Category Archives: travel

Splash Parks in East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area)

As summer approaches and temperature going above 80F, I like to take my kids to a splash pad to cool off and burn some energy. Splash parks are the greatest invention ever for kids (and parents) who cannot play in

Splash Parks in East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area)

As summer approaches and temperature going above 80F, I like to take my kids to a splash pad to cool off and burn some energy. Splash parks are the greatest invention ever for kids (and parents) who cannot play in

Fruit Picking in Brentwood, CA

If you live in the Bay Area, then you know it’s fruit picking season now! There are a lot of places for fruit picking throughout the bay area for different types of fruits. My favorite place is Brentwood because it’s

Fruit Picking in Brentwood, CA

If you live in the Bay Area, then you know it’s fruit picking season now! There are a lot of places for fruit picking throughout the bay area for different types of fruits. My favorite place is Brentwood because it’s

Exploring Sacramento with Kids

Over the weekend I took the kids to Sacramento to celebrate my older son’s 4th birthday.  Our decision was mainly driven by the library’s Discover & Go, a program in which California library cardholders can “check-out” admission passes for local

Exploring Sacramento with Kids

Over the weekend I took the kids to Sacramento to celebrate my older son’s 4th birthday.  Our decision was mainly driven by the library’s Discover & Go, a program in which California library cardholders can “check-out” admission passes for local

How Do You Remember Your Trips?

Pictures of London from one of the weekend trips I had when I was studying abroad in Paris in the summer of 2000. Over the years I’ve taken a few vacations both within the U.S. and overseas.  Back in the

How Do You Remember Your Trips?

Pictures of London from one of the weekend trips I had when I was studying abroad in Paris in the summer of 2000. Over the years I’ve taken a few vacations both within the U.S. and overseas.  Back in the

Hawaii – Maui

After spending four and a half days in Oahu, we flew into Maui and spent eight days there. Itinerary: Day 1 – Arrived Maui in the morning and picked up our rental car.  Grabbed breakfast at McDonald’s (do you know

Hawaii – Maui

After spending four and a half days in Oahu, we flew into Maui and spent eight days there. Itinerary: Day 1 – Arrived Maui in the morning and picked up our rental car.  Grabbed breakfast at McDonald’s (do you know

Hawaii – Oahu

At the end of 2013, we were planning a trip to the Basque Country (which includes southern France and northern Spain areas).  Before we booked the airline tickets, I found out I was pregnant with our first baby, so our European

Hawaii – Oahu

At the end of 2013, we were planning a trip to the Basque Country (which includes southern France and northern Spain areas).  Before we booked the airline tickets, I found out I was pregnant with our first baby, so our European

Flying Spirit Airlines with a Toddler (Without Paying Extra Fees)

We flew from Chicago to New Orleans on Spirit Airlines.  When Steve first mentioned to me about Spirit, I was skeptical after hearing about their fees policy and how they nickle and dime you on EVERYTHING and some people end up paying

Flying Spirit Airlines with a Toddler (Without Paying Extra Fees)

We flew from Chicago to New Orleans on Spirit Airlines.  When Steve first mentioned to me about Spirit, I was skeptical after hearing about their fees policy and how they nickle and dime you on EVERYTHING and some people end up paying