travels

Curious Travels: The Grand Detour of 2019 | Old Quebec

Confirmed: my favorite part of my grand detour was my trip to Quebec City. We stayed in Old Quebec, a little bit outside the walls. Old Quebec was a fortified city, and the walls have been maintained through the years. The walls reminded me of my history lessons: cities were fortified to protect inhabitants from […]

If you’re going to San Francisco: Part 1

It turns out I’m not yet done saying goodbye to San Francisco. Partly inspired by recommendation requests from friends who are planning trips with their families this year, I decided to compile a list of attractions to visit in San Francisco. This will be a three-part series, a post for each day someone would be […]

Weekend in Hong Kong

Growing up, I would take trips to Hong Kong with my family, and we would always stay in Kowloon side. This trip is different because it’s the first time I’ve gone with friends and stayed in Hong Kong side. There’s always a lot to do in Hong Kong, but here are my faves:

Portlandia ~

One of my favorite cities to visit is Portland, OR because I never feel the pressure to always be doing something. OK, so I’ve only been to Portland twice: first in 2016 and more recently in 2018. Each time I went, I didn’t have the nagging feeling of “oh, I need to do this” or […]

Masungi Georeserve

I capped my trip to the Philippines with a “hike” at Masungi Georeserve. I added quotation marks because it was essentially an active and engaging tour of the reservation. We had a park ranger take us around and educate us on different aspects of the reservation. There was a good mix of natural and man-made spots […]

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