February 2014

Postcard from Playa La Meseta

We spent the vast majority of our time in the Dominican Republic at Casa Bonita: I mean, there was an infinity pool and a hammock and someone to machete coconuts for me. No reason to leave! One day, however, we did decide to go dip our feet in the Caribbean and wandered down to the […]

February 13, 2014 Continue reading…

The best of the Dominican Republic (in iPhone photos)

The Dominican Republic was one of my favorite kind of trips: those ones that are thrown together on an impulse, where suddenly you have a plane ticket and a hotel reservation and something to look forward to before you even realized you agreed to go in the first place. But somebody had a January birthday […]

February 11, 2014 Continue reading…

Postcard from El Yunque Rainforest

After a week of nothing but beaches and sunshine (poor us!), El Yunque was a nice burst of greenery on our last day in Puerto Rico. The only tropical rainforest in the United States–isn’t it funny how that works?–El Yunque National Forest is only a few minutes away from the beautiful beaches of Luquillo. A few […]

February 6, 2014 Continue reading…

Prettier Please: the ultimate girls’ night in

By all means, I’m a girly girl. I had my first manicure before I started kindergarten (photo proof here!), donning a pink-and-white striped dress and Mary Janes as I perched in the nail salon of a friend of friend. I spent a good chunk of my childhood poring over a DIY spa book, concocting avocado […]

February 4, 2014 Continue reading…