May 2013

Why I’m not going to TBEX

When I was traveling through Jordan, staying in five-star hotels and being shuttled around in a comfortable bus with Wifi and a row all to myself and watching the sunset over the Dead Sea from my balcony, I realized that seeing the best a country has to offer isn’t necessarily the best fit for me. […]

May 10, 2013 Continue reading…

The best of Jordan, via Instagram

I’m not sure if I really knew what to expect from Jordan: I knew that there would be delicious falafel, the place where they shot Indiana Jones and perhaps some camels, but beyond that, I was completely open-minded (read: clueless). The one thing I didn’t expect it to be was so beautiful in so many […]

May 9, 2013 Continue reading…

Unassisted headstand: accomplished!

I first started doing yoga in high school: my mom thought it would be good therapy after my first knee surgery. I thought it was boring, preferring to spend my time on “real” work-outs that involved a lot of high-energy cardio and weights sessions that left me dripping with sweat. However, I threw a nighttime […]

May 7, 2013 Continue reading…

A note on souvenirs, and a NOVICA giveaway

I’ve always been a bit mixed on the idea of souvenirs. As much as I love having a memento to remember my travels by, I usually prefer to spend my money on incredible experiences–and the memories and photos that result are souvenir enough. However, I’ve picked up beautiful jewelry all across the world and I […]

May 3, 2013 Continue reading…

Postcard from Greenwood Cemetery

After an early Saturday morning run and a coffee from my favorite cafe in the Lower East Side, my friend Kate and I were heading out for the ultimate day in Brooklyn. Once we realized the train we wanted wasn’t running on the weekend, we just hopped on the next train that would take us over […]

May 1, 2013 Continue reading…