I just got back from a trip to NYC to visit family last week, and of course, one of the absolute best things about this city is all the amazing food! I thought I’d share some of my favorite restaurants/eateries from my trip and recommendations I have for any foodie traveling to the city. Note- … More Eating My Way Through NYC
How do I summarize an experience to a country that has impacted my life on so many levels? Well it hasn’t been easy, to say the least.A precursor to what you are about to read is that this post has been one of the toughest I’ve written so far. Not only did I battle a … More Las Caritas De La Selva
I know I know… Some may say my title for this post is a bit biased based on the fact that Madeira is the island where my dad is from and one of my personal favorite vacation spots. My first international flight ever (and first trip in general) was to Madeira when I was about 4 years … More Madeira: The Best Island in Europe?
It’s been about a year since I went to Paris. I stopped in the city on my way back from Bali for two nights. This was actually my second time being there; I originally went in 2012 for 6 days with my brother and cousin while backpacking all throughout Europe. I must admit, though, I have … More Why I Didn’t Fall in Love with Paris
My love for coffee initially started my sophomore year at SF State. I had my first ever 8 AM class and as a commuter, I’d have to get up around 5:30 AM ( or earlier!) to make sure I was on the Bart train by 6:45 am. I started hitting the nearest Starbucks every morning … More But First, Coffee.
There are certain questions that I am always asked about that deal with some pretty common and well known travel stereotypes and presumptions. Particularly (and my all time favorite) all travelers are fearless. So, I thought it would be fun to compile a list of the 5 biggest stereotypes I come across and set the record straight … More 5 Myths About Being a Traveler
Italy has always been one of those countries I have been dying to visit for years. After two years of taking Italian in college and a failed attempt at studying abroad in Milan, I was anxious to make it happen. So when I found out we’d be stopping there on our way back from Bali, I was ecstatic. The landscapes … More 8 Things Italians do Better