I have always loved Greenville, SC. The downtown area looks like it has a perpetual street festival going on but no, that’s just Greenville. People are out. People are walking around. People are enjoying the fresh (hot) southern air, taking in spectacular waterfall views right in the heart of downtown. Eager to enjoy this slice… Read More Greenville, SC – A View from the Handle Bars
In the summer of 2012, I spent six weeks in Paris for study abroad. Though I often wish I had been better about recording the details of my trip, I am also very thankful that I was able to savor the experience and live in the moment, without worrying about incessant note scribbling or living behind… Read More Paris for the Art Lover
Sister and I loved our time in San Francisco. Though spending four days in San Francisco certainly do not make me an expert, I walked away with a few (8 to be exact) pieces of advice for future San Francisco travelers. Splurge on the ferry that stops and lets you walk around Alcatraz. We just did… Read More 6 Tips for San Francisco Travelers
The California Academy of Sciences is every science teacher’s dream. On Sister and my final day in San Francisco, we walked through the earthquake simulator (throwback to our infancy when we slept through an earthquake in Santa Monica), took a nap in the planetarium, explored sustainable farming and design techniques on the green-roof, and soaked… Read More Sister See San Francisco, Academy of Science
The call of crepes beckoned us from our slumber early Saturday morning. The Crepe House on Polk Street rendered us happily full with nutella, berries, and carbs so Sister and I would be fit to began our day exploring the city down at Fisherman’s Wharf. Embracing our inner tourist, we took the Harbor Ferry under the… Read More Sisters See San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge
It was a Friday evening in August when my sister and I met San Francisco for the first time. My sister barreled off the plane into my open arms, plowing through the crowd of native San Franciscans. The BART transported us from the Oakland airport to downtown San Francisco and we took advantage of the… Read More Sisters See San Francisco, Food Truck Party!