Travel

Local Vacation

Vacation doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to go away. It’s really in the eye of the beholder, you see? Here’s a collage of my 2009 Thanksgiving weekend as an example: Entertained by Botero’s exaggerated, colorful figures @ Bowers Museum Helped roast 1,000 turkeys until 1 in the morning (3 am for the hubby and…

The City of Dreaming Spires

When I was in Oxford couple years ago for a study abroad, I remember being completely blown away by the beauty of architecture and the town’s history. I don’t think my mind ever departed from the initial euphoric state that it was severely struck with during the two weeks I was there. Will definitely be…

Grass is Greener Here.

11hr work days are totally overrated. Daydreaming about… Maui 2007 Nourishing my weary body with dreamy Hawaiian cuisine such as: @ Mama’s Fish House, Maui Then to cool down a bit… Surrounded by something like this: Then again, I’m thankful that God has blessed California with same beautiful palm trees and sunny weather… and the…

A Breath of Fresh Air

Another beautiful sunny day in Southern California… decided to head South for some fresh San Diego air- I’m in love with cardigans these days- a great one goes with just about anything! Oh, and there’s my Bally bag again… hahaha Gray Cardigan: Zara Black Dress: H&M (Can’t remember… liked it so much that I got…

Seattle ’09

  Seattle Withdrawal: Initiated Olympic Structure Park. Stella. SAM. Space Needle. Pike Place Market. Umi. Harbor City Seafood. Light Rail.China Town. Pioneer Square. Le Pichet. Vivace. Zeitgeist. Elliot’s Oysters. Vanilla Latte. Hazelnut Latte. Roman Cappuccino. Starbucks. Architecture.

Caffeinated in Seattle

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Vitamin D consumption at Olympic Sculpture Garden obviously I’m enjoying my stay in this sleepless city… SAM (Seattle Art Museum) offered another inspirational opportunity for me to rediscover my passion for art- note that I said, ‘passion’, not ‘talent’: ok… enough of my doodling. In any case, coffee indeed is ART in Seattle: Can you…