Gardens of the Bay is a beautiful and extensive green area in Singapore with impressive flower collections and conservatories as well as host to the iconic Supertree grove.
The Daejeon Arboretum/ Grand Park is a beautiful spot to get a breath of fresh air. At first I wasn't very impressed. We entered through a side entrance that took us through the woods and into the Arboretum where there was some plants, mostly flowering trees and special gardens which were blocked off and inaccessible. [...]
Recently we've had a lot of field trips. One was a teachers only trip to Gangwon-do Provincial Flower Garden which is near Chuncheon on a very rainy day. I'd been told we'd be going on a picnic, but it seems that was a bit of a misunderstanding since we didn't eat in the park at all. We hovered [...]
Out in the mountains of Gapyeong is a surprisingly big town, with pensions of all kinds, cafes, and restaurants. It was really surprising to suddenly find ourselves in a somewhat dead but lively town. Maybe it was the wrong season, or Sunday's aren't particularly busy, but there were little to know people around and traffic was [...]
While visiting family in Georgia we spent some time in South Carolina and one of the first places we visited was the Hopelands Gardens. The Hopelands Gardens were given to the city of Aiken and opened in 1969 as a public garden, however there are still private residences on the 14 acres. While we were [...]
The Chicago Botanical Gardens are located in the suburbs of Chicago at 1000 Lake Cook Road in Glencoe Illinois. The garden is free and open daily but parking is $25. My Aunt use to bike there from the city, you can also take the Metra Union Pacific North Line to the Braeside stop. It's about a 15 [...]