Alviso Marina: Afternoon in the salt flats

Afternoon adventure in the salt flats A couple of weekends ago, I (lovingly) dragged my boyfriend out of the house to go visit Alviso Marina County Park to see the famous salt flats. Alviso is a county park in Santa Clara which is known for it's super cool salt flats. I had seen pictures all…

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Northern California Renaissance Faire at Casa de Fruta

A couple of weekend ago, my boyfriend and I traveled down to Casa de Fruta, just outside of Hollister, CA, for the Northern California Renaissance Faire.  It was about an hour's drive from our home in San Jose, but it was totally worth it. I had always wanted to go to the faire and  my…

Vienna, I adore you. TrenItalia? Not so much

A month of studying abroad has flown by and I have fallen in love. No, not with a person (I've already done that, hey hun) but with a city. On Thursday, September 29, my two friends and I set out for our weekend in Vienna, Austria. Our weekend started early because yet again, TrenItalia wanted…