The Colorful Brilliance of Bo-Kaap, Cape Town

Though I did get a bit lost on the way to Bo-Kaap, assuming that I’d easily stumble upon this lovely neighborhood, for more navigationally-savvy individuals it’s about a ten-minute walk from the center of Cape Town, South Africa. You’ll know immediately when you arrive at Bo-Kaap, formerly known as the Malay Quarter, when you’re suddenly walking on cobblestone streets lined with the…
View Post
Share:

Jane on Filmore

The Jane on Filmore is bustling in the morning hours with super fit parents grabbing on-the-go bites with their well-dressed babies, people having meetings over coffee and individuals working on their laptops at the coffee bar… and then there’s me in the corner booth (score!) clearly documenting my delightful morning experience for my blog. Completely separate from the food, this…
View Post
Share:

RAW Sugar Factory

Best thing to do on a gloomy, rainy Friday? Start the weekend early with a boozy brunch! My sister and I headed over to the RAW Sugar Factory in the Mission District this past weekend, snagged a nice, spacious booth by the window and literally shut the place down. Proudly. The mimosa game here goes hard. For $20, go all…
San Francisco
View Post
Share:

The Great American Eclipse of 2017

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 was one of the most anticipated events of the summer. It was the first solar eclipse since 1918 to perfectly line up across the country, coast to coast, so it’s no surprise that people went crazy trying to get the best view of this big moment. Making its way from Oregon to South Carolina,…
Oregon
View Post
Share:

The Andaz Mayakoba, Where Luxury and Nature Collide

Isn’t it always the case that when you decide you’re going to give your phone a rest, you end up needing it the most? There I was laying out on my balcony couch, enjoying the tranquil views of the lagoon, devouring a surprise delivery of fresh guacamole and chips, when all the sudden I see an animal. This ruthless, though surprisingly…
Playa Del Carmen
View Post
Share: