Hello and thank you for dropping by. Are you planning a visit to Portland? As I’ve mentioned on my previous post — Slow Weekend Getaways — I’m sharing more details on our PDX experience. Hopefully the stories I’ll share of the places we visited and the special moments we had from our trip will inspire and bring … Continue reading Autumn in Portland.
Hello and welcome to emmehope.co! If you’re a first time visitor, please check out what the blog is all about HERE, and check my previous posts HERE for San Francisco travel ideas and stories relating to the Slow Lifestyle. Thank you so much for your visit. I hope this space leaves you inspired for your … Continue reading Slow Weekend Getaways: Las Vegas + L.A. + Portland
Hello! How’s your Summer so far? Hope it’s been treating you well. Where have your Summer travels taken you this year? Have you ever found yourself saying, “I need a vacation from this vacation!”? On this post, I’ll share how I try to find balance and get my own kind of fulfillment when leaving home … Continue reading The Slow Tourist: Finding Balance in the Age of Trends and Bucket Lists.
Hello! Hope this year has been treating you well. 🌼 Do you have any plans to visit San Francisco this year? On this post, I’ll be sharing the Weekend Itinerary with my visiting girlfriends when we wandered to four picturesque places—two city parks, a beach, and a historic site, and experienced gastronomical delights from a … Continue reading December in San Francisco: Weekend Itinerary ~ Friendships are Blessings.
"LIFE IS BLOOMING. Literally. This time around Winter, the magnificent magnolias in the San Francisco Botanical Garden are in full bloom along with other beautiful blossoms. Being surrounded with the city’s hectic vibe, John and I took the opportunity to visit this lovely and serene place. It’s just gorgeous; so inspiring." An excerpt from my first blog post of … Continue reading San Francisco Botanical Garden: Winter Edition
How many of us have had a tough time getting back into our creative zones after the holidays? I hope this post inspires you to get back in your own creative flow. 💕 My calendar was quite a mess after the holidays so I decided there’s no better time than the beginning of the year to … Continue reading Staying on Track and True to Myself as I Welcome the New Year.
Winter Walk is back for its 3rd year!❄ A holiday pop-up full of local deliciousness running through the entire month of December on Stockton Street between Geary and Ellis. If you happen to be around the Union Square area, this is a good spot to check out some of San Francisco’s food trucks/carts. Beneath the … Continue reading Winter Walk 2017: Food Trucks, Craft Beer, Music and More.
[A somewhat intro to Visit San Francisco] On this post, I'm going to talk about where I took my visiting parents last Labor Day 2017 which might help you in your next "short" visit to our beloved city. Read along to get some helpful detailed insights of places we visited. Jump to the summarized itinerary! My … Continue reading Labor Day 2017: A Long Weekend Itinerary.
For the past 9 years, I have moved around 3 different apartments in the South of Market neighborhood AKA SoMa, considered one of the least charming parts of San Francisco. However, it's important to note that it's situated right in downtown SF and for me, the convenience definitely makes up for the lack of charm since I … Continue reading Intro to Apartment Renting in San Francisco.