Urban Hikes: San Francisco’s Top Date Hikes

I have been living in the city for almost five months now, and after five straight days of the hustle-and-bustle daily grind, I start to crave a break from the concrete jungle and (plethora) of city smells. While San Francisco is famous for its hilly sidewalk, it’s also got ample green spaces to set your feet down…

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Sumo in San Francisco

Sunday was a pretty epic day for Asian culture in San Francisco. Not only was it free day at the Asian Art Museum (which, according to their Instagram bio is “the largest museum in the western world devoted to Asian art”), but it was also the 2014 Sumo Wrestling Festival & Expo in Japantown. The…

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San Francisco: A Fun and Cheap (Staycation) Itinerary

Finally breaking the radio silence here to announce that we’ve finally moved into our place in San Francisco! The last few weeks have been a pandemonium of apartment searches, prepping for the move, getting things ready here, and settling in. And of course we had to complicate things for ourselves by hosting two dinners, overnight guests,…

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San Francisco in Photos

I recently did a whirlwind (literally less than 48 hours) trip to the Bay Area to help celebrate my grandmother’s 85th birthday! I’ve been playing with the idea of moving back out there, and since the weather was being so kind, I spent a gorgeous afternoon stomping the city’s microhoods, ending with some time at…

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The Mission in Photos

On Sunday, I headed up to Dolores Park in San Francisco. After participating in a robot dance party (see first shot), my boyfriend and I headed back to Mission to explore. It just so happened that it was Sunday Streets, an event modeled after Bogotá, Colombia’s Ciclovía, which according to sundaystreetssf.com is “a day of free, healthy activities…

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de Young Museum in Photos

The de Young Museum is one of my favorite places to visit in San Francisco. It’s nestled in Golden Gate Park, which is a great place to explore once you’re done drinking in the art, and which provides a drop-dead gorgeous backdrop for photos taken from the de Young’s Observation Deck. The de Young’s got…

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