Top 10 Things to Do in San Francisco

SF has always been a rich, cool city, long before the tech invasion and bubble craze. With its diverse population of immigrants living in multifarious neighborhoods, this big city is one of the best on the West in terms of history, culinary expertise, and scenic views. Sunny with moderate temperatures all year-around, San Francisco has […]

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Top 10 Sweets to Eat in San Francisco

Here are my top picks when you’re in town listed in order of priority. Neighborhood in parentheses and anything in italics is on my to-do list. 1. Golden Gate Bakery ($, Chinatown, Egg tarts): Home to the best, most luscious egg custard tarts you can get in the United States, these are no ordinary egg tarts. […]

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JoYo San Diego Guide

Beautiful beaches, amazing hiking trails covered in succulents, and bountiful brunches, San Diego is where I am going to retire. Plus, the fish tacos are the most awesome here. This where you’re going to get the rest and relaxation you need and deserve. Be aware that San Diego is very sprawl so you will need […]

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What to Do in San Diego

Beautiful beaches, amazing hiking trails covered in succulents, and bountiful brunches, San Diego is where I am going to retire. Plus, the fish tacos are the most awesome here. This where you’re going to get the rest and relaxation you need and deserve. Be aware that San Diego is very sprawl so you will need […]

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What to Eat Sweet in San Diego

There are tons of remarkable desserts in San Diego – let’s go now! These are the top best picks for San Diego sweets. Pictured above is VG’s donuts. Special shout out to J. Liu who has lived in San Diego for almost a decade and provided most of these recs! Items are listed with the neighborhood […]

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What to Eat Savory in San Diego

Being right next to Mexico and the coast, San Diego is the place in the US to get fish tacos. There are delicious burgers, brunch, burritos, and BBQ that you must eat as well.Special shout out to J. Liu who has lived in San Diego for almost a decade and provided most of these recs! […]

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Where to Party in San Diego

I’ve explored a lot of San Diego but not much of the nightlife yet. For nightlife, there is a most obvious neighborhood of Gaslamp Quarter. That is where you need to be. Special shout out to J. Liu who has lived in San Diego for almost a decade and provided most of these recs! Items are […]

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JoYo Seattle Guide

Seattle is an eclectic city made up of amazing, beautiful, and cute neighborhoods. I personally see it as a baby San Francisco – less crowded, cheaper, cleaner, and just as wonderful. Explore one of my favorite cities with me. Yes, it even has the hills like SF. Best Things to Do Best Sweets Best Restaurants […]

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Best Things to Do in Seattle

Here are the most important for new Seattle visitors listed in priority order. After you finish the tourist hot spots, go discover the mountains with the locals or hop on the ferries to the nearby islands. Seattle neighborhood in parentheses and anything in italics is on my to-do list. 1. Pike Place Market (Free, Downtown): Seattle’s famous […]

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Best Sweets in Seattle

Seattle sweets make me smile. There are so many delightful things to eat, you’ll have to pack a couple toothbrushes to keep up. Join me on an eating adventure! And, if you have a car or are near West Seattle, hit up Original Bakery for their Pershing doughnut. It’s fresh, fluffy, and absolutely delightful. Items […]

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