July 2013

The five key pieces to pack for Iceland

No matter what time of year it is, be prepared for a chill in Iceland. The temperatures average around freezing in winter and creep up to highs of 60 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. Even during the 24 hours of daylight in summer, blue skies and sunshine are a rarity. The capital city of Reykjavik […]

July 29, 2013 Continue reading…

Do, Eat, Drink: Williamsburg

 I’m not a “New Yorker” by any means, but I’ve lived in the city long enough to host quite a few visitors, plan several days of fun and start to find my favorite local haunts. Here are my favorite things to do, eat and drink in Williamsburg (where I used to live and where plenty […]

July 26, 2013 Continue reading…

Do, Eat, Drink: Brooklyn

 I’m not a “New Yorker” by any means, but I’ve lived in the city long enough to host quite a few visitors, plan several days of fun and start to find my favorite local haunts. Here are my favorite things to do, eat and drink in Brooklyn: I’ll update it whenever I find something new […]

July 25, 2013 Continue reading…

Do, Eat, Drink: Lower East Side

I’m not a “New Yorker” by any means, but I’ve lived in the city long enough to host quite a few visitors, plan several days of fun and start to find my favorite local haunts. Here are my favorite things to do, eat and drink on the Lower East Side (where I currently live): I’ll […]

July 24, 2013 Continue reading…

Do, Eat, Drink: Manhattan

 I’m not a “New Yorker” by any means, but I’ve lived in the city long enough to host quite a few visitors, plan several days of fun and start to find my favorite local haunts. Here are my favorite things to do, eat and drink in Manhattan: I’ll update it whenever I find something new […]

July 23, 2013 Continue reading…

A new site, and a charming way with words

A few years ago, a fortune cookie told me You have a charming way with words. I tucked the fortune into my wallet, and carried it around with me as I traveled, wrote, took photos. A friend noticed it last summer, noting what an apt description it was. Today, my site had a bit of […]

July 22, 2013 Continue reading…

The best scoops around the world

JULY IS NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH. When I realized that last week, it necessitated an immediate tweet and prompted me to a) start making ice cream dates with every soul in New York City and b) reflect on the best ice cream I’ve eaten.      After I realized that a) would be difficult because New […]

July 19, 2013 Continue reading…