• Health & Well-being

    Happy World Introvert Day!

    I am going to hole up at home so nobody talk to me today!! Hah just kidding. As an introvert, I am NOT shy, quiet, reclusive, sensitive or anti-social (okay maybe sometimes anti-social because I am kind of selectively social)— I have no problems meeting…

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  • endless enthusiasm
    Health & Well-being

    Endless Enthusiasm

    I came across this amazing blog post last night and it is just SO on point. Last year, every time I went on a bike ride, I proclaimed it was the best one ever… well because all my bike rides were simply the best. AND…

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  • bikes x mcdonalds
    Fitness, Travel

    bikes x mcdonalds

    After days and days of Japanese food on my Japan Bike Tour, I have the worst confession in the world. It is a blasphemy to all foodies, fitness addicts and the health conscious… Eight days in the ride, Jody and I decided to use a…

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  • bike tour x japan
    Fitness, Travel

    bike tour x japan

    As I am almost a month into my Asia trip, I am sitting in my hotel room in Hong Kong, finally having some alone time and am beginning to reminisce about my trip thus far. On September 27, I got on an airplane and flew…

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  • Bike Touring in Japan: Packing
    Travel

    Bike Touring in Japan: Packing

    I have been traveling a lot this year and I’ve learned a lot of lessons and picked up the a lot of quirks (and some bad habits). My next big trip is a 10-day self-supported [“credit card”] bicycle tour in Japan and I knew packing…

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  • 100 Miles of Happiness from LA to Santa Barbara
    Fitness, Travel

    100 Miles of Happiness

    Earlier this week, I rode 100 miles of happiness from West Hollywood to Santa Barbara. It was a ride filled with boisterous rolling hills and luscious scenery in between the Pacific Coast and the rustic beauty of the dry California mountains. We rode along the…

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  • Fashion & Beauty

    Riding in Louboutins

    I have a confession: I’ve always had a secret dream to own a pretty cruiser bike and ride around town looking pretty, chic …and not sweaty with helmet hair, dead bugs all over and smudged eyeliner. If you know me, you know I am a…

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  • Health & Well-being

    Habits, Changes & Free Time

    Europe, LA, Las Vegas, Vancouver, Vegas, LA, Greece… I am once again back in LA! Perhaps I will get to writing about my trips one day… But in the meantime, last week when we were coming home from Greece and having breakfast in the Philadelphia…

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  • Travel

    Southern France Living

    On my quest to keep my life as fulfilled as possible, I’ve been away from [my second] “home” for 3 weeks now as I traverse Europe. Along with along with my two craziest friends, we partied for two weeks straight in London, Lagos, Lisbon and Barcelona— think…

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  • Travel

    New Lands, New Beginnings

    I came to LA with winter legs, a fresh import from Vancouver, a city that has been drenched from a winter of El Nino tainted weather. Even though I have been riding year round, I have been doing nothing but easy commutes to and from…

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  • Life, Spirituality

    I had an Epiphany…

    epiphany : a moment in which you suddenly see or understand something in a new or very clear way While riding my bike to work one cold, albeit sunny October morning in 2015, I suddenly had an epiphany and decided I had to quit my…

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