My 4-Day Banff Itinerary in April

Banff had been one of the few places I wanted to revisit for a long time. I finally brought my family there on Easter long weekend of 2019. It was a fabulous trip with totally different scenes! Below is my full Banff Itinerary in April.

Banff Itinerary
Left: Lake Loiuse & View of Banff Town from Sulphur Mountain; Right: Hot Spring @ Cave and Basin; Vermilion Lakes; Steaks @ Chuck’s Steakhouse

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My Spring and Winter 2018 Seattle Itineraries

I’ve been living in Metro Vancouver for more than 10 years, and I don’t think people here waited for this long to go across the border. I finally visited Seattle for the first time in 2018 and did it twice! Below are my two 2018 Seattle itineraries.

Seattle Collage
Photos from my Spring Seattle Trip. From left to right: Burke Museum; Braised Beef Noodle Soup from Din Tai Fung; Seafood from Toulouse Petit; Cherry Blossom at University of Washington; Huge number of birds near Skagit Valley; Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum

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My 3-Day Kelowna Itinerary in October

I have passed through Kelowna before but never have enough time to explore the city. Thus, I brought my family to Kelowna and spent our Thanksgiving long weekend here. It was a laid back trip and I enjoyed it a lot. Below is my 3-day Kelowna Itinerary.

Kelowna Itinerary City and Lake View from Knox Mountain
View of Kelowna and Lake Okanagan from Knox Mountain

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My Vienna & Northern Italy Itinerary in Summer

I just completed my visit to Europe from June 22 to July 15, 2018, and it was an unforgettable experience! This was a school field trip with a preset itinerary, but I still needed to schedule my flight and made a plan for my free weekends. Below is my 3-week Vienna & Northern Italy itinerary. It isn’t the best itinerary for personal travel, but I will give you some insights on the cities I visited.

Northern Italy Itinerary 2018
From top left to bottom right: a building at the Hofburg; Duomo di Milano; Predjama Castle in Slovenia; Verona Arena; a view of Venice; the iconic Bolognese pasta

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My 7-Day Big Island Itinerary in Early September

I had a wonderful time on Big Island of Hawaii! All the beaches, mountains, waterfalls and food we had exceeded my expectations and made me want to see other places. Below is my actual 7-day Big Island itinerary from Sept 2 to Sept 8, 2017. Feel free to use it as a guide when planning a trip to Big Island.

Please note, the goal of my trip is to see as many things as possible, so I was a little bit rushed and didn’t spend a lot of time in each destination. You can definitely skip some places and focus on other destinations. I will write more about each destination I visited in separate posts. Places with the tag Recommended! are highly recommended, and I wished I stayed longer!

Big Island
From top left to bottom right: sunset at Mauna Kea, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park, Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, duck confit at Napua, lava glow at Jaggar Museum

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