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52 Weeks: 39/52

52 Weeks: 39/52

This week was definitely more colorful than the last. We took a trip to Tijuana to visit the markets, eat some tacos and tortas, and roam around the city. Take a look: At Mercado Hidalgo the merchants are all ready for Dia de los Muertos. […]

San Sebastián

San Sebastián

San Sebastián has it all- beaches, outdoor activity, cider, txakoli wine, beautiful scenery, seafood galore, pintxo bars, and the most Michelin star restaurants per capita. This is a unique city that we find ourselves coming back to and always dreaming of moving here. We’ve put […]

A Visit to Queso Larte

A Visit to Queso Larte

It’s finally here! The long awaited and much anticipated video from our trip to Berástegui where we revisited the make room of Queso Larte and a short interview with the cheesemaker, Arantxa Garaiburu.  Larte by Arantxa Garaiburu/twitter @Qlarte/email: larte.garaiburu@gmail.com/purchase here

Nanzan Giro Giro

Nanzan Giro Giro

Tucked away in a miniscule strip off of busy Kapiolani Boulevard, there is a gem of a restaurant hidden in plain sight. Locals pass it on their way to run errands, some peer into the windows in daytime, others drive by without noticing there is […]

Oahu: One Day Adventure

Oahu: One Day Adventure

What’s a vacation without a little adventure? If you’re short on time and want to get the most bang for your buck read on for a three in one sightseeing activity. The only requirement is that you wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Get out […]

Oahu: Casual Eating Guide

Oahu: Casual Eating Guide

It’s finally vacation time and you have some days to yourself. Whoo-hoo! Perhaps you’re making pit stop for a few days in Hawaii en route to a farther off destination. Or, maybe you have only a few days on this quick get away and want […]

Hilo, Hawaii

Hilo, Hawaii

If you’re headed to Hawaii and want to escape the crowds and noise, Hilo town, on the Big Island is a nice detour off the beaten path. Hilo is still untainted by mass commercialization and retains its rural, small town  feeling that makes for a […]

52 Weeks: 34/52

52 Weeks: 34/52

Hey hey! It’s been a great week in Hawaii exploring new places and revisiting oldies while reconnecting with friends and family. The week was jam packed and lots of fun. Here’s a peek at some offbeat stuff: There are few things better than fresh picked […]

52 Weeks: 33/52

52 Weeks: 33/52

We had a nice break from the same-ol routine and got out of town for a few days. Here’s what we were up to: Blue skies Goodbye dreary SF… Hello sunny Oahu! Diamond Head crater We hit the ground running, no slouching for us. Soon […]

Barcelona Day Trip: Montserrat Monastery

Barcelona Day Trip: Montserrat Monastery

Santa Maria de Montserrat Montserrat is a Benedictine monastery located high atop the jaggedy mountains of Catalunya. It is about an hour and a half journey from Barcelona (Espanya station on R5) to the monastery built into the mountain. The views are sweeping and spectacular […]

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