By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When you hear “Cancun,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it was beaches, and warm and sunny weather. Cancun is in the northeast part of Quintana Roo (QR), a Mexican state on the Yucatán Peninsula, known for its nightlife. I celebrated my birthday there […]
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “I’ve been going travel-crazy since I got vaccinated. Even when I wasn’t vaccinated, I was going to Hawaii once a quarter, but typically, during pre-covid, I would travel at least every other month,” avid traveler Jean Yang said. Yang has traveled a few times during the pandemic and already […]
After pulling two all-nighters for work, Amy Choi was in a rush to board her United Airlines flight from Seattle to Paris on Feb. 27.
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
– Henry Miller
Make sure you can lift your carry-on bag. A good rule of thumb is to give it the old “refrigerator test” before you leave home: see if you can place your packed suitcase on top of your refrigerator without assistance or pain. If so, you’re ready to fly.
I haven’t had to use it for that purpose yet, but it beats lying on the floor or trying to sleep on chairs with metal armrests that get in the way.
Sarah and Daniel Koerner got married in July 2018, but postponed their Greek honeymoon to April of this year. They were on vacation for a little over two weeks.
Among European countries, perhaps driving in France is the easiest for Americans.
Did you know there is a place called Hobbiton in New Zealand where Lord of the Rings (LotR) was filmed?
Most people love to travel the world to experience new cultures, food, and sights, and others travel to find new ways to give back. Volunteering abroad can be a great way to find inspiration and learn about the challenges others face, outside of their usual surroundings.