Aloha blog! I’m a bit off my usual blogging schedule since I’ve had my little sister (Tina) here with me in SF the past 7 days. It was her first time in the Bay and she and I had SUCH a blast playing tourists, eating yummy food, meeting my friends, being lazy, having soul-healing conversations, … More Sissy’s first visit to SF!
Hey there! I cannot believe it’s only been one week since my Philippines trip. The transition back to reality was quite abrupt, not because I’m not happy to be back since I do love it here and feel like I’m in a great spot with my life in SF, but more so because right when … More Abrupt transition + a very SF weekend + Ocean Beach bonfire
I’m back to civilization after 5 days on the Tao boat tour. Tao is a popular tour among backpackers since there’s really nothing else like it. It takes you to remote islands in Palawan from Coron to El Nido over the course of 5 days and truly gives the authentic island experience. In my opinion, … More Philippines days 8-12: Tao tour in remote islands of Palawan
I’m back from Thanksgiving weekend in Puerto Vallarta! Anna, Sarah and I booked this trip since we each couldn’t go home for Thanksgiving (we’re all from the east coast and flights were $$$), but we miraculously found cheap flights to Mexico, and so we packed our bags and I met them straight from my Guatemala … More Girl’s trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Hey there! Hope you all had a wonderful time celebrating July 4th!! I just got back from my week-long Pacific Coast Highway road trip with my best friend Michelle. The PCH (or “Highway 1”) is known as one of the most beautiful road trips in the world, and it definitely didn’t disappoint! Most of our … More Pacific Coast Highway road trip: San Francisco to San Diego
Day 15: Beach day + fun night out After deciding to stay in Koh Tao until the end of my trip, I had some logistics to take care of in the morning, mainly finding a place to stay for the next few nights. I walked up and down the streets of Koh Tao with my … More Thailand days 15-18: Last days relaxing in Koh Tao + short leg in Bangkok
Summer is coming to an end, work is calming down, we have labor day weekend to look forward to…I’m enjoying every bit of this wave of relaxation towards the end of the summer before entering a busy fall season (teaser – it will involve a marathon! More on this later). This weekend was focused on … More Recovery weekend + summer laua party + our new couch surfing friends
This past weekend was one of my favorites in SF so far. Two major things on my SF bucket list got crossed off: a sunset bonfire at Ocean Beach and a party bus for a Napa day trip! Ocean Beach One of the first things I was told when I came here was that having … More Ocean beach bonfire + Napa party bus!