Traveling – Carmel for Labor Day Weekend

We considered taking a babymoon during this pregnancy and decided against it because I would probably feel more uncomfortable on a plane and sleeping in a different bed at this stage than it would be to stay at home. This past Labor Day weekend offered an opportunity to do a short getaway to Carmel. It […]

Traveling – Two Meals in Half Moon Bay

Seafood in seaside towns are often some of the best. This is why we only wanted to eat seafood during our short stay in Half Moon Bay. Here are two notable meals we had. The Fisherman’s Taverna Right off the main street heading in to the town was a corner lot that looked much like […]

Michelin Star and Other Good Restaurants in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is super rich with Michelin starred eateries. There are so many restaurants in general so the chances of boasting more Michelin star winners is higher. I’ve been to Hong Kong twice and had a chance to try some of the winning restaurants. Of course, I can’t afford or get in to the 3 […]

Traveling – Hong Kong Food

In my limited overseas travel, I find that my favorite foods from other countries tend to be fruits and vegetables. Some are simply too perishable to transport and others just taste differently in a different country. Thai green beans tasted so different in Thailand in an indescribable way. I mean, we have lots of green […]

Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey

Last weekend, we spend a day trip in Monterey for a friend’s birthday. The weather could not be more perfect for a seaside hang out. The morning started at Water + Leaves, a coffee shop on Fisherman’s Wharf. Pretty much the coolest blank-plus-blank name ever, right? Frankly,  I never expected Monterey to have something so cool. […]

Sonoma 2016 – Goose and Gander

The Napa Valley has so much great food and small cities to enjoy. For a recent bachelorette party, we dined at Goose and Gander in St. Helena. I split with my friend and here was our small spread.   Cucumber Collins ($13) – Square One Cucumber Vodka, Yuzu Lemon, Fresh and pickled cucumber slices, Huckleberries, […]

Sonoma 2016 – Frank Family Vineyards – El Dorado Kitchen – AirBnB

A few weeks back, I went to my good friend’s bachelorette getaway in Sonoma. We stayed at the cutest AirBnB ever. Totes perf for a girl’s trip. It looked like someone bought all the teal and moroccan patterned items from Home Goods and decorated the home. We arrived on a Friday afternoon and cooked a […]

Portland 2016 Recap Part 2 – All the vlogs

The last post would be too long if I put in all the video blogs so here’s a recap of Portland in video form. Enjoy!

Portland 2016 Recap

A few weekends ago, we took a quick trip to Portland. Virgin America had a great flight deal. We paid about $200 RT for two people and a baby (no charge). Here is a summary of our 3.5 days there. A trip to Portland is not complete without a cappuccino at Stumptown Coffee Roasters. Must […]

Maui 2016 – Road to Hana, Famous Banana Bread, Black Sand Beach, Ae’s Thai Kitchen

Our final full day in Maui was spent doing an impromptu drive on the Road to Hana. We originally didn’t plan on going here because the windy road did not seem baby-friendly. Our Haiku AirBnB was actually on the Hana Highway so we decided to just drive along and see the first few stops then […]