Osaka + Kyoto

Osaka + Kyoto

After a few days of getting over jet lag in Seoul, Joel and I boarded a 2 hour flight to Osaka, Japan. Upon arrival, I switched out my Korean SIM card for my new Japanese one and resumed my role as trip navigator (do i really need to mention how much of a life saver [...]

thirty

thirty

I woke up on the morning of my 30th birthday in Palm Springs with the worst hangover of my thirties and was greeted at the mirror by a monster pimple on my cheek. Cool. I thought we'd be done with breakouts by now, but my face hasn't gotten that memo. I've spent the last year [...]

I’ve Got Seoul

I’ve Got Seoul

Seoul, South Korea- the unexpected favorite part of our first trip to Asia. It's clean, it's cheap, it's easy to get around, and it's BEAUTIFUL. With a population of almost 10 million people, I kind of expected to have the same back-of-my-mind-feelings of "OMG I might get stabbed" and "that person for sure wants to [...]

OMG WE WENT TO ASIA

OMG WE WENT TO ASIA

Back in 2016, when Joel and I were on our European honeymoon (roundtrip to Paris paid for with CC miles. Read more in the travel archives), we had the following conversation: Joel: "in about three years, we'll have earned enough credit card miles to go on another big trip, where should we go?" Me: "JAPAN!" [...]