November 2014

An Upper West Side day of adventure

One of my favorite things about New York City is that it’s so easy to keep the spirit of travel alive, even in my fixed life: new neighborhoods to explore, new restaurants to try, new shows to see. Even though it’s easy to fall into a Brooklyn rut–especially when the weather gets chilly–I crossed the […]

November 13, 2014 Continue reading…

Fall vegetarian ziti: recipe!

Even though New York City is the land of Seamless delivery and unlimited restaurant options, I still prefer to cook the majority of my meals at home. It’s partly to save money and partly to be healthier, but I think it’s mostly because I grew up in a house where eating out was reserved for […]

November 11, 2014 Continue reading…

Of the moment // 11.7.14

One of the reasons why I blog is simply to have the space to write: getting things “on paper” helps me to process my feelings and organize my thoughts. I also love having a record of my life over the past few years: a place that holds all of my stories, my photos, the ups […]

November 7, 2014 Continue reading…

Postcard from San Juan del Sur

As much as I loved the isolation and subsequent relaxing vibes of Costa Dulce, I started to get a little stir-crazy midweek: completely blame that sensation on my current New York City lifestyle. A few of us decided to head into town for the afternoon: while everyone else was interested in buying souvenirs, I just […]

November 6, 2014 Continue reading…

If you want to travel the world

The email I often find in my inbox goes a little something like this: I’m unhappy/bored/trapped in my current lifestyle. I want to travel the world. How did you do it? How can I do it? For the sake of efficiency and maybe for everyone else who’s thinking the same question, here’s my answer.

November 5, 2014 Continue reading…

The best of Nicaragua, via Instagram

The last week in Nicaragua was (almost) exactly what I’d hoped for: early morning yoga classes accompanied by astrological insights, a hammock on my balcony with an ocean view, lazy afternoons spent reading/walking/surfing on a private beach, fresh coconuts and savory vegetarian meals, surrounded by lush forest and few other humans. If it wasn’t for […]

November 4, 2014 Continue reading…