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On-deck: Portland, Oregon

25 July 2016

Let's Go To: San Francisco, California


It's true, I left my heart in San Francisco. I'm also wondering why I don't visit more often! Actually, I know why. Whenever I fly up to Northern California, it's for Napa Valley and never have enough time for San Francisco. Thanks to reasonable airfare and the Courtyard by Marriott Union Square, I was able to make a much needed trip up to Fog City.

Even though real estate is ridiculous in San Francisco, I can see why. It's such a beautiful, diverse and green (literally and figuratively!) city. The cuisine choices are endless and there's constantly things to do. If anyone wants to move there with me, let me know!

But until then, I've curated a list of my favorite places, new and old in San Francisco. Enjoy!

18 July 2016

Featured Friends: Wendy from The Frolic Project

London Eye

Hi fellow wanderlusters! If you want to get to know a super cool gal, you're in the right place. Today I have one of my Insta-Gal-Pals here to grace us with her presence. Wendy and I've been following each other for a long time. We bonded over coffee (or food? Probably both!) and ended up trading numbers in hopes of getting together since we're both in the L.A area. At this point she feels like one of my best friends seeing as we text each other...a lot, haha!

Anyway. She's a fabulous person, a great friend and I knew my readers would enjoy getting to know her too! Read below as she discusses her travel experiences along with her beautiful pictures. Don't forget to follow her on Instagram and visit her blog!

11 July 2016

Let's Go To: Las Vegas, Nevada


Oh, Vegas. Vegas is such a crazy place. If you've ever been, you know what I mean. If you haven't, you should experience it at least once in your lifetime. There's unlicensed characters walking around asking for money, you can drink alcohol freely on the streets, it can take you 30 minutes to get from your room to the front desk of your own hotel, there's magic shows and the city falls asleep around 7:00AM.

Being in LA, it only takes about 4 hours to drive out here and I don't know why I don't more often! This time around, I was mainly here for EDC Vegas but tacked on a few more days to enjoy Vegas after the festival ended. So much fun!

Here are my favorite spots in Vegas:

04 July 2016

Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas, Nevada


Even people that know me well were surprised to hear that I was attending EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival). It’s always been one of my 'Bucket List' items in life as I enjoy various styles of EDM (Electric Dance Music). EDC? EDM? If this sounds foreign to you, perhaps these famous artists may ring a bell: Zedd, Tiesto, Alesso, Calvin Harris, The ChainSmokers, Steve Aoki – I can go on but I'm guessing you get the idea now!

27 June 2016

Review: Erin Condren's Travel Line & Updated Travel Plans


I'm one of those people that adore stationery and need it to keep my life in order. I also grew up in Japan where having cute little agendas is part of the culture. For the past 3 years, I've been using the Erin Condren Life Planner. You're either a part of the cult following or you're not, simple as that. I'm so picky even I surprised myself by using the same planner 3 years in a row!

20 June 2016

Featured Friends: Alex from My Life Long Holiday

Florence, Italy

Hi, friends! I'm beyond excited today to kick start my new project: Featured Friends. I asked on Instagram for people to e-mail me if they wanted to be featured here on my blog and was so thrilled to hear from some of you! I wanted to create this space to introduce other Travel Bloggers since that's the kind of support I received when I first started blogging.

Anyway, I'm so happy to introduce Alex from My Life Long Holiday today! I love that we're both travelers yet so different; she has a family of her own and 3 children, I'm single and can't even grow a plant, she has a ton of European experiences and I have very little - and so much more! Enjoy!
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