Yellowstone in the Fall Season

We have been to Yellowstone National Park twice. One time several summers ago and recently was September of this year. I throughly enjoyed the fall season of Yellowstone. The geysers were very beautiful at lower temperature. We saw many elk due to their mating season. Hiking was also enjoyable since it is not so hot during this time of the year. There were still many … Continue reading Yellowstone in the Fall Season

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis (Saint Louis Cathedral) was completed on 1914. The cathedral was named for St Louis. It was designated as a Cathedral Basilica by Pope John Paul II in 1997, and Pope John II made the historic visit in 1999. The church is known for its mosaics, one of the largest in the Western Hemisphere and the addition of an outdoor … Continue reading Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Katy Trail – The Longest Rails-to-Trails in USA

The coronavirus has changed our lives dramatically. Traveling has been extremely difficult. Although we lost many exciting moments, it doesn’t mean we cannot have fun in life. Actually there are many adventures just outside our door in our tranquil Midwest. Katy trail was a former Missouri – Kansas – Texas railroad, 240 miles (390 km), between Machens and Clinton at Missouri. It offers opportunities for … Continue reading Katy Trail – The Longest Rails-to-Trails in USA

San Diego – Life of Ocean

I went to San Diego for 6 days in January of 2020. Experiencing of beautiful beaches, military USS Midway museum, old town full of Mexico culture, Balboa Park, San Diego zoo and SeaWorld, my vacation was full of joy and adventures. Two months later, COVID-19 has almost invaded every corner of the world. With the rapid and deadly spreading of the coronavirus, we have felt … Continue reading San Diego – Life of Ocean

Paris -Eight Days -1

Paris attracts millions of tourists for its history, culture, arts, architectures and foods. My daughter and I spent eight days in Paris together. We thoroughly enjoyed our adventure in Paris. (1) How to get around Paris? The best way to get around Paris is to take metro.  Unless you plan to use the Metro several times daily, don’t buy the day pass.  It is not worth it.  The … Continue reading Paris -Eight Days -1

Gulangyu (Kulangsu) – Island of Piano

(Kulangsu) is a district of Xiamen, between southeast coast of China and strait of Taiwan.  The island is an UNESCO world Culture Heritage Site with about 2 km square in size and 20,000 residents.  Gulangyu is one of the popular tourist destinations in China.  Visitors can reach it by a few minutes by ferry from Xiamen.  The island of Gulangyu is pedestrians-only island, no cars … Continue reading Gulangyu (Kulangsu) – Island of Piano