Steph Jones' Daily Blog

A daily photo blog by a London based digital designer // @Stephhh

06/09/15 – Home time on a massive plane! — Sep 6, 2015

06/09/15 – Home time on a massive plane!

We made it! It’s now Sunday evening and I’m back with my lovely boyfriend in our lovely flat, with a body clock that’s incredibly confused.. But the holiday was fantastic so I’m definitely not complaining!

I managed to get a bit of sleep but no where near enough to equal a ‘night’ but it is good to be back.
We were on this massive plane, a Boeing A380 – the first time I’ve ever been on one!

But for now, Goodnight London!


05/09/15 – So long San Fran! It’s been Gran..d —

05/09/15 – So long San Fran! It’s been Gran..d

I’m writing this from the BA Club lounge as we’re officially on our way home back to Britain.. Boo.

I’ve had an absolutely wonderful holiday in California. We’ve been so lucky with the weather as it’s been nothing but sunshine.. I’ve had some great quality time with my mum as well! But now it’s time to return to the hustle and bustle of London life and most of all the love of my life who’s also been in Estonia for the last week! Let’s fly!


04/09/15 – Traveling by Cable Car — Sep 5, 2015

04/09/15 – Traveling by Cable Car

This morning we drove back to San Fran for our final night in the city. We hadn’t planned on doing much today but it ended up being a wonderful day. We finally road the cable cars for one! Then had a few drinks at a rooftop bar overlooking union square! And between all that I managed to get a modest amount of shopping in!

Now it’s time for our last night’s sleep in San Fran before thinking about heading home tomorrow – sad times!


03/09/15 – Pool day in Monterey Bay — Sep 4, 2015

03/09/15 – Pool day in Monterey Bay

Our last full day in Monterey Bay and it was glorious! We spent the majority of today basking like sea lions in the sun.

I read so much of my book, but also got the chance for some fun in the pool! So pleased the weather held out as we’ve heard this isn’t what it’s like normally in early September!

Back to San Francisco tomorrow – road trip!


02/09/15 – A whaley good Wednesday — Sep 3, 2015

02/09/15 – A whaley good Wednesday

We went on a three hour whale watching trip today and it was fantastic! I’m pretty sure I’m saying everything is fantastic about this trip, but they truly were! We saw dozens of whales! And though the photos may not look it, they were SO close! Excellent!

Keeping with the aquatic theme we then went to the well known aquarium down the road. This was just as great as we saw loads of sea otters and puffins! What a great day for new animal experiences.


01/09/15 – Seal of approval for today! — Sep 2, 2015

01/09/15 – Seal of approval for today!

I started today off with a six mile run along Monterey Bay! I’m trying to keep up my running as I have my half marathon in a month or so, but California is WARM… But I’m trying!

As the weather started off quite cloudy today we decided to drive to Carmel, stopping off to see a few basking seals along the way! There’s tens of them in that second photo if you look close.

Finally we ended the day with a spot of sunbathing – lovely!


30/08/15 – Driving down the California West Coast — Aug 31, 2015

30/08/15 – Driving down the California West Coast

We managed to fit in a quick trip to Lombard Street this morning as seen, before packing our bags and heading off in our hire car.

Today we travel the west coast down to Monterey Bay for our next five nights in California. We had a gorgeous toilet break as seen in the bottom photo, and then finally drinks and dinner at the bay itself.

And thus begins the relaxing side to our Californian trip!