This is a hard topic to write about, but I was encouraged to share my thoughts after talking this out with other female travelers on this topic. While I try to use this blog to focus on positive things, I also want to be real in sharing the less glamorous parts of traveling so far. … More Struggling with harassment while solo traveling
I guess I’ll get right to it…I’m dedicating the next chapter of my life to backpack around the world! I’m leaving in 2 weeks, which may sound like short notice, but this has been a LONG time in the making. I just wanted to tell certain people in my life first before they read it … More Sharing some big life news…
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
Today, I want to reflect on why I recently decided to cut alcohol out of my life. I haven’t talked about this much except with some friends and family, but my intention in writing is to share this new part of me and maybe even connect with others out there on a similar journey. Let’s … More Six months sober
Hello my favorite internet friends! I can’t believe we’re already into August. After coming back from our month in Mexico, I basically went into hibernation mode these last two weeks for a few reasons. First, it’s the only time I have before another month of travel. I’ll be on the east coast in New York … More Quiet time in San Francisco sandwiched between travel
5 years ago I decided to start oversharing my life on the internet. I started this blog when I was living in NYC when I was running a ton as I wanted to document my training for different races (see my first post…I feel like I was a different person!). Since then, this has grown … More Happy 5 year anniversary to this blog!
Hey you guys! Things have been pretty tame around here. I skipped last week’s post because there honestly wasn’t much going on, but after racking up a few updates I’m excited to be connect with you all again! Last week I went on my first run in TWO MONTHS. That was my longest break from … More Liberated! + first run nerves + korean bbq celebration + peaceful garden time
The highlight of last week was a gorgeous 3-day stretch when the weather was in the 70s! These days are rare in SF and let me tell you, a 10-degree difference makes the vibe feel like winter versus summer. It felt like the whole city was out-and-about, and I kept telling Joe we NEEDED to … More Dinner with the Haight crew + Marin hike + never-ending plant loop + decorating my kitchen + reflection on fitness during COVID
A few highlights this week! First off, I went on a hike in the neighborhood last week after work. I stumbled upon a park called Interior Green Belt that ended up being a HUGE network of trails with amazing 360 views of the city. I’m surprised no one really mentions this spot since it really … More New local hiking spot + plant crazy apartment + beach day + drink hopping in the Mission + social media insecurities
Without further ado…I present a video tour of my fabulous studio apartment! I’ve been talking about this video for the last few blog posts and it’s so exciting to finally share it. I’ve been living here for a month now and it’s basically been my little project since the new year. Between the always emotional … More Video tour of my studio apartment in the Haight, San Francisco!