Monthly Preview: What I’m Getting Up To In November 2015

Monthly Preview: What I'm Getting Into in November 2015

Is the whole Rip Van Winkle effect stuck in hyper drive or something? Seriously. How did it already get to be November? I could swear that just yesterday I was stretching my legs as the […]

A Day in Red Hook: Brooklyn’s Isolated Neighborhood

Sunny's Bar during a day in Red Hook

Being a Manhattanite, I have always had a too stigma about Brooklyn. As in it’s just too too. Too many subway rides away. Too many bearded residents. Too many attitudinal cabbies who refuse to take […]

150 Things Locals Do In New York City

Grand Central

New York City is where every contradiction goes to seamlessly merge together in an almost unnatural sync that’s echoed in its protean neighborhoods, culturally varied residents, and its evolution and acceptance of new ‘normals’. A place […]

A Bank Holiday in Brighton and Hove

Hove beach huts

From the people who brought you the terms wanker, knackered, and kerfuffle – you’d certainly think the Brits would be able to come up with something more imaginative and inspiring to call their days off […]

Discovering Hammersmith and Chiswick: A Different Side of London

Hammersmith London

This article was originally written for the Apr/May issue of Coastal Lifestyle Magazine and was my first commissioned freelance print piece! The style may be different than other posts as writing for print is a bit of […]

Happy 1st Birthday To The Blog!

blog birthday

It’s not everyday you impulsively quit your job, get seriously drunk, go home with a random (yet incredibly sexy) stranger, pour you heart out, listen as they tell you the solution to your problem is to […]

Canyoning In Peneda-Geres National Park, Portugal

Peneda-Geres National Park

Travel is treacherous. Seriously, it should rip a page from America’s drug commercial culture and come up with its own disclaimer. Ask yourself if “travel” is right for you. Side effects may include an intense […]

Slowing Down in Porto, Portugal

Porto Portugal

There comes a defining juncture in every traveler’s life when they’re faced with the monumental choice of whether to move on or to stay; and often rounding out this already difficult situation is the additional […]

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian: An Unsung European Gem

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

It’s inescapable. Capital cities = Museums. Newcomers disembark on foreign soil to find countries proudly sitting astride layer upon layer of historic eminence with burgeoning assemblages of art cased throughout and all laying claims that their […]

I Don’t Know About You, But I’m Feeling 22 … In Lisbon


Ok, let’s get real and talk about Taylor Swift for a hot second (or for the next 547 words because let’s face it – we all know I have rambling tendencies when it comes to blog post intros). Let’s […]