I only saw Leavenworth on facebook and it seemed like a very nice place. So when my parents came to visit us in 2016, we decided to go there. My son was 8 month old then. It was fall when we went there so it was really chilly. The drive from Portland to Leavenworth was about 5 hours with rest stops. Continue reading “A Day At Leavenworth”