road trip

Mini-moon Road Trip Part 1 - Asheville, NC

Hannah and I took our first trip as a married couple. In typical Lim family tradition, we decided on a road trip. We thought about going back to Savannah but decided on Nashville by way of Asheville. If you don't know much about Asheville, it's a great little city in Western North Carolina by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Great beer, great food, and great nature. It reminded me a little bit of Eugene, which was an extra bonus.

We didn't have a great deal of time there, but we got to visit 12 Bones BBQ, the Biltmore Estate, and we stayed at the absolutely amazing Bunn House. Seriously can't recommend that place enough. They had pre-built a fire for us on their patio and provided us with complimentary beer and wine along with a rooftop patio. I would go back to Asheville just to stay there again.

Here are some pictures of Asheville.

Bucket List No. 11 - Take a Cross-Country Road Trip

It has been a long while since I've posted something. Partly it has to do with the fact that I've been adjusting with living out in Las Vegas and things have been pretty hectic. The other reason is unfortunately, I am without a camera for the time being. Someone apparently felt that they needed my camera and lenses more than I did. It is unfortunate, but I feel like there is no sense in being too upset. After all, I am still here, alive and well. It all happened while nobody was home so I am thankful for that. Anyways, the show must go on, as they say.

One of the fortunate aspects of moving out west was the need to bring my car over. What a great opportunity to cross an item off my bucket list, a cross-country road trip. Its not quite coast to coast, but I think New Jersey to Las Vegas qualifies. Luckily I wasn't alone which would have made the trip a long and dull one. We left on a Saturday morning and arrived Wednesday evening, putting behind us nearly 3000 miles of road. Having a romantic Valentine's excursion in the Windy City, Chicago. A day is not nearly enough time for such a big city, but we were able to squeeze in breakfast at one of my favorite breakfast place as a kid, Intelligentsia Coffee, Millennium Park, the Art Institute and a nice dinner. All in all a nice rest from a lot of travel.

We mostly followed Route 66, the Mother Road, from Chicago to Las Vegas and it was definitely interesting to say the least. I'm not sure what I had expected, but the road seemed very lonely and desolate. A piece of American history kind of frozen in place, straddling the lines of the glory it used to be and the obscurity it is today. I am glad that I got to saw it.

On our trip we also go to see the Grand Canyon, but I'll save that for the next post!

The City of Brotherly Love

How fitting that we chose Philly for our mini road trip. Definitely a trip filled with brotherly love, sometimes a little too much. It was 6 of us and we all had to fit in my tiny Prius! The SeatsThis lasted 15 mins...

After about 90 mins and going to a cheesesteak place that was closed (Tony Luke's), we finally got what we came for. Cheesesteak Now let the eating begin! HenryJinuMeTommy HyungThe last bite... What a great and delicious trip.Brotherly LoveFeel the loooove!