After our exciting first days in Hawaii, it was time to leave our peaceful yurt and move onto the next chapter: the funky district of Puna and the volcano portion of the island. Day 4: Hawaii Botancial Garden + Kehana Black Sand Beach + exploring Puna district After checking out of our yurt, we were … More Big Island, Hawaii days 4-5: botanical garden + exploring Puna district + Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hello friends! Joe and I are back from our weekend trip to Carmel. It was a triple holiday with Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, and Presidents Day, and we wanted to take advantage of the long weekend and get away from our usual routine in SF. Carmel is a cute coastal town and only a … More Valentine’s Day weekend in Carmel, CA
This past weekend was one I’ve been looking forward to for a while. Joe and I planned a ski trip to Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe. Our experience was a little different than normal due to COVID – you basically need to plan a lot more in advance (including reserving lift tickets online), which means … More Ski trip to Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe + review of ski resorts during COVID
Hello hello! Joe and I are back from Joshua Tree National Park where we enjoyed intriguing desert landscapes while plunging into the cold winter. It was our first time at the park and definitely a contrast to the usual lush & coastal scenery in SF. Get ready for lots of photos 🙂 Day 1: Drive … More Desert & winter vibes at Joshua Tree National Park
Things have been pretty quiet around here lately, but Joe and I got out for one fun activity last weekend that filled my adventure craving. I was inspired by my recent day trip to Bass Lake with Rachel, and so Joe and I decided to do our own day trip across the Golden Gate bridge. … More Day trip to Sonoma Coast State Park + Bodega Bay
6 months ago I met my partner Joe on a blind date…we fell in love quickly and have been crazy about each other ever since. It was our half-year anniversary yesterday and we celebrated social distancing style! We packed some snacks and beer in the cooler and went on our favorite walk in the Presidio, … More Quarantine continued + happy 6 month anniversary!
Hey friends! After taking a few days off from work last week (see my last reflection post), things calmed down a bit and I felt motivated to hit the ground running this week. My spirits were much higher and days flew by in a blink of an eye! By the weekend, I was ready to … More Joe’s Texas bbq housewarming + spa day in Noe Valley + SF zoo
It’s SO good to be back in SF! As much as I loved being on the east coast for its holiday vibes, I’m so so happy to be back in my routine in SF – one week back and I’m feeling like my motivated self again. ❤ The highlight of being back was reuniting with … More Refreshing start to 2020 + SF hikes and neighborhood exploring