Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Jenn Beard
89 followers
89 followers
About
Jenn Beard's posts

Post has attachment
Big Sur Fun - Day 3
After a relaxing breakfast overlooking the river, we packed up and headed to Point Lobos State Nature Reserve for a little hiking before we flew back to KC. We took the Cypress Grove Trail, which packs in a ton of beauty for 0.8 miles. You just don't get vi...

Post has attachment
Big Sur Fun - Day 2
If you don't know me, you might not know that I have a huge obsession with lighthouses - specifically living in a lighthouse. Before, during and after I was born in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, my dad was a lighthouse keeper and an ice breaker on Lake S...

Post has attachment
Big Sur Fun
The inside of Big Sur Roadhouse before the breakfast rush. I love spaces like this that are relaxed but beautiful (why is it so hard to make my house look like this?). This is the restaurant that serves the cabin and rooms where we're staying. We had a yumm...

Post has attachment
Driving Highway 1
After breakfast, we picked up a Jeep and headed down Highway 1. With it being a holiday week, it was pretty crowded but that was offset by all the pretty towns and beaches we drove by. We stopped in Santa Cruz for lunch at The Picnic Basket . I had a yummy ...

Post has attachment
Exploring the Bay - Day 2
Not sure what flower this is, but we saw them during our walk of Golden Gate Park yesterday. After resting for a bit at our hotel (aka watching three hours of Shark Tank), we walked to Anchor & Hope for dinner. I had the lobster roll and giant tater tots. W...

Post has attachment
Exploring the Bay
After a week of working (and working out ), Brian joined me in San Francisco for some much-needed vacation time. After a quick breakfast and changing hotels, we walked towards the ocean to check out the exploratorium , the Museum of Science, Art and Human P...

Post has attachment
Winding Down in Turkey
After the conference sessions, we headed to this boat to go see the Black Sea. As soon as we boarded we had lunch and then learned that the weather was not going to allow us to go out of the strait to see it. While that was disappointing, we did still see s...

Post has attachment
Touring Turkey Continued
In between getting some work done, I decided to spend a little time touring more of the city. We tried the Big Bus tour , a hop on/hop off double decker bus.  This was the view of the European side of Turkey as we approached the Bosphorus Bridge. The buildi...

Post has attachment
Touring Turkey
The food I've eaten so far has been mostly lentil soup, hummus, amazing fresh fruits, and this glorious baklava. These flags reminded me of Piccadilly Circus in London. I loved how so many people were out enjoying the beautiful weather, sitting in the parks...

Post has attachment
Catching Up in Turkey
Hello! I can't believe how far behind I've fallen on my updates and recaps lately. This year started with a cultural bang in Cuba and I've barely had time to catch my breath since. I like to keep my blog updated, even if only for my own memory jog down the ...
Wait while more posts are being loaded