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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What I’ve Learned Living Alone

(Slice of my banana bread I made this weekend and my coffee mug I got for Christmas from my sister; get it here) Last summer I packed up what few things I had and moved into a studio apartment. I moved from living with two boys on the south side of Chicago to living in […]

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Fruitalicious

This past weekend I spent most of my time outdoors, practicing yoga, watching R cut down trees and creating some tropical smoothies for the work week ahead. The warm summer weather inspired me to create a few variations of fruit filled drinks to cheer me up during my early mornings at work. I headed to […]

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Making my own Chocolate

Last year for my birthday I went to St Lucia for a week of sunshine and lying on the beach. As a gift my mom treated me to a chocolate cooking class at Hotel Chocolat, hidden away in the southern part of the island. We spent the morning learning how to make chocolate from scratch using […]

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