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Travel Guide to Kyoto

Travel Guide to Kyoto

Kyoto is a special place for all Japanese. The former capital of Japan is filled with sublime gardens, tranquil temples and streets that are filled with old world charm. Tak and I stayed for three days and two nights in Kyoto and had so much […]

10 Reasons to Go to Japan

10 Reasons to Go to Japan

I can’t believe it but I’m going to Japan in a month and a half. It feels surreal. This time I am going with Tak for the first time together so I am super excited for us to experience a place together that is so […]

Crabbing in Captree Park, Long Island

Crabbing in Captree Park, Long Island

A few weekends ago, I visited Dave, a friend from high school. It’s so nice to meet up with him and see how much our lives have changed but still share something common from the past, like having been to the same high school in […]

Best Winery Tour in Long Island

Best Winery Tour in Long Island

You can find the Japanese version of this article here. Can I be brutally honest? Summer in NYC is not that great! it’s just too hot and humid to enjoy any activity you might be doing. This being like my 5th summer in the city, […]

Weekend Guide to Philadelphia

Weekend Guide to Philadelphia

I went to Philadelphia with Takashi over Memorial Day weekend and I’m finally having the chance to sit down and write about it! My friends have asked me why out of all the places we could go to, we chose Philadelphia. Well, living in New […]

Top 9 Destinations on the Pacific Coast Highway

Top 9 Destinations on the Pacific Coast Highway

First off, I apologize for being MIA, I didn’t realize a whole month has flown by since my last post! Over the past month I took two trips, one of which I’m sharing with you today, and last week I celebrated my boyfriend’s birthday and […]

A Weekend Guide to Catskills, NY: Bachelorette Edition

A Weekend Guide to Catskills, NY: Bachelorette Edition

Last September, my friend’s bridesmaids planned a chill and relaxing bachelorette party in Hunter, NY 3 hour north of the city by car (maybe more with traffic, which you will most certainly hit, booo). I thought it was perfect for the bride-to-be since she loves outdoors activities. […]

A Weekend Guide to Aguadilla, PR

A Weekend Guide to Aguadilla, PR

Back in January, my friends, the boyfriend, and I took a quick 3-night trip to Aguadilla in Puerto Rico to get away from the hustle & bustle of the city. We didn’t really know what to expect, but the trip turned out to be just […]