The City by the Bay

January 14, 2018

Traveling is my favorite thing in the entire world-- I truly am my happiest when I'm exploring new places and I'm always looking for my next adventure. I've always wanted to make travel a bigger part of my life but always found it difficult with crazy work schedules; so this year, I decided to just make it work. If I couldn't take time off, then I'd work around my schedule. I wanted somewhere I'd never been before but also not too far from home so I didn't have to waste too much time traveling to and from-- this weekend, that led me to San Francisco.

Honestly, I don't know why I've never been up here. I was born and raised in Southern California so SF has always been like right there. I've only been here a day and this city is already stealing my heart. The colorful buildings, the gorgeous architecture, and bustling streets are right up my alley. The only thing that's a little hard to get used to are the hills. Like omg, I'm going to be soooo sore tomorrow. 

We landed at SFO super early and spent the entire day just walking through different neighborhoods, stopping by to take a few photos or grab a latte. I love how easy going this city is while still having that big city feel. I spent a lot of time researching what I wanted to do and meticulously planned it all out since I knew I was only going to be here for a weekend and wanted to cram in as much as I could. Here are my SF musts..

1. Jane on Larkin-- pros: Delicious breakfast. Super cute. cons: Super tiny and always busy but if you can get a table, you won't regret it.
2. Chinatown-- LOVED. It doesn't feel like you're in San Francisco at all. Or in California. Or even in this country. Lots of good food (yum, dumplings) and boba stops.
3. Coit Tower-- the "hike" up is a commitment but the views are oh-so worth it. (When I say hike, I mean really steep hills; it's not that bad).
4. Blue Bottle Coffee-- really good coffee. loved it.
5. Delarossa Pizza-- we just had it for dinner and it was SO GOOD.

Walking is definitely the best way to get around the city, so your best option is to the divide it up into sections and knock one out each day. Tomorrow, we'll be spending time at the Marina and of course go see the Golden Gate Bridge. I'll be blogging about day two and three, so keep an eye out for that!

Have you been to San Francisco? What are your favorite things to do in this city? Let me know.
Tatianna xx

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  1. these photos are GORGEOUS! I love SF!

  2. ahh! I’ve never been to San Fran but it’s on my list for this year! It looks like you’re having a blast :)

    1. I really did have the best time! Definitely try to go, you'll love it!

  3. Ah I love traveling too. I’ve never been to San Francisco but it’s def on my list of places to go. The photos look beautiful!

  4. Looks like it was such a fun weekend trip! We went to SFO a couple of years ago and I can't wait to go back!

  5. Your trip looked amazing! I love SF and these photos showcase it in the best way possible

  6. I have heard good things about Blue Bottle! Apparently, one of the marketing seminars hosted by students at my school, used this as a case study for prototyping! Super cool!


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