Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC

Over the past week, my entire family spent the holidays together in our hometown Poughkeepsie, NY. With our busy lives and living so far apart, it’s hard for our family to get together, so the week was very much a treat as we all took time off from work/school to be together. Our days were … More Holiday week with family in upstate New York + New Years in NYC

2018 Reflection

2018 was probably the most dynamic and crazy year of my life: getting my actuarial license, quarter life crisis, career change, new job, lots of travel (4 countries/30 flights!), changes in friends, changes in myself…what a year! Through this craziness, I also grew the most out of any year so far, and I wanted to … More 2018 Reflection

Busy before the holidays: Kim’s birthday + girl’s Christmas brunch + Travis Scott concert + reminder of love

With the holidays coming up it’s been busy-busy over here! The social calendar was jam packed this past week – almost every day there was something fun going on! It’s a crazy time of year but I absolutely love it, and I can’t describe how much I’m looking forward to going back to New York … More Busy before the holidays: Kim’s birthday + girl’s Christmas brunch + Travis Scott concert + reminder of love

Most excited person + morning workout groove + holiday party + Make-A-Wish 5K

Hey there!! How are you guys? Hope you all had fabulous weeks. The highlight of my week was starting my new job. So far it is everything I thought it would be, and more. I’m pretty sure I was the most excited person at orientation this week :P…just because I’ve wanted this for so long … More Most excited person + morning workout groove + holiday party + Make-A-Wish 5K

Last days of funemployment + a year of imbalance + excited for stability

After returning from my Puerto Vallarta trip, I luckily had a whole week to relax and recharge before starting my new job. I’ve been in an unlucky groove of getting sick after my big trips and so I thought it would be smart to allot some time to potentially recover in SF. And just like … More Last days of funemployment + a year of imbalance + excited for stability

Guatemala days 3-5: Hippie vibes and restoration in Lake Atitlan

After a very active and busy first few days in Guatemala, the second part of my trip was spent relaxing in gorgeous Lake Atitlan. There are several towns surrounding the lake, and I chose to stay in San Marcos since it’s known for its hippie community, gorgeous surrounding nature, and relaxing vibes over more popular … More Guatemala days 3-5: Hippie vibes and restoration in Lake Atitlan

Guatemala days 1-2: Exploring colorful Antigua + epic hike up Acatenango Volcano

My Guatemala solo trip was a short but very sweet one. The trip was basically divided into two parts: a very active portion and then relaxing and restorative portion. The first two days were on the active side so let’s dive right in to that. Day 1: Exploring Antigua + reconnecting with Jared I took … More Guatemala days 1-2: Exploring colorful Antigua + epic hike up Acatenango Volcano

I have my life back + ocean beach adventure + another trip!

Aloha!! 🙂 It’s been a wonderful few days over here. Last week was basically spent solidifying things for my new job, closing things out from my current, and thinking about what to do with my time in between…there was lots of planning and moving parts but things are finally settled. My last day is this … More I have my life back + ocean beach adventure + another trip!