Vancouver BC: See The Best of the Northwest With These Travel Tips

Vancouver BC | hiking trail travel guide | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Hand Luggage Only

Our first stop in Vancouver, BC was the Aberdeen Centre Mall. While we were here, Zia got the opportunity to practice some of her Chinese language skills with some local shop owners. There are two sides to this mall – with one side that caters more to locals and one that caters more to tourists. If you venture over to the […]

Paris 4th arrondissement

Paris 4th arrondissement | grafiti mural Pompidous Center art museum | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Gina Speed

Our next major must-see-stop in Paris involves modern art in massive proportions!  Home of the Pompidou Center, the Paris 4th arrondissement is a feast for the eyes. You can certainly spend a full day in this burrough with plenty of art and people-watching alone.  If contemporary art and fashion-forward city locals are your thing, then dress comfortably for the weather […]

La Jolla in the Springtime

Black's Beach La Jolla travel guide | Girlfriend is Better
Cliff view above Black's Beach

I’ve lived in some dreamy cities of Southern California, but La Jolla has by far been the dreamiest. Here is a quick travel guide to all of my current favorite spots. Perfect for a stay-cation or weekend getaway! This will in no way constitute a comprehensive list but is a great place to start. There is so much to experience […]