Back when I was looking for Thanksgiving weekend plans, I decided to book a solo-trip to Santa Cruz to take surfing lessons (and because the last thing I wanted was to be alone in my apartment all weekend). When I found out Karan and Matt were also Thanksgiving strays, my solo-trip became turned into the… Continue reading Weekend in Santa Cruz
This past weekend I had the amazing privilege of being a bridesmaid for my oldest friend in the world, Shaolin. We’ve known each other since we were babies when our parents met at my hometown church. My earliest memory of us two was taking swim lessons at the YMCA together – Shaolin was fearless and… Continue reading Wedding weekend in Texas
July 4th is one of my favorite holidays. Each year I try and go somewhere fun and scenic to celebrate – (my favorite memories are with my family watching fireworks at West Point) – and even though I just moved across the country, I knew I wanted to get out of the city to Lake… Continue reading July 4th weekend in Lake Tahoe
I hope your week has been lovely so far! Just a quick check in to share a little video compilation I put together of me and Michelle’s adventure in Costa Rica :). Please enjoy!!
Our final chapter of the trip took place in the Guanacaste Province, filled with pristine beaches and tons of chillaxin’. Day 6: Simple beach day The morning started with the ONLY run I did the entire trip (#fail). 3 miles right along the beach 🙂 If you’ve been on my blog since last summer, you’ll… Continue reading Costa Rica days 6-7: beach days + snorkeling + pura vida!
This next chapter took place in La Fortuna, one of the more touristy areas of the country, but no less beautiful or fun 🙂 Day 4: Hanging bridges hike + Arenal volcano hike + La Fortuna waterfall hike I woke up earlier than Michelle, and opted to take a walk around the neighborhood. Our cabin was a bit… Continue reading Costa Rica days 4-5: 3 hikes in 1 day in La Fortuna + canyoning/cliff diving adventure
Day 2: hiking in Manual Antonio National Park + a relaxed evening in Quepos We woke up in our last-minute cabina, and headed straight to our original hostel to finally check in. We opted to return instead of stay in the cabina since 1) the hostel was cheaper and more social, 2) free breakfast 3)… Continue reading Costa Rica days 2-3: hiking Manual Antonio + evening in Quepos + BUNGEE JUMPING! + Monteverde cloud forest