Week in the Life: June 2019

I’m home… for 12 days before heading off on my next adventure. Keep up on Instagram. 🙂 Bachelorette Monday at Native Son, with wine and pasta *We also went to amateur open mic comedy night at Chapter One (6pm-1am in their back room). Happy hour with Elle and friends at El Mercado – I got their happy hour chicken quesadilla and shared shrimp tacos ON … Continue reading Week in the Life: June 2019

Rhine Getaway: Strasbourg, France

We arrived in France after Amsterdam, Cologne, and a slew of German cities. Actually France was on one side of the river and Germany on the other. We drove into Strasbourg for our tour, which began with views of storks and their nests atop every tree by Parc de l’Orangerie. Then, we made it into the city proper. Strasbourg Cathedral Another day, another cathedral. Like … Continue reading Rhine Getaway: Strasbourg, France

Rhine Getaway: Marksburg, Rüdesheim, & Heidelberg

Today’s post is part of a set of posts from my river cruise, which includes Amsterdam and Kinderdijk/Cologne. Marksburg Castle We left the big city (of Cologne) behind and toured some of Germany’s picturesque and historic towns. First stop, Marksburg Castle, another UNESCO site. We toured the medieval fortress and had a bit of time to walk along the water with its luscious rose gardens. … Continue reading Rhine Getaway: Marksburg, Rüdesheim, & Heidelberg

Rhine Getaway: Kinderdijk & Cologne, Germany

Day 2: Kinderdijk, Netherlands We woke up to our first full day on the ship. It was almost exactly how I remembered it: early morning buffet breakfast with the most careful service and fellow travelers bustling around ship. Our first stop in the morning was in Rotterdam, where I stepped outside to check out the city before we left for Kinderdijk and the 19 famous … Continue reading Rhine Getaway: Kinderdijk & Cologne, Germany

Emily & Julie’s Wellness Meet Up

This past Saturday, my little ambition came to life. A few months ago, I met Emily (@marrvelouseats) volunteering at GOOD Fest in LA and once again ran into her at Babes Who Sweat in San Diego. We found out we both actually live in between, in Orange County, and drive to events because we’re both crazy and we haven’t found such a community here. After … Continue reading Emily & Julie’s Wellness Meet Up