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December 2013

2013 resolutions: what I did more of this year

One of my favorite things about having a blog is that it holds me accountable. Writing things down automatically makes me more likely to follow through on goals, and that accountability is doubled when it's shared publicly. That's why I'm a big fan...
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Looking back on 2013

2013 was a good year. I feel secure in the choices I've made, content with my relationships and environment. My mantra has forever been peaceful, grounded, stress-free; this is the year that I've finally felt it all come to fruition. I've found peace...
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Currently: on the beach

Ah, jeez. The past couple weeks have been rough. No matter how excited I get about a spurt of travel, soon enough the reality catches up with me: long lines at airport security, not having all of my tried-and-true beauty products, a night at home...
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The best of Miami, via Instagram

Low 80s, sun shining, desperately humid but with an ocean breeze: Miami in the winter is a world away from the chill of New York City.I've visited twice recently--once after a cruise in 2012, and most recently for work a couple of weeks ago--and it's...
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Postcard from Wynwood Walls

When I visited Miami in December of last year, I stuck to South Beach--mostly because I couldn't bear to leave the Surfcomber. This year, I headed down with ONA for the Miami Street Photography Festival (we were a co-sponsor with Leica), which took...
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The best things to eat in Montreal

When people asked me what I wanted to in Montreal, I listed three things: try poutine, eat a Montreal bagel and sip a hot chocolate in Vieux Montreal. As soon as I arrived in the city and flipped through the National Geographic: Montreal Restaurants...
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2013: The end of solo female travel?

This year, I’ve been on 16 flights, two train rides and countless subway rides. I have my carry-on bag packing down to an art form and know the route to the airport like the back of my hand. Despite settling into a fixed life in New York City, there...
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Postcard from Mount Royal Park

I tend to judge a city by its parks: as much as I love street art and sidewalk cafes and vintage boutiques, my favorite thing to do in a new city is still to find a sunny bench or patch of grass and read a book. Whether it's an expanse as huge and...
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The best of Montreal, via Instagram

Montreal has been on my dream travel list for ages, if only for the opportunity to practice my French without flying over the Atlantic. I've also been itching to visit our neighbor to the north; Canada was tops on my list of places I wanted to go in...
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