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 →

Two Days in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium was one of my favorite cities we visited. I fell in love with the medieval architecture, rambling cobblestone streets, chocolate shops, and walkability. Bruges is essentially built in the shape of a circle (since back in the day it was a walled city surrounded by gates and moats). And you can walk from... Continue Reading →

Traveling with Motion Sickness

I love to travel, but I have also dealt with motion sickness my whole life. I’ve gotten sick in places near and far, from the Governor’s Mansion, to a tiny island in Thailand, to a trashcan in Universal Studios Japan. Since I was old enough to ride in any type of moving vehicle, I've gotten... Continue Reading →

Experiencing Fall in Kyoto

Fall is one of my favorite seasons in Japan, and although the weather is quickly transitioning to winter, I thought it would be fun to revisit this post I wrote in November 20, 2012 for my Japan blog: Going to Kyoto to enjoy red leaves has become somewhat of a tradition. For the third year... Continue Reading →

What to Pack for Iceland by Activity

The flight  If you're cheap like me and take WOW air into Iceland, be prepared. There is literally nothing included with this flight. And I'm not talking about oh, they only have "Keeping up with the Kardashians" as their in flight entertainment. I'm talking, they literally don't even have screens for any free inflight entertainment,... Continue Reading →

What I Heard About Iceland

This past week, my husband and I spent a handful of days in Iceland. Although many of my friends have been to Iceland before and have shared their photos of emo fluffy Icelandic ponies, their recommendations, and stories, Iceland is one of those places that you have to experience for yourself to truly grasp the... Continue Reading →

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