weekend trip to the Bay Area

Travel Diary: Weekend Trip to the Bay Area

I just got back from a weekend trip to the Bay Area. I love visiting Northern California, it’s such a beautiful and scenic place. It’s climate and natural habitat feels a world away from Southern California. Brisk air, being mostly surrounded by water, and awe-inspiring architecture gives both San Francisco and Oakland a cool, eclectic […]

what to pack for a day at the beach

What to Pack for a Day at the Beach

Ah, summer. Now that we’re near the end of May, I need (not want, but need) a beach day in my life. The yearning to ditch work to go hang out at the beach is real. Oh, but what to pack? Nobody wants to call in sick to work, drive (or fly) all the way to […]