Hello from sunny California! It feels so good to be back after 9 months! After an awesome time in Albuquerque, New Mexico, we drove through Arizona and Southern California, and then we settled in Palm Springs for Joe to work during the week. The drive through Arizona was interesting and diverse – Arizona was more … More Week in Palm Springs, California + quick drive through Arizona
We are back on the road! I can’t believe we already tackled one week of our 2-week move from Dallas to SF. In a short amount of time, we’ve created so many great memories. Joe started his job remotely, so we’re driving on weekends and staying in one town on weekdays. Last week, that meant … More West Texas + underrated Albuquerque feat. my brother visiting!
Hello, hello! This past week was filled with good moments, mostly centered around getting outside and hanging with our roommates. Tuesday was Valentine’s Day. Joe, Sam, Christina, and I went out for a double date in Sherman (the closest town to Sam and Christina’s home, 30 minutes away). We went to a poke spot, which … More Valentine’s double date + afternoon in McKinney + an outdoorsy week
When I think of Thanksgiving, I have wonderful memories celebrating with my family in upstate New York. But after moving to the west coast 5 years ago, I stopped going home for Thanksgiving because it was too far, and instead, I took advantage of the holiday to travel to different places. Well, this year was … More Thanksgiving in Everglades National Park
I hope you all had a great week! Following our action-packed 2 weeks in Orlando, Joe and I headed to Florida’s east coast in Cape Canaveral. We spent 9 relaxing days here, opting for fewer activities as we felt kind of broke after the Orlando theme parks. 😛 Nevertheless, our time at Cape Canaveral was … More Live rocket launches and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral + our 3-year anniversary!
After my jungle adventure in Bukit Lawang, I headed to Berastagi next, a town in the highlands further south in Sumatra. Berastagi is known as a stop-over town on the way to Lake Toba (a more popular site in Sumatra). It’s often skipped over by tourists, but since I had the time, I figured I … More Indonesia days 7-9: Berastagi highlands + sunrise hike at Sibayak Volcano
After a fun-packed start to our Colorado trip last weekend, Joe and I stayed in Crested Butte for one more week. This past week was more low-key as Joe was “working from the mountain” on weekdays, while I hiked on my own and relaxed during the day. After work, we fully took advantage of our … More Hiking and summer mountain vibes in Crested Butte, Colorado
Hello hello! I’m blogging from Crested Butte, Colorado, where Joe and I are visiting for a week. Our first weekend here was packed with fun as it was centered around a wedding as well as spending time with Joe’s family. Get ready for a lot of photos. 🙂 Friday: travel to Crested Butte + pre-wedding … More Outdoorsy weekend in Crested Butte, Colorado + mountaintop wedding
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 + six years of blogging
And a new week begins! I’m back from a weekend trip to Kasol, a riverside town famous for cultivating the best hashish in India. Kasol was on my radar as it was all the buzz among travelers I met; people raved about its chiller atmosphere, unique scenery, and less commercial vibes than Manali (spoiler alert … More India days 26-28: weekend in stoner town of Kasol + visiting Malana Village