February 03, 2020

How to Spend 48 Hours in San Francisco


Travel Guide for San Francisco California

Cue the Full House theme 🎶🎶 


I'll just go out on a limb and say it- traveling to San Francisco is always a good idea! Even if you only have a short amount of time to see it.  I just love its wonderful laid back energy and unique people-watching opportunities. Not to mention finding things to do in San Fran is a snap! It's pretty perfect bucket material, as there are so many famous landmarks to check out. The Golden Gate Bridge, Painted Ladies, and Fisherman’s Wharf... just to name a few.

San Francisco has a reputation of attracting bohemians and free spirits of all types, but it's also a business hub, since the tech industry is based there. So if you're visiting on a work trip for instance, (or just have a really long layover) you might not have as much time as you want to wander...


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January 08, 2020

Do a 30-Day Photo Challenge for the New Year!


Photo by Brown Eyed Flower Child


I've been doing photography for this blog for a long time, and learning how to communicate visually has been a real journey for me.  Obviously, this has meant taking lots and lots (and lots) of photos!  I've cycled in and out of trends and learned that trends are not just for clothes or hairstyles... there are photography trends as well!

For instance, in the early 2010s, it was all about documentation-style details. Everyone was wanted those up-close shots and bokeh backgrounds. But on Instagram, I've noticed that it's more about the wide shot, especially when highlighting travel destinations. People love to be able to picture themselves where you are, and see what you're seeing. Over time, I've adapted and adjusted my style to fit each platform.

Part of the reason I've been able to roll with the punches and not get stuck in a certain style is because I'm always challenging myself. And let's face it, when you've been doing this for a long time, it's pretty certain you might run out of ideas from time to time.

But no worries! If you've been feeling a little bit stale, I think it's a good idea to take a step back, refocus, and do a Photo Challenge!




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January 02, 2020

Journey through 2019 ... Year In Review

East Village New York NYC

So it's 2020. Are you psyched or a little hesitant about the New Year?! I feel mixed things. On one hand, I have the overwhelming feeling that this is going to be a really great year 😎  I'm not sure why! On the other, there's always this nagging notion that time is moving too fast. I wish I could pause the world sometimes rather than feeling like I'm just bouncing from moment to moment. But 2019 sure was an interesting year!


First of all...



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