This past weekend was quite the rollercoaster! Between a last minute decision to head up to Tahoe and then getting snowed in an extra day from a huge blizzard, last weekend definitely had its fair share of crazy stories and memories. Friday – last minute drive up to Tahoe The decision to go up to Tahoe … More Spontaneous, snowy, ski weekend in Tahoe
I’ve been looking forward to this long weekend ever since the holidays only 3 weeks ago, ha…my friend Julian and I decided to head down to Catalina Island off the coast of LA. Julian and I both gravitate towards active travel and we were so looking forward to this weekend of warm(ish) weather, diving, hiking, … More Active weekend in Catalina Island
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
After a very active and busy first few days in Guatemala, the second part of my trip was spent relaxing in gorgeous Lake Atitlan. There are several towns surrounding the lake, and I chose to stay in San Marcos since it’s known for its hippie community, gorgeous surrounding nature, and relaxing vibes over more popular … More Guatemala days 3-5: Hippie vibes and restoration in Lake Atitlan
My Guatemala solo trip was a short but very sweet one. The trip was basically divided into two parts: a very active portion and then relaxing and restorative portion. The first two days were on the active side so let’s dive right in to that. Day 1: Exploring Antigua + reconnecting with Jared I took … More Guatemala days 1-2: Exploring colorful Antigua + epic hike up Acatenango Volcano
Aloha!! 🙂 It’s been a wonderful few days over here. Last week was basically spent solidifying things for my new job, closing things out from my current, and thinking about what to do with my time in between…there was lots of planning and moving parts but things are finally settled. My last day is this … More I have my life back + ocean beach adventure + another trip!
Hey there!! I’m feeling 100% healthy again after a very solitary week of recovery. This past weekend, I wanted to simplify things and enjoy life in SF after a few weeks of traveling and then jumping straight into work…and so emerging into the weekend, I was excited be active and social again and also spend … More Outdoorsy weekend in SF + Point Reyes day trip
It’s been a week since my trip, and I have about a million thoughts to share. I’ve been keeping in touch with my backpacking friends from Colombia all week, sharing pictures and hearing about each other’s continued travels or life back home…it’s beyond heartwarming to know that our world is getting smaller, and I love … More Life and reflection after Colombia
My last few days in Colombia were spent relaxing in a little town called Salento, in the heart of Colombia’s coffee triangle. Like Medellin, Salento was also not originally on my itinerary, but since I was already in the area and I am a huge coffee nerd, I couldn’t say no to visiting. And so, … More Colombia days 10-12: coffee, hiking & horses in Salento + can’t believe I made it
These past 3 days I spent in Medellin, one of Colombia’s most popular cities due to its reputation for a violent history of cocaine trafficking. The city has gone through a lot of changes and today it’s one of the most beautiful cities in the world, in my opinion :). As you may know from … More Colombia days 7-9: deep appreciation in Medellin + paragliding!