Downtown Pensacola: The New ‘It’ Destination Of The South

The Tin Cow in Downtown Pensacola

Move over downtowns of Savannah, Charleston, and New Orleans, there’s a new southern rival in town and its name is Pensacola, Florida. I can already envision the open mouth, slack-jawed look on my friends’ faces as they […]

Accidentally (Ok So Purposely) Sneaking Into The Pensacola Historic Village

Pensacola Historic Village

I’m not a criminal. Really. Did I do a criminal-like thing? Absolutely not. Well, ok…maybe. Kind of. I mean does trespassing in a neighborhood that’s been around since the 1500’s really count as a crime? […]

A Look In The Rearview: My Top 14 Experiences in 2014


Airports are the BEST THING EVER. I know it sounds crazy but seriously, I love them. What’s not to love? In the past hour at LaGuardia, I’ve seen uncontrollably stuffed bags fat-shamed on the scale resulting […]

8 Places to Shop in New York City For Unique Holiday Gifts


I suck at pretty much everything. For those of you who have been following along, you already know I dance like an awkward teenage boy alone by the punch bowl at senior prom, I can’t go […]

A Local’s Guide To Eating Your Way Through Chelsea Market, NYC

Chelsea Market

Really, it’s not my fault – this massive fixation I have with every little morsel, crumb, or scrap of edibles I can fit into my gastrointestinal tract. I don’t purposefully plan my days around whatever scrumptious meal I’m going to eat […]

Lies My Travels Told Me – Luwak Coffee, Bali


Like all human beings, I’ve been hurt before – by boys, friends, grandparents, siblings, pets, cracks in the sidewalk, vodka disguised as water in my college dorm room. I mean, I’m a realist. I accept […]

How Not To Ride A Bike Through A Balinese Village – Part 2


If you’ve already read Part 1 of this epic saga, we had left off with me flailing about in the bushes trying to untangle myself from a bicycle. For those of you who live life on the edge and […]

How Not To Ride A Bike Through A Balinese Village – Part 1


I’ve mentioned before that I have unbelievably terrible luck while on organized tours (although if truth be told, I don’t have that great of a record on my own either). I try to find the […]

Caption This – Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia

In the nasally voice of James Blunt..."Goodby my lover, goodbye my friend, you have been the one, you have been to one for me..."

A few weeks ago I posted my first ‘Caption This’ with every intention of having it be an uncomplicated one night stand – especially since it was a massive failure in which no one added their own captions resulting […]

A Disastrous Tourist Affair at the Blue Note in NYC

blue note

I Told You So. The most gratifying word combination in the Oxford-English dictionary. Do I like saying them? Yes (let’s face it, who doesn’t love being right) and no (because if I’ve said them, it probably means I […]