9 Things To Do On A Mental Health Day | Self-Care Checklist

For the past few weeks, I've been in a bit of a rut and couldn't pinpoint exactly why I was feeling so down. Then I realized I hadn't taken the time to check in with myself and focus on my mental health. I decided to take a day to focus on myself and after, I … Continue reading 9 Things To Do On A Mental Health Day | Self-Care Checklist


Reminiscing on Paris | Photo Diary

A few years ago, I went on a Euro trip with my family to celebrate my high school graduation and no trip since then has come even close in comparison (yet). With Valentine's Day having just passed, I felt a little nostalgic thinking of my time in the City of Love. We spent 3 days … Continue reading Reminiscing on Paris | Photo Diary

Valentine’s Day (Week) in San Diego | Photo Diary

Kevin and I have been together for almost 6 years, but with all the moving we've done for school and work, this was our first time spending Valentine's Day in our hometown of San Diego. Considering we only get to see each other every few months, we figured we'd spread the festivities over the course … Continue reading Valentine’s Day (Week) in San Diego | Photo Diary

16 Places To Visit Before I Die | Travel Bucket List

I've been putting together a list of places around the world I want to visit for several years now and I've been fortunate enough to cross a few cities off my list (London, Paris, and Rome), but there are still so many other places I'd love to see. I'm currently taking a gap year before … Continue reading 16 Places To Visit Before I Die | Travel Bucket List

My 23andMe Experience and Results

There's been a lot of hype about 23andMe over the past couple of years and some of you may be looking into finding out more about your ancestry, so I'm sharing my experience with 23andMe so y'all can get some insight into the process and decide if it's something you want to do as well. … Continue reading My 23andMe Experience and Results

January Favorites 2018

And just like that, we're already one month into the new year. January always seems long and dreary after months of holidays and celebration, but here are a few of my favorite things that helped me get through the month. Skincare NOW Rose Hip Seed Oil I normally have acne prone, oily-combination skin, but this … Continue reading January Favorites 2018

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience | Seattle, WA

Last month, my family and I traveled to Seattle for the first time and visited the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, located in the¬†Chinatown-International District. As Asian Americans, the idea of a pan-Asian Pacific American museum was exciting because we had never seen or heard of one before. Having said that, … Continue reading Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience | Seattle, WA

Holiday at Hogwarts | Photo Diary

Last week, Kevin & I went to Universal Studios for our first time together. Neither of us had gone to the amusement park during the Christmas season before nor had we gone in the years since the addition of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, so we had a lot to look forward to. We … Continue reading Holiday at Hogwarts | Photo Diary

Global Winter Wonderland | Photo Diary

Happy New Year, everyone! Hope you all had a fun New Year's Eve. I spent my night at home miserably sick, but here are some pictures from the night before, when Kevin, his parents, and I went to Global Winter Wonderland at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. It was a fun, fair-like experience with tons … Continue reading Global Winter Wonderland | Photo Diary

November/December Favorites 2017

Music The Thrill of It All by Sam Smith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMAtfhATTLg It wasn't until Sam Smith made his comeback with his latest album that I realized how much I missed his voice during his 3-year hiatus.¬†I don't need to tell y'all about his amazing, effortless vocals, but I will say this album is so beautifully composed … Continue reading November/December Favorites 2017