August 10, 2012

Road Trip USA 2012 Recap – State Signs

    During our Road Trip USA 2012, we drove 6,141 miles (9,883 kilometers) and passed thirteen states. I was trying to get all of the state signs, since, you know I’m a fan of the signs. Each state has really […]
August 3, 2012

Acoma Pueblo Sky City in Photos: Living 367ft Above the Ground

Living in the Sky City Along with the Taos Pueblo reservation, Acoma Pueblo Sky City was certainly one of the most interesting places in New Mexico. The name ‘Sky City’ comes from where they live; top of the 367ft high […]
July 27, 2012

New Mexico Flora – on Lava Bed, Sand Dunes, Mesa and More

Diverse Flora of New Mexico New Mexico isn’t really an ideal place for the plants; at least that’s what I thought. There are several significantly rough geological features in New Mexico, for example, lava bed, sand dunes, 2000 m high […]
July 24, 2012

Road Trip USA 2012 Recap – Facts and Funs

    The grand Road Trip USA 2012 came to the end!   This trip started because of TBEX (Travel Bloggers Exchange, travel blogger conference) in Colorado. Stephen and I left Virginia on 9th of June, and came back 17th […]
July 21, 2012

Taos Pueblo and a Thousand Year Old Adobe Architecture

‘Adobe’ was a strange and a new word for me. ‘Adobe? Isn’t that a company name?’ was my first thought. Oh, the limited knowledge of a second language speaker. adobe |əˈdōbē| noun a kind of clay used as a building […]
July 13, 2012

The Great Sand Dunes are Simply Great

Where do you go when you want to see the sand dunes? The Middle East or Africa? I thought so. But did you know, you can hike one in North America? True, in the Great Sand Dunes National Park in […]
July 10, 2012

Visiting VLA: Contact My Childhood Dream

Have you ever made your childhood dream come true? “So if it’s just us… seems like an awful waste of space.” – Dr. Ellie Arroway, the movie ‘Contact’ It became not only my favorite movie of all time, but also […]
July 2, 2012

Introducing Indian Taco – Frybread and more

Story of the Indian Taco “Victor’s Mom makes the best fry bread in the whole world. Back home on the reservation, we use it in church. It’s like Jesus bread, its walk on water bread.” – Thomas Builds-The-Fire from “Smoke Signals” Thomas […]
June 29, 2012

Aerial View of the Rocky Mountains, USA

It was like watching a documentary; for the two hours of flight from Spokane, WA to Denver, CO. I had a free TV playing Hitch, but I couldn’t concentrate. The weather was perfect the whole way. There was nothing but […]
March 12, 2012

It’s Official: Runaway Juno is Flying to America, for the Second Time

    It’s Official: Runaway Juno is Flying to America, for the Second Time.   “Complete your booking” the button read. So, I did. I clicked to book the one-way ticket to Washington D.C. Which means; Runaway Juno is going […]
November 14, 2011

Dirty History of Casco Bay, Portland, Maine

“The coal dust from the harbor was so thick we had to sweep up the mess every single morning.” Randolph Dominic, Sulkowitch Hardware & Paint Co. Portland, Maine is a port town, and has very characteristic charm. It makes people […]
November 5, 2011

Runaway to Sister’s City: Brookings, South Dakota, USA by Camber Carpenter

  Camber Carpenter, CC, as I call her, and I met in a small hostel in Taipei. One rainy day, I was hanging out at the hostel couch when four girls walked into the door. It was a particularly full day […]