All tagged Travel

Weekend Escape : Seattle

To combat SF's freezing, foggy summer, we escaped up to sunny Seattle for a weekend. We spent the long summer days wandering the city and catching up with old friends. Great food, sunshine and tasty drinks filled our days. It was so nice to get out of the fog and be reminded that real, actual summer exists. Just not in San Francisco.

Wanderlusting 2018

If 2017 was the year of the tropical vacation, what does that mean for 2018? I'm wanderlusting hard right now, probably because it's seems like winter in The City won't end. But, I'm indecisive and need some help. 

Koh Samui Travel Guide

It takes nearly 24 hours of travel to get from San Francisco to Koh Samui, but every hour is worth it. Think white sand, palm trees and amazing food. The island is perfectly sized for exploring via motorbike, but it's still big enough to get lost. It's the definition of tropical paradise. Hot sunny days with a light breeze, occasional downpours that offer up a perfect excuse for an afternoon nap, and super friendly people. Getting here takes effort, but the payoff was almost immediate. When we pulled up our villa and were greeted with cool wash clothes and iced tea, I felt welcome and immediately relaxed. 

Best Island in Thailand?

White sand beaches, palm trees, turquoise waters and amazing food. Thailand fully lives up to the hype. We spent a week on the island of Koh Samui for our friend's amazing destination wedding. The island really is the perfect size. Not too big, not too small, and packed perfectly with adventures. But, if you're looking for pristine, untouched Thailand you'll have to venture off Koh Samui and into the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

Singapore Travel Guide : Part 1

Singapore is said to be a foodie haven, a modern metropolis, and has one of the highest number of malls per kilometer in the world. The city-state is frequently used as a jumping off point for many Southeast Asian destinations, and our weekend trip was basically an extended layover on our way to Thailand. Once you recover from the 17-hour flight (SFO to Singapore), you'll quickly realize a couple of things: