beantown magic

For a late birthday adventure, I found myself in Boston for a few days of R&R. Boston is a city steeped in history and culture, and it ranks fairly high onย the world’s most livable cities.ย I only spent about two days in Boston, but I was able to squeeze in a bunch of activities despite having […]

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i love you a latte

This post is espressily for all you coffee lovers out there (and provides a handy list and map of many of Washington, D.C.’s coffee shops!). I’ve always preferred tea to coffee, but I have gained a new level of respect and admiration for coffee after discovering Chemex. And lately, it seems that I’ve been drinking […]

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colorful colorado

For the 4th of July weekend, I was able to take a 5-day trip to the Centennial State. The plan was to visit Rocky Mountain National Park (hereto abbreviated as RMNP) and Aspen. Get in touch with Nature, hike, and decompress. Mission accomplished.

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meadowlark gardens

If you’re ever in Vienna, VA (only 30 minutes from D.C.) and have a hour or two to spare, I’d highly recommend checking out Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. You’d be looking at 95 acres of gardens with blooming florals, fauna, majestic lakes, ornamental displays, gazebos, and even a Korean Bell Garden. Pictures speak more than words, […]

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the red dragon

Last November, I made a trip to mainland China and traveled to a couple of really amazing places. Beautiful destinations, must-eat food, and memorable experiences. I’ve always liked this one popular travel quote, which I find to be true. The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. I […]

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