Aileen Torres-Bennett Pacific Harbour Fiji
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A Brief Guide to Home Workouts

For me, fitness is a lifelong journey. I started incorporating exercise into my lifestyle when I was 15, and it's been a continual process of learning--understanding, intensifying, refining and branching out. I was not a kid who took immediately to exercise. What?! I have to put in effort to get a return? That was my… Continue reading A Brief Guide to Home Workouts

San Francisco Botanical Garden
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4 Things to Do in San Francisco

This is by no means a comprehensive list. It's merely a starter, if you're based in Japantown like we were during our New Year's trip to San Francisco. I've got more recommendations in a previous post. I also recommend driving to Sonoma in a rental car if you're into wineries. Lots of fun and only… Continue reading 4 Things to Do in San Francisco

Jianbing Bei Fang Style San Francisco
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Other San Francisco: 4 Best Places to Eat

While we stayed in Japantown during our latest trip to San Francisco, we explored eats in other parts of the city. We found it easy to get around via Uber. There are plenty of great places to eat in SF. Here are just a handful outside of Japantown and Fillmore St., where we were based.… Continue reading Other San Francisco: 4 Best Places to Eat

The Grove Fillmore San Francisco
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7 Best Places to Eat on Fillmore St., San Francisco

Fillmore St. is just two blocks over from Japantown, where we were based during our New Year's trip to San Francisco. If you don't know what you want to eat but want access to a variety of cuisines, this is a great street to walk through. It's lined with excellent eateries, from bars to fast… Continue reading 7 Best Places to Eat on Fillmore St., San Francisco

Hinodeya Ramen Bar San Francisco
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4 Best Places to Eat in Japantown, San Francisco

What we miss about the U.S. when we're living abroad is access to delicious food of a wide variety of cuisines. Our New Year's trip to San Francisco gave us a chance to try a lot of restaurants. We were based in Japantown, which is a perfect foodie location. The historic neighborhood has an array… Continue reading 4 Best Places to Eat in Japantown, San Francisco