Books, Bookstores

Books Inc Bookstore Visit

Books Inc is a local independent bookstore (a family run) and I started visiting it a lot after they opened a branch in Santa Clara. They have the best sci-fi and fantasy section I have ever seen and knowledgeable staff who can recommend some great books. I have visited some of their other branches but… Continue reading Books Inc Bookstore Visit

Books, Bookstores, Sci-Fi, Science and Fantasy, Travel, USA

Kinokuniya Bookstore Visit

This is the second post in my series of posts on bookstores. Link to my previous bookstore visit post. I first came to know about Kinokuniya bookstore when I enquired about Death Note funko pops at a Japanese store in a local mall. The shopkeeper asked me to check in the Kinokuniya bookstore. I visited… Continue reading Kinokuniya Bookstore Visit

Death Valley, Travel, USA

Racetrack road at Death Valley

Every single website that I browsed while we planned for our Death Valley trip, mentioned Artist's drive. So we at least knew that we must not miss this point. We wanted to catch sunset at this point, if possible. We started driving on this road which you can only enter on the way back from… Continue reading Racetrack road at Death Valley

Death Valley, Travel, USA

Death Valley – Part 1

We made a 4 day trip to Death Valley National Park last year. We saw snow capped mountains, snow lying on the ground, salt deposits, sand dunes, Joshua trees, lakes, canyons - such diversity in landscape that we were in awe of its natural beauty. First day, we drove to Death Valley via Sequoia National… Continue reading Death Valley – Part 1

Alaska, Travel, USA

Alaska trip 5 – Fairbanks

We spent our last day in Alaska at Fairbanks. We were supposed to catch the flight at 1 AM or so from Fairbanks. So we decided to explore places in and around Fairbanks. We started our day with me having a breakfast buffet and husband having sourdough pancakes (he just loved them!) at the hotel.… Continue reading Alaska trip 5 – Fairbanks