Tags archives: personal

  • Tulips in Holland

  • Tulips galore! Fuzzy tulips, striped tulips, huge dinner plate-sized tulips, and tulips masquerading as peonies. We purposely timed our visit to Holland with the end of April to catch all the tulips in bloom. It was an easy day trip from Amsterdam to visit the gardens at Keukenhof and the surroundin[...]
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Amsterdam! My friends Sun and Elliot have been living in Amsterdam for about two years now, and I've had it on my list to visit, especially since no one has anything but glowing reviews for the city. So we made our visit in the spring, just in time for tulip season. I'm saving the actual tulip field[...]
  • Berlin, Germany

  • In April, Justin and I made a little Europe trip for two weeks and visited some friends in Amsterdam and Berlin. In Berlin, Justin got to meet up with a friend from Shanghai who lives in western Germany, and I got to meet up with my friend Talya, who's now an opera singer with Oper Komische Berlin. [...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | April-May, 2017

  • Everyday adventures around the Bay, from April to May!Open Studios in the Mission.  This last little one is my watercolor kit! Happy Birthday, Tiffany!New ramen spot in Soma.Silly creative entrepreneur friends.Kev, Jenny and Ellie visit the Bay! At Tartine Manufacto[...]
  • Austin, Texas | April, 2017

  • We visited Austin, Texas, for our friends Colman and Amaris' wedding this spring and of course squeezed in a bunch of tasty food and a few neighborhood explorations while we were in town. See below for some of my snapshots from the trip!Torchy's Tacos with our friend Connie:  Wandering aro[...]
  • Portland | March, 2017

  • I visited Portland in late March to catch up with Angela and Chase for their portrait session and to just visit my friend Yifan and explore the city. it turned out to be a characteristic rainy/sunny mix for the season, but we still had plenty of mini adventures around the area.A wonderful te[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | March, 2017

  • March! Champagne, museums, the symphony, and a couple gardens. See my local travelogues below. Cheers! Champagne date with Rachael, Amanda, & Bri.Bouquets to Art at the deYoung Museum: a variety of floral designers create their own installations inspired by the art in the museum. [...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | February, 2017

  • Travelogues from around the Bay Area, February, 2017. We kick it off with a multi-birthday celebration at Leo's Oyster Bar!Favorite.Tuesdays Together San Francisco, a gathering of creative entrepreneurs.Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek.Giant aloe plants! Mom for scale. [...]
  • Philly | Winter, 2017

  • Snippets from three different trips to Philly, December, January, & March, smushed into one blog post.Ramen at Yamitsuki in Chinatown.A little Christmas market at a garden in Fishtown.   Mexican Modernism at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.Frida Kahlo... the first self portra[...]
  • New York City | December, 2016

  • Over Christmas, Justin and I popped over from Philadelphia to New York City for a weekend filled wth art museums, Jewish and Chinese eateries, and other wanderings.Would you believe I've never ever been to the Guggenheim before? I finally made a visit thanks to my SFMOMA membership, which includ[...]
  • Atlanta | November, 2016

  • Thanksgiving in Atlanta! I met up with Justin's family for the long weekend and even snuck in a photoshoot while I was there. Have a little glimpse at my trip below.Six Flags Over Georgia.Happy Thanksgiving!Krog Street Market   Making use of my reciprocal museum membership[...]