Travel Guide to Newport, RI

Newport, RI is one of the cutest little beachy New England towns. It reminds me of my home, California, with it's ocean views, cliffs, and delish food. The town is rich (literally & figuratively) with history of the world's social elites during the Gilded Age. Combine that with quintessential New England charm (lobster rolls, yachts, … Continue reading Travel Guide to Newport, RI

NYC Food Guide

If you know me at all, then you know that I LOVE FOOD. My favorite thing to do in a big city is to eat my way through it. Literally. The worst part for me about traveling is getting too full and not being able to eat anymore... I'm lucky that I can go to … Continue reading NYC Food Guide

A Weekend in New York City

I had the most soul nourishing weekend with a group of Persian friends I had in college who came to NYC for the first time. Since living in CT, I've been much less exposed to that culture and have had to trade chicken barg and tahdig with lobster rolls and pizza. I'm not sure what … Continue reading A Weekend in New York City

Lisbon, Portugal – Travel Guide

Lisbon, Portugal reminded me so so much of San Francisco, California. It made me feel right at home since SF is one of my home cities. The cable cars, the hills, the bridge that is a REPLICA of the Golden Gate, and the bay all made me feel like I had just stepped back home … Continue reading Lisbon, Portugal – Travel Guide

Charlotte, NC – An Unexpected Trip

After spending the weekend with my best friend in Dallas, TX, I had a short 30 min connection in Charlotte, NC during my flight home to CT. However, the plane leaving Dallas got delayed unexpectedly when a flight attendant was late to work and we couldn't leave without her, and I had a feeling I … Continue reading Charlotte, NC – An Unexpected Trip

Dallas, TX – Travel Guide

One of my childhood best friends recently moved to Dallas, TX from Philadelphia and for part of her birthday present, her dad flew me out to spend the weekend with her and celebrate. (pause for a moment of gratitude for being so blessed and having these opportunities to travel) It was my first time in … Continue reading Dallas, TX – Travel Guide

Algarve, Portugal – Travel Journal

I arrived to Faro, Portugal from Dublin and immediately felt like I stepped into some Disneyland type vacation resort. The sun was setting, palm trees galore, and the airport boasted wide, open spaces and white walls. After taking a bus downtown to my hostel and checking in, I was lured to the center of the … Continue reading Algarve, Portugal – Travel Journal