A Day Trip To The Elmwood Park Zoo

  One of our favorite local zoos in the Philadelphia area is the Elmwood Park Zoo. It is a very walkable and approachable spot, and many of the paths are wheelchair and stroller accessible. As a side note that there are slopes and hills in the park and paths, so just be aware of thatContinue reading “A Day Trip To The Elmwood Park Zoo”

The Holiday Garden Railway At The Morris Arboretum

  The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is such a beautiful area immersed in a gorgeous landscape. They are located at 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Each year they go all out with an amazing railway in their gardens, and it is a wonderful event to check out for the wholeContinue reading “The Holiday Garden Railway At The Morris Arboretum”

The Geothermal Park In Hveragerdi Iceland

  After discovering geysers on the famous “Golden Circle Tour” in Iceland, we wanted to see more of these epic natural wonders before we left. While doing some research, we found another active site about 28 miles (45 km) away from the capital of Reykjavik where we were staying. It was located within the HveragerdiContinue reading “The Geothermal Park In Hveragerdi Iceland”

Geysir Geothermal Area Iceland

  If you are looking for something more adventurous and explosive on your travels, you will definitely want to check out the Geysir Geothermal Area in Iceland. I know what you are thinking, is geyser spelled correctly here? In this post I will be referring to it as geysir, because the name geysir came fromContinue reading “Geysir Geothermal Area Iceland”

The Magnificent Landscapes Of Iceland

  After we arrived in Iceland from the Keflavik International Airport, I instantly knew that we were somewhere truly spectacular. As the bus meandered down the roads to Reykjavik, all that you can see for miles and miles were these gorgeous lava fields. This makes a lot of sense because Iceland was formed from theContinue reading “The Magnificent Landscapes Of Iceland”

Natural Bridges State Park Santa Cruz California

When we traveled to San Francisco, we did end up taking a day to drive down the coast a little bit. It is worth the trip, and if you do go, you absolutely have to go to the Natural Bridges State Park. Scientists believe that the arches in the park were formed over a millionContinue reading “Natural Bridges State Park Santa Cruz California”

Lands End Park San Francisco

  Typically, when we are traveling somewhere new, we are on the move (quite literally). At the beginning of the planning process, we usually make a list of all of the unique attractions that are part of the history of an area, and then decide which ones we really want to visit. Since we areContinue reading “Lands End Park San Francisco”

Pier 39 San Francisco (A Great Place To See Sea Lions!)

We live in the Philadelphia area in Pennsylvania and absolutely love the beach. There are a couple months (mostly July and August) that are great for swimming and we usually go to the Jersey Shore. On all of our trips going “Down The Shore” as locals in Philly call it, I have never seen aContinue reading “Pier 39 San Francisco (A Great Place To See Sea Lions!)”

Why I Recommend Visiting The Marine Mammal Center In Sausalito California

  If you are in the Sausalito area in California, I highly recommend a trip to the Marine Mammal Center. It is an amazing organization that helps injured or distressed marine animals (such as seals, otters, or sea lions.) The center provides a source of rehabilitation which enables a fighting chance for these creatures toContinue reading “Why I Recommend Visiting The Marine Mammal Center In Sausalito California”

Muir Woods National Monument

One of the most peaceful and delightful spots you can walk through near the Bay Area is Muir Woods, and it is definitely worth a visit! You totally get lost in the ages of the beauty in this place (some of the redwoods are on average 600-800 years old and have grown over 200 feet.)Continue reading “Muir Woods National Monument”

A Journey To Yosemite

  Yosemite was on my mind a lot even before we got there. It has always been one of those places we always wanted to go to, and luckily it is not too far away from San Francisco (where our hotel was.) There are different restrictions depending on weather or the time of the year,Continue reading “A Journey To Yosemite”

Elmwood Zoo Wild Lights Norristown Pennsylvania

  Every year during the holiday season, we like to check out light displays, and one of the most magnificent places to see fabulous lights and some pretty cool animals is at the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown. This location is right outside of Philadelphia and their address is 1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown, PA 19401.Continue reading “Elmwood Zoo Wild Lights Norristown Pennsylvania”

Green Spaces For Health

I have been hearing so much about green spaces recently, and how it can be beneficial for our health. A green space can be a forest, field, park, or even a little garden. I believe especially in Winter, it is so important that we get outside, and enjoy the beautiful rays of the sun. Finally,Continue reading “Green Spaces For Health”