Wend City Guide: San Francisco, CA

Wend City Guide: San Francisco, CA

Another week gone by biking around my favorite foggy city by a bay. Like most of my travels, I arrived in SF with no set plans. Except perhaps to enjoy a few dance classes, and discover a new neighborhood (having biked this city many times over, this one is hard. Yet I find there are always new pockets to […]

The Sadness of Santa Monica Pier

The Sadness of Santa Monica Pier

Imagine a place, a time rather, where men wore short, pastel swim trunks. Where they hauled stacks of longboards atop their heads like an accessory, trying to impress girls in polka-dot bikinis. Where beaches sprawled like deserts, big enough for everyone to have a volleyball game. I’m talking California, an early version of SoCal where the surfer-bum was […]

Where to Dance: San Francisco

Where to Dance: San Francisco

While trolling my favorite flight apps for cheap tickets, I can never pass up a good deal to visit my favorite city by the Bay–San Francisco. It’s a  city I hate that I love. All it ever does is embrace me with its sweet sweet pastry shops, amazing coffee, stunning vistas, and perfect weather. I find myself there more […]

How Not To Be A Cyclist

How Not To Be A Cyclist

Step One: Know nothing about road biking…seriously nothing. Zilch. Step Two: Have highly unrealistic expectations of your physical ability to bike long distances on uneven terrain. Step Three: (Attempt) to cycle 24 miles up and down the hills of Los Gatos at an ironman pace on a 20 year old bicycle. Step Four: Wake up the next […]