Portland: Where to eat

In no specific order, these are the places we ate during our stay in Portland. If you're curious which ones I think are worth trying then keep on scrolling! 1. Chipotle Mexican Grill During our first day in Portland, we failed to notice the time and before we knew it, it was already I think 8pm? … Continue reading Portland: Where to eat

Downtown Portland, Eastbank Esplanade and Woodburn Premium Outlets

Downtown Portland We were curious on what downtown Portland looks like and so everyone decided to hop on the bus and explore the place. Coming from Park Lane Suites and Inn, we decided to go to the bus stop at W Burnside & NW King and hop on bus 15. W Burnside & NW King >SW Salmon … Continue reading Downtown Portland, Eastbank Esplanade and Woodburn Premium Outlets

Nike Company Store and Adidas Village in Portland

For our first day in Portland we decided to visit Nike Company Store and Adidas Village. Unlike Seattle, where you can practically walk to places, it's different in Portland since the places are a bit far and it's really recommended that you rent a car. My dad rented from Enterprise Rent a Car. If you're … Continue reading Nike Company Store and Adidas Village in Portland

Seattle: Where to eat

1. Loulay's My dad wanted to have burger for dinner and so he googled top burger restaurants in Seattle and that's how we ended up eating at Loulay's Up to this day, I haven't tried a burger that can beat the one we had at Loulay's. That's how good their burger is. How to go … Continue reading Seattle: Where to eat

Starbucks Reserve, Roastery and Tasting Room and Waterfront

I stumbled upon an article about Starbucks Reserve, Roastery and Tasting Room a few months before planning for our Seattle trip. Starbucks Reserve, Roastery and Tasting Room is "new" as it only opened during December 2014. Fun fact about Starbucks Reserve, Roastery and Tasting Room: the place is actually just nine blocks from their Original … Continue reading Starbucks Reserve, Roastery and Tasting Room and Waterfront

Space Needle Seattle Center and Chihuly Garden and Glass

My parents have already visited the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass, but my dad really wanted me to see the place and so he decided to accompany me to these two places. Again, I took a photo of the map that I brought home and here is how to go to Space Needle … Continue reading Space Needle Seattle Center and Chihuly Garden and Glass

First Ever Starbucks Store and Pike’s Place Market

The nice thing about Seattle is that it's quite easy to get to places since you can just walk going there (unlike in Portland). Humble beginnings - the first ever Starbucks Store!!! Their specific address is 1912 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101, USA. I took a photo of the map that I brought home and … Continue reading First Ever Starbucks Store and Pike’s Place Market

Riding Amtrack

Everyone in my family has already been to Seattle EXCEPT ME (insert tears). Seattle is near Vancouver so my parents decided to bring me to Seattle and since Seattle is near Portland they decided to visit to Portland as well. We didn't apply for a USA visa anymore since we currently have an existing one (we … Continue reading Riding Amtrack