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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Travel Guide: Toronto + Niagara Falls

thumb_DSC03894_1024Romper (on sale!) | Sandals (different pattern here) | Sunglasses | Purse (similar one here)| Lipstain (in Continual Crimson 213)

So I originally requested to start my full time job on June 6th but got pushed back all the way to July 26th which in a way was actually a blessing. It gave me time to get to go on two trips that were far and awesome! The trip I went on the weekend before I started work was to Toronto with my parents! We started out by flying into Toronto and driving to Niagara Falls. Guys, it’s true, the Canada side really is more beautiful (and way bigger). The next day, we drove to Toronto and explored the city! I loved how large and urban this whole city was! Canadian cities have a certain beauty to them because you can see the European influence on certain structures as well as unique clean Canadian designs! I definitely feel very lucky to get to Canada two times within a month! (See my previous post about Victoria, BC, Canada here.) See where I went in Toronto below!

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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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Travel Guide: Must-See Tourist Spots in Rome (+OOTD)

DSC00451Hello beautiful people! If you follow me on Instagram (@emsies_emily), then you know that I just returned from an amazing Spring Break trip to Rome, Italy with my mom! This was my second time in the city and I can’t help but feeling like Lizzie McGuire when I’m there. The city is insanely beautiful with so much to see and so much amazing food to try. On our first day in Rome, we went to the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and Piazza de Republica! Continue reading

Travel Guide: Must-See Tourist Spots in Paris!


Hello everyone! I’ve been feeling a bit nostalgic this week about traveling so I thought I would share pictures with you from my trip to Paris two a half years ago! I went with a lot of friends because we were studying abroad that semester in Metz, France.

Let me just start by saying that Paris is absolutely stunning. I had been wanting to go for years & was insanely excited pretty much my entire time there. Lol There are so many sites to see, great spots to people watch, & so many delicious treats to try. My personal favorites spots to tour were the:

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