When I found myself in Williamsburg four weekends in a row, I knew it had become one of my favorite weekend escapes from Manhattan. Williamsburg is usually less crowded, it has a more neighborhood-y vibe, and it reminded me a lot of the laid back weekends I would spend in San Francisco. Having gone so… Read More »Things to Do in Williamsburg: Perfect 1-Day Itinerary
During Labor Day weekend, I got a taste of the east coast beach life by visiting Hilton Head Island. In my head, I couldn’t imagine the beaches on the east coast to be better than the beaches we had access to while living on the west coast. But a visit to Hilton Head Island completely… Read More »7 Amazing Things to Do on Hilton Head Island
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When news of the vaccine came out, the wheels in my head immediately started turning. What destinations were on my bucket list again? Where should I travel to first? I was excited and overwhelmed at the same time. Dreaming about travel again reminded me of one of my favorite trips to-date: our first trip to… Read More »10 Day Europe Itinerary: How to Plan a Magical Trip
Updated: May 3rd, 2021 When I was a college student at Berkeley, taking road trips to Southern California (my friends and I call it SoCal!) was one of my FAVORITE things to do. Going down south meant I could escape the “cold” Bay Area weather, lounge on beautiful beaches, and eat delicious Asian food. I’m… Read More »7 Fun Things to Do in Long Beach CA
Updated: Dec 14th, 2021 Note: this post contains affiliate links From starting college to now working my fourth job, I’ve spent a decade in the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s the longest I’ve lived in one place, and over the years I’ve been on countless road trips from San Francisco. Whether it’s to the beach,… Read More »8 Fantastic Road Trips from San Francisco
Updated: Apr 21st, 2021 Big Island couldn’t have been a more perfect destination to begin my travels again. Now that things are more open than ever, especially in Hawaii, I think I planned my best 7 day itinerary yet for this trip to the Big Island. To be fair, my boyfriend and I had been… Read More »Amazing 7 Day Itinerary for Big Island Hawaii
Airbnbs are replacing hotels for me. They tend to be cheaper, more roomy, and offer the same amenities as my home (e.g. a kitchen). In 2021, they serve even bigger purposes. Whether that’s a change of scenery, a temporary space for remote work, or a spa retreat. And there is quite a selection to choose… Read More »Airbnbs in California: Top 20 Stays in 2021
Updated: Dec 8th, 2021 Travel up for snow and down for beaches. That’s California for you in a nutshell. While many people come to the San Francisco Bay Area for tech jobs and a good salary, they stay for the ocean, mountains, food, and good company. After almost a decade of living in the San… Read More »Bay Area Romantic Getaways: 6 Ideas
A list of things to do, spots to eat, and places to stay in Maui, Hawaii that’ll guarantee a good time!