Tokyo: Japan day 1

Japan has always been one of those places I thought I’d visit in the far future, a place of unknown lore and exciting past. I’d see pictures on Instagram filled with the red posts of torii gates, the fog of steam wafting off delicious street finds, and think – that’ll be me! someday. So I […]

A Summer Summary: The Bay Area

The Bay Area was something I had to get used to. Coming from the bipolar climates of the MidWest and the East Coast, I am accustomed to heavy heat and humidity as part of the summer, with thunderstorms and rainy days. Compare that to the first day walking to the bus stop – the sky […]