Travel, Blogging & Business Recap: February 2019

Ah, February. We have a love-hate relationship: it’s a short month, which means less time to earn traffic and income. It’s also the most miserable winter month for me and my mental health, which is made more difficult when I’m self-employed. Despite these hurdles, this month actually turned out pretty good from a blogging and … Continue Reading

My Tieks Review: Everything to Know About My Favorite Flats from 2016-2019

Everybody raves about Tieks, but are they worth it? Here’s my honest review of whether Tieks are worth the price – one year after buying my first pair.

3 Days in San Francisco: The Perfect Weekend Itinerary

Before I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, I had visited a few times: for a friend’s birthday, for another friend’s wedding, for work. I could see what people liked about San Francisco, and why they’d want to visit. The fog, affectionately nicknamed Karl the Fog, is sort of magical as it rolls in … Continue Reading

3 Days in Siskiyou County: A Weekend at Mount Shasta

Looking for an unconventional Bay Area getaway? Northern California is calling! It’s easy to get hooked on weekends up in Marin or fleeing to Tahoe whenever you need a break from the bustle of San Francisco. There’s so much more to explore beyond these well-trod paths. I took a recent trip to Siskiyou County, one of the … Continue Reading

3 Days in Carmel: A Luxe, Relaxing Weekend Getaway

San Francisco is technically on the Pacific Ocean, but it doesn’t really have that seaside vibe. Instead, most Bay Area folks flock out to the smaller coastal communities when we want to breathe the ocean air and relax a bit. Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the top places to spend a weekend away from the Bay, … Continue Reading

10 Essentials You Need to Pack for San Francisco

Unsure what to pack for San Francisco? It can be tough since the weather changes so much! Here is my perfect packing list for a trip to SF.

The Ultimate 10-Day Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip Guide

Is a Pacific Coast Highway road trip on your bucket list? It was on mine too, before I made the trip! Here are all the amazing places you can experience along the PCH.

3 Days in Joshua Tree: The Perfect Weekend Itinerary

One of the best parts of living in California is the wide range of weekend travel opportunities. From my home in the Bay Area, I can easily explore the coast ? (Marin or the Central Coast), the mountains ? (Yosemite & Tahoe), the forest ? (the Coastal or Giant Redwoods), or the desert ? (Joshua … Continue Reading

3 Days in Yosemite: An Outdoor Weekend Itinerary

Yosemite may not be the first national park, but it’s certainly among the most popular and beloved. Home to stunning megaliths of rock, beautiful waterfalls, and a sweeping valley that captures the heart of every traveler who lays eyes on it – just like it did to John Muir. I took a weekend trip to … Continue Reading