Vive La France! Tips & Personal Experiences to Help You Navigate “The Hexagon”

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes – Marcel Proust   If you haven’t read our Cannes or Paris blogs, check them out here: Cannes + Paris   Where to Start Planning a Long-Term Trip There are a plethora of challenges to planning a long-term trip that you just…

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A Used-To-Be-Local’s Guide to The San Francisco Bay Area, Part 2

Continued from Part 1 Foodie Central Chinatown Neighborhood This was the neighborhood I had explored the least as a SF native. It was always packed with people, had whole roasted ducks in the windows (I was vegetarian), and I wasn’t a huge Chinese food fan anyways. So, I usually only found myself passing through. This is…

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A Used-To-Be-Local’s Guide to The San Francisco Bay Area, Part 1

I grew up and lived in the city of San Francisco for 20 years before I moved to Hawai`i. I thought I had been everywhere; and though I had been to most tourist spots, and then some, it’s a whole lot different to experience your childhood memories as an adult. I left S.F. eager to…

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How To Shift From Travel + Play, to Travel + Work

Pono and I have been in San Francisco a solid 2 weeks. We’ve done a lot of exploring, a LOT of eating, and have been snapping photos left and right. We’ve met up with old friends, met family members, taken in the Bay Area nature, and spoiled my mother with as much vegan food as…

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