Girls Afternoon Out: High Tea at Crown & Crumpet, San Francisco, California

So this past weekend I went to high tea at Crown & Crumpet in the Japantown area of San Francisco. It’s a cute little British teahouse popular amongst women to grab tea and treats. They also have a room for private events, which is where I was for a baby shower. {Getting There} Crown & Crumpet is in the Free People Building across from Hotel … Continue reading Girls Afternoon Out: High Tea at Crown & Crumpet, San Francisco, California

The Best Places For Legit Indian Food in San Francisco, California

Across San Francisco you’ll find a variety of Indian food ranging in type, price, and ambience. India is such a large country with so much diversity within its borders. Each state is like its own micro-country with its own language, cuisine and culture. The grand binding trait being religion as the vast majority of Indians are Hindu. In this post I will share several of … Continue reading The Best Places For Legit Indian Food in San Francisco, California

Easy to Use, Free App to Stay Organized Before, During, and After Traveling: Trello

Most people do at least some research about their destination before they head out. You might have collected restaurant, bar, entertainment and shopping recommendations from your friends. So where do you organize and store all of that info? And how do you ensure it’s accessible during your travels? The answer: Trello. So I’m totally nerding out right now but I live in Silicon Valley…what do … Continue reading Easy to Use, Free App to Stay Organized Before, During, and After Traveling: Trello

Cheaper Alternative to Packing Cubes: for Petite Women Travelers

My cheaper alternative to packing cubes is large (gallon size) re-sealable aka ziploc bags. This is a #TravelHack that works for petite women since our clothes are so small! I tried to pack my husband’s clothes in re-sealable bags too. It didn’t work. So for all the elbows to the face while clubbing, having to stand on stools to reach our kitchen cabinets, and awkwardness getting … Continue reading Cheaper Alternative to Packing Cubes: for Petite Women Travelers

Getting Off the Beaten Path in the Dominican Republic

Most people who visit the Dominican Republic fly directly in and out of Punta Cana and never visit the rest of the country. Most people are unaware of the rich history of the country and the historical sites such as Alcázar de Colón in the country’s capitol, Santa Domingo. This was the home of Diego Columbus, Christopher Columbus’s first-born, gifted to him from the Spanish King … Continue reading Getting Off the Beaten Path in the Dominican Republic

Want to Travel Solo But Not Sure Where to Start?

Traveling solo has been an incredibly enriching experience for me. And in this article I am going to share some tips on how others that are even remotely interested, can prepare themselves mentally and emotionally, tactically and financially. I was a late bloomer. Unlike most my of peers, when we 18 and fresh grads out of high school, who were ready to fly far far … Continue reading Want to Travel Solo But Not Sure Where to Start?

Stylish Outfits for Petite Women to Wear On Planes

I’ve read some great articles about what to wear on planes and in transit. But very few of the articles take petite womens needs into consideration. For instance, all of the articles I read suggest maxi dresses. I LOVE maxi dresses and I wish I could wear them but at almost 5′ tall, I just drown in most of them. So I decided to write … Continue reading Stylish Outfits for Petite Women to Wear On Planes

9 Faux Pas When Seeking Travel Advice from Your Travel Blogger Friends/Acquaintances

I love talking about travel and sharing specific and personalized travel tips, advice and info. But I don’t love when people abuse my time and generosity, which happens often in this world as most people don’t realize how personal and subjective traveling is. So today I’m sharing 9 Don’t Do’s, when it comes to asking your travel blogger or avid traveler friends for travel advice. … Continue reading 9 Faux Pas When Seeking Travel Advice from Your Travel Blogger Friends/Acquaintances

Fly Return or Two 1-Ways to Kona & Hilo? What To Consider; Big Island, Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii has two major airports, Kona and Hilo. I’m currently planning a trip there now and I’ve been debating about whether to fly round trip or do, two one- ways. I’ve decided to fly round trip to Kailua-Kona airport because I can fly direct from San Francisco and because I am staying on the island long enough (8 full days to … Continue reading Fly Return or Two 1-Ways to Kona & Hilo? What To Consider; Big Island, Hawaii