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Visual Gold: San Francisco

San Francisco is only 7 x 7 miles, far smaller than places like Los Angeles or New York. Yet despite having spent over two decades there, I always find some undiscovered gem. Of course, there’s the famous Golden Gate Bridge, the marvelous Ferry Building, and the countless Victorian homes to admire. Going beyond the tired […]

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Pop-up Fun: jcoco chocolate

I’ve always been a huge fan of artisanal chocolates, the $1 collection of Snickers, Hersheys, etc were always interchangeable tasteless pieces of wax to me. But when I had my first bite of Chocolove 70%, I knew that there was a world beyond. I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, and I was thrilled to […]

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Come See Art and Design at Bellevue Regional Library

Going to the library is a wondrous adventure. Dive into the pages of literature, and prepare for a marvelous journey! Besides meeting new characters and traveling to different universes, libraries often combine art and design in the environment. I decided to check out the Bellevue Regional Library on a whim after passing it numerous times […]

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Hanging out at the University District Streetfair

The University District Streetfair is the perfect place to catch local vendors from the Pacific Northwest. There are gorgeous unique finds on food, fashion, crafts, and home decor. The U District Streetfair has a beautiful history: Started in the 1970s during times of political tension and civil unrest, the first festival was held to promote […]

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Exploring the Bellevue Arts Museum

Bellevue Arts Museum is the first museum I’ve visited in the Seattle Metro Area! BAM is conveniently located in Downtown Bellevue and has complimentary parking. It’s a fantastic museum and definitely one of my favorites! It’s not overwhelmingly huge like the Museum of Modern Art of New York, or the Museum of Modern Art of […]

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Pike Place Market Excursion

Located in Downtown Seattle, this public market has been around since 1907. The unique market isn’t only a tourist attraction, it’s a great hangout spot for locals. If you’re lucky on a clear day, you’ll have a chance to admire Mt. Rainier! They offer lots of goodies from tasty snacks and meals, to beautiful one-of-a-kind […]

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Design and Dim Sum at the Embarcadero, San Francisco

Going for Dim Sum is a huge part of Chinese culture because we usually bond/hang out with family and friends over the meal. In Chinese, we call it “yum cha”, which translates to drinking tea. Dim Sum originated from Canton, China, now known as Guangzhou. Traditional Dim Sum is made in bite sized pieces, typically […]

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Spring 2015 Trends: From Runway to Interiors

All design is connected: Whether it’s color, pattern, or style, they all share common trends. The hottest colors for Spring 2015 were released by Pantone : taking an inspiration from nature itself. The colors are soft and cool, with a hint of warm tones touching back to the 70s. Color of the year is Marsala […]

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