Enjoy a Boat Ride on Lake Union with Sunday Public Sail at The Center for Wooden Boats

The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) is a hands-on maritime museum that allows visitors to participate with their hands and minds. The CWB offers a museum, sailing lessons, workshops, hands-on knot tying tutorials, boat rentals, and more! Whereas most museums require the visitor to enjoy the displays from a safe distance—and often from the other side of a glass window—the CWB gives people a chance to really … Continue reading Enjoy a Boat Ride on Lake Union with Sunday Public Sail at The Center for Wooden Boats

Making the Most of a Trip to Washington D.C.

I recently came back from a trip to D.C., and as anyone who has ever visited can attest: there’s a LOT to see/do/learn! You can’t quite possibly fit everything in in one trip. Additionally, there is so much diversity in what you can do—it really depends on what you’re interested in to decide how you fill your time there. For this reason, I’m not necessarily … Continue reading Making the Most of a Trip to Washington D.C.

Shanghai Natural History Museum

If you read anything about the previous Natural History Museum, it was probably how people encouraged you to go to “see how bad it is” (kind of like the Tourist Tunnel in Liujiazui). Luckily the newly renovated and reopened Shanghai Natural History Museum is the exact opposite of is predecessor, and as it sports a worthwhile show for dinosaur and architecture enthusiasts alike, it is … Continue reading Shanghai Natural History Museum