Category Archive: Where To Go

A Mother-Daughter Trip to San Francisco

Last month, I surprised my mom with a three-day trip to San Francisco for her 70th birthday. My grandparents immigrated to the U.S. from China, passing through San Fran before settling in Minnesota,… Continue reading

My Pre-Birthday Weekend in Vegas

Last Friday, I took a short two-hour flight outta Seattle for a pre-birthday weekend in Vegas with my friend Bekki, her mom (“Auntie Claire”), and her mom’s friend Mary. I partied in Sin… Continue reading

Cape Flattery: A Pacific Northwest Wonderland

There’s a hashtag on Instagram that alludes to a “Pacific Northwest Wonderland.” And honestly, even after living in Washington State for more than 20 years, I never knew what that meant until I… Continue reading

Free Classes in NYC

Almost everything is expensive in New York City – rent, taxes, cab rides, Broadway shows, etc. But when it comes to culture and learning, the city is basically filled with freebies (and knowledge… Continue reading

Challenge Yourself with Komnata Quest Escape Rooms

Last month, I was invited by Komnata Quest to experience their newest escape room adventure here in New York City. Having seen people go through escape room challenges on shows like┬áThe Bachelorette (don’t… Continue reading

Guides for NYC Shopaholics

Blah, shame on me. With my life being turned on its ass lately and using all my time trying to stay afloat, I haven’t had the opportunity to do much blogging with Halela… Continue reading

My Exotic Getaway Bucket List

Summer is here, everyone around me is taking vacations overseas, and I’m… stuck in freakin’ New York, spending my fifth summer in a row working 24/7. And the fact that I haven’t renewed… Continue reading

Holla at K-Town in NYC

My people may be from China, but I love me some K-Town in New York City. Even though Koreatown only consists of a single street that spans a couple blocks, there’s tons of… Continue reading

Dinner and a Musical with “Ruthless!” and Joe Allen Restaurant

One of my favorite birthday treats this year was a classic New York City night out with one of my writing clients, Tracy from Tracy’s New York Life. And nothing is more classically… Continue reading

Celebrating My 30th Birthday in NYC

On Saturday, April 9th, I officially entered the “Dirty Thirties” club. Like any other night out around the city, I knew it’d be fun – but my fabulous friends made it even better… Continue reading