What to do in Napa

My husband and I are not really wine drinkers, but we do enjoy taking day trips to wine country to visit some of the beautiful wineries and sample the great food that the area has to offer. Here are some of our favorites spots... Castello Di Amorosa When we go to Napa, we usually go... Continue Reading →

What to do in Oahu

If you're looking for a relaxing vacation, look no further than the Lanikai Beach area of Oahu. Usually when we travel, I tend to pack a ton of activities into each day, since I want to make the most out of each chance to travel we get. But traveling to Hawaii is a great chance... Continue Reading →

What to Know Before Visiting Muir Woods

Growing up in Northern California, I've been lucky enough to take a few trips to Muir Woods. I remember the way the air smells when you step out of the car and are surrounded by these towering giants. Muir Woods is great because it's quite accessible, even for people with disabilities or children in small... Continue Reading →

Sacramento’s Japantown

Did you know that Sacramento was once home to one of the largest Japantowns in America? Although today there are only three remaining Japantowns in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose, not too long ago, Sacramento had its own sizeable Japantown. This weekend, I visited the CA Museum’s Kokoro Exhibit, which has an encore... Continue Reading →

A Perfect Day in DUMBO

Last weekend, my husband and I visited New York for our friend's wedding. Our hotel was in Brooklyn and within easy walking distance to the DUMBO area. For people like me who didn't know what the heck DUMBO stood for, it's not referring to the sad cartoon elephant. DUMBO, Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass,... Continue Reading →

A Weekend in Philly

The first time I went to Philadelphia, I didn't have such a great impression. Maybe it was the 90% humidity or the way the roaches emerged at night and scuttled across the sidewalk. However, last weekend, we were in Philly again for a friend's wedding and despite a little rain, we had a really fun... Continue Reading →

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