The Most Romantic Stay in Paris :: La Clef Louvre

Wandering the streets of Paris in a romantic ball gown, with a bunch of roses in hand, and wearing quite possibly the biggest grin on my face. Let me explain. I discovered the BEST time to shoot at the infamous Louvre without other spectators gawking or tourists walking into my oh so glamorous shot. This was…

Highlights of the Week :: San Francisco Visual Diary

It’s been awhile since I’ve sat down and had a chance to catch up with you. Life has been a whirl wind of events, days spent filming YouTube videos, and nights exploring San Francisco. Here’s a recap on what’s hot in the San Francisco food and fashion scene. Saturday, August 20 Brunch at Fiorella Brunch with…

DIY Healthy Breakfast and Lunch Recipes!

Ugh, we’re all sleep deprived these days! Why wake up early and make breakfast when you can sleep in for an extra 5 more minutes?! Well, I find that if I skip breakfast, I feel extremely slow and sluggish throughout the day. Worst of all, I end up over eating at lunch! Here’s 5 easy and…

Napa Valley Wine Country :: Travel Guide

One of the perks of living in San Francisco is the short drive to wine country. I took a road trip with Kelly (@Asideofsweet) in our cute Fiat for a girl’s get-away weekend in Napa Valley. Here’s a 48 hour travel guide to my favorite wineries and restaurants to grab a bite between each tasting, and where to…

Hotel La Lanterne :: Where to Stay in Paris

Oh the city of love, how I’ve always dreamed of visiting.. now I’m finally here! I took a late afternoon flight from London to Paris which I regret now. I realized that it would have been much cheaper and economical to take the Eurostar! Trains can go as cheap as $29 one way and I paid…

Farallon :: San Francisco Restaurants

San Francisco is best known as The City by the Bay with fresh seafood. I had the opportunity to check out Farallon, a snazzy underwater themed seafood restaurant with my #foodie friend Cristina! Honestly.. any reason to dress up for dinner is always a plus 🙂 The restaurant is conveniently located a few blocks from Union Square in Downtown,…

Back to School Supplies Haul + Giveaway!

Back to school season is here, yayyyy (said no one ever)! With summer coming to an end and a new school year beginning… I’m kick starting my #BacktoSchoolwithAlly YouTube Series with a quintessential ‘School Supplies Haul‘ video. Hopefully, this video will make you a little bit MORE excited and less stressed. 1 lucky winner will receive the school…

Top 11 Places to Visit in London :: Travel Guide

My travel guide to London: top places you must visit if you’ve never been to the city! I share my hotel, best restaurants, and attractions if you have a weekend or 48 hours in the city. This is my second post in collaboration with Virgin Atlantic, check out my blog post on the flight from San Francisco to London Heathrow….

Traveling to London from San Francisco :: Virgin Atlantic

London has always been on my bucket list of cities to visit before 25! I’m happy to partner with Virgin Atlantic to share the San Francisco to London First Class/Upper Class experience in a visual diary here on my blog. See more photos across my social media #SFOtoLHR! A chauffeur arrived at my home and whisked me away to…

Bluestem Brasserie :: Best Restaurants in San Francisco

Conveniently located in the heart of Downtown San Francisco, Bluestem Brasserie is a must visit for a delicious dinner with friends this holiday weekend! Bluestem specializes in hyper-seasonal dishes and is launching a new Summer Vacation cocktail menu on July 4th. See their bar menu here!As a girl who frequents Hawaii, I highly approve of the Maui Margarita with…

DIY Summer Pillow Fort!

As a kid, I always loved going camping with my friends. When my parents didn’t have time to take us, we would create make shift tents out of pillows and blankets. After we were done building our fort, we would make some refreshing lemonade. I’m happy to collaborate with Wendy’s as a part of the Crafternoon Series to build…