SF opening up again: picnic with friends + arts & crafts + new hikes

Hello to my friends in the blogosphere! Since we last talked, San Francisco has slowly been opening up and it’s really livened the atmosphere around here. It still feels like SF is the most conservative city in the U.S. right now in terms of COVID precautions: everyone wears face masks, restaurants/stores/businesses are still closed…the good … More SF opening up again: picnic with friends + arts & crafts + new hikes

Antisocial adventure + finally exploring D.C. + staying present with “limbo”

It’s been an interesting week, that’s for sure. After my spiritual retreat two weekend ago, I was “glowing” for a few days recapping my experience to my eager friends and coworkers – I was hugely touched by how genuinely interested loved ones were in hearing about this unique experience, and sharing let me re-live it … More Antisocial adventure + finally exploring D.C. + staying present with “limbo”

Abrupt transition + a very SF weekend + Ocean Beach bonfire

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

My 25th birthday!! Beer bicycle + Pacifica hike + other Labor Day fun + new chapter and here to stay

Hey guys! Guess what? I turned 25 years old!! My quarter-century birthday was last week and it definitely went down as one of my favorites, if not my all time favorite yet. My actual birthday was on Thursday, and I rang it in by hanging with Julia, Rahul, and James. They treated me to happy … More My 25th birthday!! Beer bicycle + Pacifica hike + other Labor Day fun + new chapter and here to stay

Pacific Coast Highway road trip: San Francisco to San Diego

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