Category: Travel & Personal

Lost in the Corner of Versailles: Our Visit to Marie Antoinette’s Hamlet
Most people make a stop at Versailles during their time in Paris, its a staple for tourists and undeniably grand in every way. Less known in the far corner of Versailles is Marie Antoinette's hamlet where the Queen had an entire p ...
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A Dark Paris Past: Abandoned Human Zoo in Vincennes Woods
Abandoned places are just my thing. This one has been on my list for awhile after my mom discovered it on the inter-workings of the web and finding new [and bizarre] things for us to see in beautiful Paris. In a nutshell: in th ...
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Grey Skies, Wild Horses + an Abandoned Plane Crash: Eighteen Hour Stopover in Iceland
For every three people in Iceland there is one wild horse. That is a fact. That is also one of the many reasons why Iceland is just amazing. My mom and I chose a semi-longer layover en route to Paris. We rented a car from on ...
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cupcakes + happy animals: North Hollywood Vegan Food Fair
I am a Vegan for several reasons. Mainly because I love animals and would never want them to die. I'd love to share more if you want to know but I will leave it at that for now. Vegan food is fairly easy to come by in Los Angel ...
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Balboa Park + Coronado Beach: San Diego Day with Lilly the Leica
A morning job took us to San Diego for the day, Lilly the Leica came along. Favorites of San Diego: Balboa Park: Gorgeous, sprawling grounds leftover from the World's Fair in 1927. Several Museums, blossoming gardens and cha ...
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blossoms + street life: tokyo travels
A year ago this week I traveled to Japan for the first time with my mom. I really had no idea what to expect from Tokyo. I discovered a fast-paced, industrial mecca filled with [lots of] very polite people, colorful signs and c ...
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Film Diaries: San Francisco City Streets + Treats
San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I am spoiled we are able to work and have meetings often. Top Spots that come to mind: Baker Beach: I just learned recently that this used to be a nude beach ...
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Be Still My Heart: Super Bloom in Death Valley, California
I can't believe this happened. I can't believe this was really real. I can't believe I got to see it. Super Bloom. An unusual bit of rainfall in January resulted in thousands of wildflowers growing along the typically dry, d ...
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Las Vegas for WPPI: Lilly the Leica’s First Trip
After four days of having my beautiful Leica M 240 I decided on a name -- Lilly! Nerd. We just got back from our annual trip to Las Vegas for the WPPI [Wedding & Portrait Photographers International] Conference and Expo. ...
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[I was sick the whole time in] Hong Kong
This city was a struggle for me. After two and a half weeks in mainland China I caught some kind of stomach bug during our very last couple days in Hong Kong. It was challenging. Highlights: Most people know English. Signs a ...
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