Visiting Yosemite wasn’t part of the original plan. Since we only had less than 2 weeks in the United States, we were thinking of going to Las Vegas after Los Angeles and then to San Francisco. But then, we fell in love with pictures of Yosemite that we finally decided to go here in lieu of Las Vegas. We’re glad that we did. Our Yosemite experience was one of the most memorable experiences we had in our lives. Continue Reading
Right after getting your US Visa approved, you’ve been wondering which state to visit first. Would you head to the East and be welcomed by incredibly tall skyscrapers of New York with a side trip in Washington DC? Or would you go to the West and visit California? How about heading straight to Hawaii and enjoy the beach? That’s pretty much a hard decision to come up to. Then, you decided to go to California first. The land on the west with the abundance of beautiful places to see and diverse culture to explore. The next question would be is, “How will you be able to do it by yourselves?” Continue Reading
It is very rare for a US National Park to be visited and explored without a car. Not having a car can be a hindrance for tourists to enjoy the natural beauty that the America has to offer. Yosemite National Park is one of the very few national parks that can be enjoyed by everyone without having or renting a car. It is very possible for tourists to come here via public transportation and to discover the area via its own shuttle service. If you are planning a tour of Yosemite and worrying about not having a car, then worry no more, this article is just right for you. Here’s our guide to Visiting Yosemite Without a Car.
We wanted our first visit to a US National Park to be amazing and memorable, that’s why, we totally prepared for it. Yosemite National Park has been for a long time a dream place to visit. With all its wonderful waterfalls, green meadows, gigantic granite mountains, and wildlife, it is surely on everyone’s bucket list. Aside from knowing which transportation, accommodations, and tours to get, knowing what things to pack is also very essential. Continue Reading
It was freezing cold when we woke up at 5am in a tiny Tent Cabin we were renting at Half Dome Village. Summer is almost near but the temperature at night still drops to below 10 centigrade. We headed to the shared bathroom, 30 steps away from our cabin, to freshen up and proceeded to have our Western breakfast. We readied ourselves with what we anticipated to be the highlight of our Yosemite tour, hiking the Panorama Trail. Continue Reading
“Are you sure this is a good idea?” This was the question my wife asked me when I told her we will have to take bus, train, and bus again to Yosemite and then to San Francisco. I told her, “Yes, it is and it’s fun.” Also, it wasn’t like we have lots of options. Taking the public transportation was the only way to go.Continue Reading
Straight from Los Angeles, we headed to our first National Park ever, the Yosemite National Park. The pictures of granite and huge monolith and of waterfalls used to be just that, pictures, until we finally came. The beauty of Yosemite came in full bloom and there is no word to describe it but all the words synonymous to amazing.