Exploring Michigan’s Lakeshore

During the fall colors in October, R and I drove up to Traverse City, Michigan. Now, a few months later we headed back to Michigan for a weekend getaway at a friend’s lake house. The trees and flowers were beginning to beautifully bloom, so we made sure to pack extra allergy medicine. This trip we […]

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First vegan brunch & the beach

The longest place I’ve ever lived in is sunny California. For eight years I soaked up the Orange County sun until I moved to Chicago to attend university and where I now work. Although this last minute trip to California was for a memorial service my great aunt, I am thankful I had the chance […]

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Five Days in St. Lucia

Over the long holiday weekend I was lucky to spend a few days visiting my mom on the beautiful island of St. Lucia. This was my fifth trip (I can’t believe I’ve been there so many times already!) to the island and each time I discover something new. This trip was short, just five days […]

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Walking around London – London Part II

 The best way to start a day of sightseeing around London is to grab breakfast and a freshly brewed coffee at Hej Café. A café tucked away between the streets of Bermondsey, Hej offers the best breakfast options, from apple, brie and rocket Panini to a sweet pastry. It’s the perfect café to spend all […]

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Afternoon in London – London Part I

After our quick stop in Amsterdam we flew to London to visit my best friend and spend some time exploring the city. Our flight landed in Luton airport late Saturday morning and by lunch time we were at my best friend’s apartment in London. E and I hadn’t seen each other in four years and […]

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Amsterdam Cuisine

  Our flight to Amsterdam landed late afternoon and a fast 15 minute train ride R and I were in Amsterdam Central station hopping onto our tram to our Airbnb apartment. After so many hours of traveling we were both hungry and excited to see what local cuisine we could find. We decided to stay […]

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Cité

Last Sunday evening, I surprised R with a reservation at Citè Restaurant to celebrate his birthday. All I told him was that it was at an upscale restaurant and hinted that we had biked by the restaurant earlier that day (read about our day here). Our Lyft driver dropped us off at Lake Point Tower, just […]

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Local tourist in Chicago

 It’s always nice to take a break from my hectic schedule and enjoy a day in the city being a tourist. This past weekend R and I celebrated his birthday by spending Sunday as tourists in our beautiful city of Chicago. An old friend (the friend I had visited in South Korea read posts here, […]

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Miami Part II

Traveling to me means exploring new places and discovering local cuisines. One evening a few weeks ago I was scrolling through different blogs when I stumbled upon a post by treats and trends about her experience on the Miami Culinary Tour. After reading about the different foods she tried and seeing the colorful photos of […]

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Miami Part I

Soaking up the sun in Miami over the weekend was exactly what I needed to relax and recharge from a long winter. It was also a chance for me to reunite with my mom, celebrating her birthday, mother’s day and indulging ourselves in Miami culture. Even though I was in Miami for literally almost 48 […]

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