All posts tagged: san-francisco

20 of the best San Francisco airbnb rentals

It’s funny how each of my travel photos on Instagram seem to be driven by a specific colour depending on where I go. Croatia last year was a mixed of dark blue and natural hues, Portugal in February was a celebration of pale blue and white, San-Francisco last week was an hymn to soft pink and soothing pastels and I can’t tell you how much I loved it!

Urban Jungle in San Francisco, Paxton Gate

Urban jungle in San Francisco

Last Monday, Siham from Frenchbydesign and I spent the day walking around the streets of San Francisco. I saw many pretty ceramic shops and coffee places in Valencia and I loved discovering Paxton Gate, which is quite an interesting, curious shop considering they specialise in entomology and taxidermy and plants. So yes you get welcomed by skulls and dead animals but then as you walk in, you discover this gorgeous urban jungle garden at the back of the shop filled with cacti, succulents and other beautiful plants. I thought it was quite funny the contrast between all things dead and these beautiful, green plants celebrating life…

4 days in San Francisco: How to travel light

4 days in San Francisco: How to travel light

As much I love when a guy offers to carry my heavy suitcase up the stairs, you have to admit that most of the time, we have to take care of things ourselves. So when I travel alone by plane, I make a point of packing light to make my life easier.