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So Many Cactuses at the Desert Botanical Garden in in Phoenix, Arizona.

So Many Cactuses at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

I have never seen so many cactuses in my life—until I visited the lovely Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. Boy, strolling and spending three hours around the garden wasn’t enough. There are so many kinds of cactus to see, of different shapes, variety, colours and spines! I didn’t even know that some cactuses can […]

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Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona.

Built Between Two Buttes – Chapel of the Holy Cross

Who would ever thought of building a chapel between two buttes in Sedona’s red rock mountains? Well, apparently, one sculptor and rancher, Marguerite Brunswig Staude, was inspired and had a vision to put one up there. While the chapel looks so small (that’s why it’s called a chapel, right?), it took 18 months to build […]

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Spiritual vortex - Cathedral Rock in Sedona, Arizona.

Spiritual Vortex – Cathedral Rock in Sedona

Sedona is a paradise for those who love nature and hiking. The natural wonders of red rock formations abounding the city are so breathtaking that they distract your train of your thoughts. And yes, Sedona has a lot of hiking trails, too. Hiking around the Cathedral Rock is one of the many pleasures you’ll love […]

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Photos - Bell Rock in Sedona, Arizona.

Photos – Bell Rock in Sedona

If you travel from Phoenix to Sedona, you’ll experience the most dramatic and most beautiful to entrance to any city in America. As you go down the winding road, the first breathtaking rock formation you’ll see the Bell Rock. As much as you want to take photos of the dramatic entrance, you can’t stop on […]

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5 Reasons Why Should Check Out Dolores Park in San Francisco.

5 Reasons Why Should Check Out Dolores Park

In Spanish, Dolores means “sorrow.” But, at Dolores Park in San Francisco, sorrow is nowhere in sight. Not even a shadow of it. In fact, this public park brings joy to both visitors and locals. If there’s one public park in San Francisco you shouldn’t skip visiting, walk no further–Dolores Park must be in your […]

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View from De Young Museum.

View from De Young Museum

De Young Museum is inside the Golden Gate Park. But, don’t be misled — the Golden Gate Bridge is still far away from from here. Yes, you can walk but good luck to you. I’d give my hats off if you’ll get there without complaining a bit. Well, since it’s a museum, so you already […]

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Language of the Birds art installation in San Francisco.

Language of the Birds

After visiting the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, I walked a bit up and found this interesting outdoor art installation called, “Language of the Birds.” It is a flock of twenty three sculpted, open books that look like flying birds at a distance. I actually thought like they were electrocuted pigeons. 🙂 Standing below those (book) […]

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City Lights Bookstore and Publishing in San Francisco, California.

City Lights – The Bookstore for the Non-Conformists

If you’re a traveler, you must have heard or read Jack Kerouac, right? If you’re into poetry, then, I’m sure, the name Allen Ginsberg sounds very familiar to you, eh? What do these two great American writers have in common? It’s the City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. City Lights Bookstore is a venue for […]

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Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

Arts and Culture at Balboa Park

San Diego’s Balboa Park is teeming not just with green spaces but also with arts and culture. It’s a different kind of park I’ve been to before. While New York City’s Central Park boasts its size in the middle of Manhattan, Balboa Park is a public space for architecture, museums, gardens, sculptures, performances, outdoor installations […]

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New York Skyline from One World Tower Observatory Deck.

20 Photos: New York Skyline from One World Tower Observatory

You know how I love heights, skylines and cityscapes from above. In every cities I’ve been to, I always make sure that going up there is one of the things I wouldn’t miss to do. I love the feeling of being able to see what the birds see sans flying. Rain or shine, I want […]

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