My first time at the San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival was filled with many surprises. For two weekends, San Francisco’s Japantown is transformed into a vibrant culture-fest complete with entertainment, fun, and food! From carefully crafted trinkets to bowls of delicious ramen, Japantown had it all – attracting locals and tourists alike!
Weekend #1 at the festival was spent exploring all the food booths lined up along the streets. Continue reading
How did you spend your St. Patrick’s Day?? To tell you the truth, I had nothing planned but on a whim, I decided to look up events in my new home city. I was amazed to find this gem on a cheap travel site I frequently visited –
“The West Coast’s largest Irish event celebrating Irish history and culture, the 163rd Annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade, attracts some 100,000 revelers every year and is one of the city’s most popular events.” – via FunCheap SF.
Going to the parade I didn’t know what to expect, especially one with so much history. But I was excited all the same.
Spring is in the air! … well almost! This past weekend I took a trip with friends down to the historic San Diego Balboa Park for the 8th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival hosted by the Japanese Friendship Garden Society of San Diego.
Earlier this week I visited Disneyland and Disney CA Adventure for some well-deserved vacation time after organizing a run last weekend in Sacramento. It was a whirlwind 3-day trip but I had so much fun and made a lot of connections. After all that work, a Disney trip was in order! 😉