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San Francisco: Painted Ladies

One of the most Instagrammable places you can visit in San Francisco is this row of dainty pastel houses called the Painted Ladies (or Postcard Row). You can get the best view of the houses from Alamo Square park, with a stunning contrast of Victorian architecture in the foreground and modern structures…

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San Francisco: Hayes Valley

And San Francisco continues to be one of my favorite places in the world. I had one day free before I wrapped my LA-NYC-SFO trip up last October, and I spent it with Kiks, one of my college kabarkadas currently based in The City. He was the same person who introduced me to the…

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New York: SoHo

What to do on a rainy day in SoHo? Take shelter! After hoping for better weather at the New Museum and only getting disappointed, Cheskie and I found it really hard to take a leisurely stroll and do some window shopping along SoHo’s open sidewalks. We had to go straight to…

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New York: New Museum

Lovers of contemporary art should visit the New Museum on the Lower East Side. One cold, rainy day, I met up with my friend Cheskie who happened to be in New York the same time as me. I didn’t really research about this museum beforehand, which was unusual considering how I…

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