I couldn’t help but have the Portlandia theme song repeating over and over in my head as we cruised into the ultra cool city of Portland, Oregon.
As we made our way from Portland airport, our super friendly Uber driver enthusiastically told us that Alberta Arts District was an awesome neighbourhood, and lucky, because that would be our home for the next four days. He gave us advice as to what to check out and after dropping our bags off at our AirBnB we went out to explore the neighbourhood.
Just a little post-spring cleaning to keep your eyes entertained. Have been wanting to update Sunday Best for a little while but due to all sorts of reasons, it’s taken me a while to get to it.
Not a revolution, just a small evolution, hope you like the fresh new look!
December – January: Wow flowers at Prahran Markets | Sunny bike rides to and from work and yoga | Finally filled my belly at Tonka in the city, Hawker Hall – Windsor and Transformer – Fitzroy | Wedding anniversary dinner at Movida | Home for Christmas | Starwars and dinner at Transformer | Fun friday night at Warhol and Weiwei | Hung out in The Boroughs | A year of look down photos for 2015
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After a long drive from Big Sur, our next stop on our 2015 US holiday was vibrant San Francisco.
Arriving at our AirBnB late on a busy Friday afternoon, The Castro District was buzzing. Commonly known as The Castro, it’s one of the first gay neighbourhoods in the United States and full of personality, great food and a welcoming neighbourhood. It’s also really well positioned for exploring, with the Mission District walking distance away and a main tramline ready to take you directly into the CBD in about 15 minutes.
After our last city jaunt in LA, San Francisco was a welcome change in pace and size. As long as you don’t mind the odd gravity defying hill, San Fransisco is a very walkable city. Its neatly packed streets are filled with colourful homes to uncover, each with their own personality. We quickly felt at home in San Francisco.
Melbourne was more like Meltburn today. We hit a stinky hot maximum temp of 42 degrees! I think that calls for an icy pole don’t you think?
Here’s a little collection over on my Icy poles board.
From the top: Striped ice pops from Martha Stewart, Mango + Salted coconut pop from The Design Files, Spicy margarita popsicles from Luvo’s fresh blog, Mango coconut and lime popsicles from Souvlaki for the soul, Sweet peach iced tea popsicles from Paper & Stitch blog, Peach moscato and raspberry pop from The Design Files, Blood orange popsicles from Paper & Stitch blog, Mylky protein + peanut butter choc tops from Yum magazine.
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