Around the US, College

How to Spend a Weekend in Tucson, Arizona

When I started my college education in summer 2017 and moved to Tucson, I knew very little about this amazing city. I had been here twice - once for a campus tour and once for registration. On both of those trips, I only visited the university campus and had no idea what else was around… Continue reading How to Spend a Weekend in Tucson, Arizona

Around the US, National Parks

All About Saguaro National Park

One  of the most famous symbols of "the desert" is a cactus with its arms reaching out to the sky.  There's even an emoji for it! 🌵 But actually, this kind of cactus is a Saguaro  (pronounced sah-waar-o), and it is native only to the Sonoran Desert which  spans Arizona (US), Sonora (Mexcio), and Baja… Continue reading All About Saguaro National Park