Posts Categorized: California

San Diego // Kettle Coffee & Tea

As a blogger/writer, I’m all about finding cute cafés in which to get work done. It’s super easy to pull into a Starbucks (which I love too!), but there’s something really special about finding a cute, non-chain coffee shop at which you can become a regular. Kettle Coffee and Tea in Escondido (North County San… Read more »

San Diego // A Day in Balboa Park
Balboa Park San Diego

A couple of weeks ago, Ilhan and I celebrated his 26th birthday with a date to downtown San Diego and Balboa Park :] We are lucky to get some truly amazing exhibitions in the museums at the park, and I surprised Ilhan with a visit to the Natural History Museum for one about pirates (he… Read more »

Travel Tuesday // San Francisco Weekend, 04

Minimal words today for this installment of our anniversary trip to SF. On our second day there, we ate Bi-Rite ice cream (twice…thanks Kathryn!), people watched in the park by the Painted Ladies, ate late lunch sandwiches and beers at Cressy Field, and just walked around. The best part was when we were driving through… Read more »

Travel Tuesday // San Francisco Weekend, 02

After our glorious lunch, Ilhan and I decided to walk around and just randomly came across Buena Vista Park. Fun fact that I learned: there used to be graves here, but SF had the headstones moved and preserved elsewhere…but not the bodies. GREAT. So there are just a bunch of unmarked graves throughout, how perfect…. Read more »

Travel Tuesday // San Francisco Weekend, 01

I’m actually not finished posting about my Europe travels yet (almost though…only a few more to go, sadly.) but I’m taking a pause to introduce a few installments of Travel Tuesday concerning my weekend trip to San Francisco with Ilhan :] I took around 150 pictures which is definitely too much for one post haha… Read more »

San Diego // Underbelly

So this is my first ever restaurant review post! Miho, I hope you’re proud of me haha. I finally plucked up the courage to shamelessly photograph my food in a public place! A few weekends back, Ilhan picked me up from work after I had been CRAVING some ramen from this place downtown called Underbelly…. Read more »