Back in San Francisco! + day trip to Santa Cruz + favorite outdoor activities + happy six years

Hello everyone, I’m currently blogging in San Francisco! After 4 months of travel, I am back home to recharge. It feels SO good to be back, and my biggest excitement is reuniting with Joe. Before leaving India, I had mixed feelings about pausing travel, but quickly after returning, I felt happy to be back. Immediately, … More Back in San Francisco! + day trip to Santa Cruz + favorite outdoor activities + happy six years

Cambodia days 6-9: Battambang + Cambodia’s dark history + village visits feat. bamboo train and bat cave

After an awesome start to Cambodia in Siem Reap, I headed to Battambang next. Battambang is like Siem Reap’s little sister – still a city, but much less touristy and know for its colonial buildings, artsy scene, and humble surrounding villages. Many tourists don’t make it here on their Cambodia itinerary, so there was definitely … More Cambodia days 6-9: Battambang + Cambodia’s dark history + village visits feat. bamboo train and bat cave

Singapore days 3-4: Katong/Joo Chiat + Supertree Grove light show + Botanical Garden + cat cafe + more hawker eats

After the first two days of my big Asia trip, I started feeling better-adjusted and much more myself these last two days, which were also my final days in Singapore. Singapore was a short but very sweet leg, and these final days made me so grateful I made this pit stop before bouncing to the … More Singapore days 3-4: Katong/Joo Chiat + Supertree Grove light show + Botanical Garden + cat cafe + more hawker eats

Singapore days 1-2: Gardens by the Bay + Chinatown + neighborhood exploring + hawker meals

Hi friends! I am currently blogging from Singapore where I’m spending the first leg of my big Asia trip. Even though I’ve only been here for 48 hours, I have a million-and-a-half things to share (what else is new?), so let’s dive right in. Day 1: Marina Bay + Gardens by the Bay + stellar … More Singapore days 1-2: Gardens by the Bay + Chinatown + neighborhood exploring + hawker meals

Moving day + farewell pool party + quality time + next time I blog

Hi everyone! Since I shared my big news in my last post, I have been completely overwhelmed with the support and positive wishes from everyone. Last week was somewhat the “perfect storm” as I shared the news with my family, colleagues at work, AND the blog/social media – for the first time, this trip finally … More Moving day + farewell pool party + quality time + next time I blog

Weekend favorites in SF: Ocean beach at sunset + tacos in the Mission + Japan Town lunch date + Presidio hike

I hope you had a great start to your week! Last week was a busy one as I was running around doing errands for a big event coming up that I’ll talk more about likely in next week’s post. 😉 By the time the weekend rolled by, I was excited to have some down time … More Weekend favorites in SF: Ocean beach at sunset + tacos in the Mission + Japan Town lunch date + Presidio hike

Back in San Francisco + exploring Bernal Heights and Hayes Valley+ video game throwback

The first week of 2022 is a wrap! I hope you all had a smooth time getting back into “real” life again after the holidays. I returned to San Francisco on Thursday, and it sure feels good to be back again. It was a very sweet reunion with Joe and the kitties; we were apart … More Back in San Francisco + exploring Bernal Heights and Hayes Valley+ video game throwback

Hometown attractions + doggy entertainment + rest of the holidays in New York

Hello hello, and happy new year! The turn of the new year feels surreal as it’s hard to believe we’re already in 2022 (say that 10x fast). I’m still in my hometown in Poughkeepsie, New York for a few more days, wrapping up 3 weeks total of relaxation and holiday festivities with my family. After … More Hometown attractions + doggy entertainment + rest of the holidays in New York

2021 Reflection

Happy new year’s eve!! In my usual blogging tradition, I want to share a reflection post on this past year. Writing has always helped me process my thoughts, and I love ending each year reflecting on the last 12 months and looking forward to what’s ahead. 2021 was an uplifting year, and a big reason … More 2021 Reflection