Travel Guide Pt. 2: Sweater Weather in SF (+Food Recommendations)

MBHW6410Sweater (similar one here, here, & here) | Pants | Sneakers | Sunglasses

Guys I am having a serious itch for travel. I feel like I sound so bratty when I say I miss going on a plane because it’s only really been a month.. Lol but it’s different when you’re previously used to flying every week. I’ve been going back through some old travel pics and remembered that I was waiting to post about this outfit I wore a few months ago in SF until it became more fall-like in the South. I was so comfy wearing this loose sweater, skinny jeans, & sneakers while exploring the Mission and Dolores Park. My friends even tricked me into urban hiking in this outfit when we climbed up to Corona Heights Summit (the view was totally worth it). See what spots I explored on this trip at the bottom of the post (see my previous SF Travel Guide here). Shout out to my friends Neel, Mariana, and Isabella for shooting these pics at the summit and Clarion Alley (an awesome spot filled with murals)!

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Travel Guide: How to Spend 3 Days in LA

FullSizeRender 27Sunglasses (similar one here) | Top (similar one here) | Bikini | Lipstick  (in the shade “Made you Pink”)

Alot happened yesterday & today so blogging is the perfect distraction. If you saw my last post, then you know that in July I took a last minute trip to LA to visit my roomie, Isabella, who was on a project out there! Every time I travel, I try to plan as efficiently as possible & do that through mapping everything I want to do out on My Maps (by Google)- you can also share the map with your friends to include places they want to go! Here is everything we did in a little over 3 days!

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Stripes & Shades

DSC05415Dress | Purse (similar one here or here in blue) | Sandals | Lipstick  (in the shade “Made you Pink”)

I can’t seem to stay away from California. I love it so much and have been fortunate enough to visit LA twice and San Francisco this year. These photos were shot on my second trip to LA a month ago when I last minute booked a flight to meet up with my roommate, Isabella, who was on a project in LA. We had so much fun and I finally hit a ton of spots that I had been meaning to (part 2 of this post will be about what we actually did). I was surprised at how hot it got while we were in LA (85+ degrees) so I’m thankful I wore a lightweight dress the day we went to LACMA. If you’re ever in the area, definitely check it out- the museum is huge! Also, since I always try to be comfortable when exploring, these new sandals were perfect for getting me through the day. Leave me your favorite LA spots in the comments below bc I will go back!

thumb_IMG_5262_1024To keep my hair this medium brown after dying it, I’ve been using this purple shampoo and love it! I styled it as well with this curling iron.

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Emily Travels: Napa Valley

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Dress: (similar one here) | Boots: Urban Outfitters | Bookbag: Forever21 | Sunglasses: Free People | Nails: Kiss (recommend buying glue separately!)

Many of you know, but I just returned from a trip to San Francisco (see recap post #1 here). While I was there, my friends and I really wanted to explore Napa Valley and man was it beautiful! There are over 600 vineyards and with all the hills, you are bound to have amazing views! We went to a winery called “Artesa” and there are details about that below. Here are some tips if you’re going to Napa soon! Continue reading

Travel Guide Pt.1: San Francisco (+OOTD)

DSC01494Lace Top: Marshalls (similar option here)| Cardigan: Forever21 | Leather Jacket: A market in Italy (similar one here) | Denim: GAP | Sunglasses: Free People | Purse: Steve Madden (on sale!) | Flats: Target (so comfy!) | Sneakers: Target (shoes for biking) | Umbrella: totes (on sale!)

Recently my best friend, Mariana, moved out to San Francisco for her job and although I had heard so many great things about SF, I had never actually been myself! My friend, Natasha, hadn’t been either so we decided to take a trip to visit Mariana! Sometimes when friends move away, I small part of me gets scared that I’ll never seen them again but I’m glad this isn’t always the case. ❤

Natasha and I were absolutely blown away by San Francisco. We just could not believe how beautiful the city was and how it basically has everything you could need: places to hike, the beach, the city, etc. Unreal city- I still can’t believe it’s Mariana’s new home. The jealousy level was high. Lol We loved having Mariana show us around her favorite spots because she really gave us a feel of what is was like to be a local in SF. See below to see everything we did! (For additional food recommendations, check out my other post here).

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