Author Archives: mapwanderer

[Island Guide] Santorini, Greece

Hello friends! Quick guide to Santorini, our first stop island hopping in Greece. Santorini is in the southern Aegean Sea about 120 miles southeast of the Greek mainland. It is the southernmost island in the Cyclades, a Greek island group.   SANTORINI Very beautiful island! Transportation: We took the ferry from Athens to get to […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: Sunsets

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: Sunset Hi everyone! I’m back this week with a Weekly Photo Wednesday post! This week, the theme is “sunset”. Sunsets are really an amazing thing and when I travel, one of the things I try to do is […]

[map] Map of San Francisco

Hello hello! Hope everyone is enjoying their Friday (or Saturday) depending on where you are in the world. Today, I’m presenting to you a map that I found at the Green Apple Bookstore in San Francisco. I think it’s beautiful and will be going up on my wall soon! Oh, just a little background. I […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: “Hello”, A New Design Series

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: hello You must be wondering what that even means as a theme… Well, it’s kind of an introduction for a new design series I’m working on. I love working with all these Adobe design programs, so I started […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: A Day in San Francisco (in Black & White)

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: San Francisco (in Black & White) Hello everyone! This week’s post is a little different because it is a collection of black & white photos from my day in SF today. I don’t live in the city, but […]

[Photo story] The 17 Mile Drive on the Monterey Peninsula

Last week, I had a visitor from LA! The weather has been quite nice, so YJ and I decided on a day trip to the Monterey peninsula. Even though I’m not traveling at the moment, it’s nice to explore my own area as a “tourist”. We decided to do the famous 17 mile drive since […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: Bridges

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: bridges Ok, so I’ll admit that the bridges around the San Francisco Bay Area inspired me to do this theme. However, I don’t have a photo of a bridge from the area in this series (oops!). With the […]

[crafts] Making your own Magnets from Travel Souvenirs

Hello everyone! Just wanted to share with you some recent things I’ve been working on! Instead of paying for over-priced magnet souvenirs on your travels, you can just make your own! Just go to the store and buy magnet adhesives – they are sold in long strips (seen below) or in individual circle magnets. Both […]

Weekly Photo Wednesdays: Transportation

Every Wednesday, 7 photos along with a short description revolving around a self-chosen theme. This week’s theme: trans·por·ta·tion   Noun 1. The action of transporting someone or something or the process of being transported. 2. A system or means of transporting people or goods. Planes, trains, automobiles…and tuk tuks, and motorbikes, and feluccas, and buses. […]

Roadtripping through Death Valley National Park (CA) & Zion National Park (UT)!

I love road trips! This last one was quite the last minute adventure, but the planning all came together beautifully. The thing with road trips is that they are made for last minute planning because you have your car and the road, and the rest you can just figure it out as you go. The […]