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January 2015

Life Stories

American Food I Always Miss While Abroad

When I’m not sure what to do when I’m traveling, I pull a classic Damon Dominique, go to the grocery store, and then have the same realization nearly every time: there is just some American food I will always miss while…


The aftermath of NYC’s apocalyptic, historical snowstorm Juno

I’ve lived in NYC long enough to have experienced Hurricane Irene, that one mini earthquake in lower Manhattan, Hurricane Sandy, and now, the latest storm weather outlets deemed as apocalyptic, snowstorm Juno. As a Manhattan resident, I heard it all from…


French Food I Miss Most

Now that I’ve been away from Paris for three years, it’s starting to hit me how much I miss the city, the language, and these foods I used to eat every day. YOP Chocolat When I first moved to…


Don’t go to Niagara Falls without Gloves

Niagara Falls was never really on my extremely long and a bit overwhelming list of “Places I Must Visit Before I Die,” but when a Groupon for a $49 hotel came up in my Featured Deals, I figured it…

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NYC Coffee Shops With Couches

Finding the perfect NYC coffee shop is a struggle. Trust me, I get it. One of the first (and most important, might I add) aspects to a city, for me, is it’s coffee shop culture Now that I’ve lived four years…

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Apartment Hunting in Hollywood

It doesn’t take much for me to want to move somewhere and lately, I’ve been eyeing you Los Angeles. “Lately” meaning the last 15 years of my life “lately.” Before I moved to Barcelona for a summer then to…

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3 NYC Bookstores That Aren’t Barnes & Noble

I know it’s odd for someone like me, who gets about halfway through a book before deciding it’s not for me, to write an entire post on my favorite bookstores in New York City, but truth is, I’m a…


Places I’m Pissed I Never Went To in Paris

Tell me how I spent one year in Paris, and then even led an eleven-day French immersion trip and still totally missed these places? Whaaaat kind of travel blogger do I think I am? #Disappointed. So here, I present you…