Category California

[Photo of the Day] The View of the Golden Gate Bridge from Baker Beach, San Francisco, CA

Today’s photo of the day is from the place I call home – the San Francisco Bay Area. I’ve seen the Golden Gate Bridge from many different views, but this one was definitely the BEST! We drove to Baker Beach, where you can walk on the beach and towards the bridge. The short stroll on […]

Maps at the Speakeasy of Libraries – Prelinger Library, San Francisco, USA

A few weeks ago, I visited the Prelinger Library after my friend sent me this article from Wired’s MapLab: Rarely Seen Maps From San Francisco’s Quirkiest Hidden Library. What a treat! It was like a speakeasy, but in library form because I found the code on their website and when we approached the building I […]

[Photo Story] Tomales Bay Oyster Company, California

Hello all! Hope everyone is enjoying their summer! I went to Tomales Bay Oyster Company last week and wanted to share some photos from the both times I’ve gone! This is the second time I’m going this year – the first time was in April for my cousin’s birthday. If you aren’t familiar, Tomales Bay […]

EatSnapLove | An LA Food Tour by V&Y in MAP form!

So a few years ago, my roommate and I started a food blog mostly covering our eating adventures in Los Angeles. We called it Eat Snap Love ( Since we were already eating at so many amazing restaurants, we wanted to be able to share our experiences through photos and words! My co-blogger for that project, […]

[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: 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: 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 […]

Ly & Man’s Wedding, Seafood Place 1 Restaurant, Garden Grove, California, USA

What a beautiful wedding! 🙂 Ly & Man’s wedding was so much fun. It was like a VNLC reunion! Their engagement pictures were so nice. 🙂 Congratulations to the happy couple.