- Los Angeles,
- Boutique Travel,
- Food & Wine
Part-time DIY'er and photographer. Full-time dreamer. Based in Los Angeles, always planning out the next unique adventure – big or small. Half Japanese with cheeky foodie tendencies.
BUR for quick jaunts. LAX for far-off destinations.
My travel style
Researched and aspirational traveler. I always make a big list of things to check out – especially food! – and map them out to explore the most and maximize the trip. I like to get recommendations from locals so that I can authentically feel the beat of the place I am visiting.
Mid-century modern meets California cool in this new hotel already featured on everyone’s hot list.
$50 food / beverage credit daily.
Upgrade subject to availability.
The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Grand hotel in a building from 1863 within walking distance from Bourbon Street with posh rooms and suites.
$100 hotel / resort credit.
Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.
Skyview Los Alamos
Iconic roadside motel-turned-boutique luxury with a pool and working vineyard.
Recently returned from:
Traversing Oahu on a birthday vacation, complete with a starry North Shore night with friends and wine!
Enjoying fireside romance in the snow dusted ski resort of Sundance in Utah.
Relaxing on a sunny, secret hideaway staycation in LA.
Adventuring offbeat in a hotel complete with skate park in Salt Lake City, UT.
All over Italy – Venice and Florence namely.
Tulum for something Nu.
I will go to Mykonos. With a vision of a gentle coast.
Onsen tour in Japan.
One thing I can't travel without...
Two truths, one lie:
I organized full-service travel for a film crew of 20+ for two weeks all over rural Scotland.
I lived in the Tokyo area for over a month.
I was a Junior Mounty (much like Junior Rangers) in Canada as a child.
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