If I had to pick my favorite food, it would be cheese, closely followed by matcha parfaits. Although, I really love anything matcha. Matcha tea. Matcha lattes. Matcha pound cake. Matcha roll cake. Matcha cookies. Matcha mochi. You get the idea. It's hard to find good matcha though. I am in no means a matcha… Continue reading Will travel for matcha
Are you tired of hearing about New Zealand? I hope not because I have so many more thoughts and stories to share! Despite being on the other side of the world, New Zealand felt familiar to me. The country's time zone is "so far away" from us -- Pacific Standard Time here in Seattle --… Continue reading New Zealand: feeling kind of at home
I know, I know, it’s been weeks since my last post! I have a good excuse though! I have been traveling around New Zealand with my husband on our honeymoon! New Zealand is wonderful. The weather has been great everywhere we have been. It is summer down here after all! The people are friendly. There… Continue reading Sorry for not writing. Having too much fun in New Zealand!
We arrived in Panama City, our first layover (out of three) on our way home to Seattle from Colombia. It was a Sunday morning and I was hungry. Why was it taking us "so long" to get off of the plane? Bryce and I were seated in the middle of the plane and finally the… Continue reading Like a scene from Narcos
The most beautiful place in Colombia that I visited was the gardens of a sugarcane farm outside of Calí. It was peaceful. The sun was shining brightly but it wasn't too hot yet since we arrived in the morning. There were butterflies and birds chirping. (Yes, I do not like birds, but I guess the… Continue reading The sugarcane farm
When Bryce and I drove back to our place from the airport after a week in Colombia, the first thing I noticed in the car ride was that I did not recognize any of the songs on the radio. "Is this Adele?" I asked Bryce, who had no better idea than I did. The song… Continue reading Back to reality — and new music
It was the night before our flight multiple flights back home. Naturally I was packing and didn't think it would take long since we weren't bringing too many newly acquired or purchased items back from Colombia. Just some coffee and candy as gifts for my parents and friends. I was pretty much done packing when… Continue reading Colombia and its plastic bags