Bonjour! My name is Christine. C’est Christine is where I share the places I’ve been, the experiences I’ve had, the photos I love and the things I struggle with.
I studied journalism, played lacrosse and was a proud Alpha Delta Pi at California State University, Chico.
I’ve worked in high-tech PR and social media in Silicon Valley, bartended and assisted in a cooking school in the French Riviera, coordinated the marketing for a Scandinavian furniture company in Australia and backpacked solo through Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia.
I currently manage the marketing and social media for ONA Bags and live in Williamsburg. Since I “settled down” in New York City in August 2012, I’ve traveled to Panama City, the San Blas Islands, Cartagena, Miami, the Bahamas, the Berkshires, Las Vegas, Jordan, Iceland and Portland. I spend (most of) my weekends treating New York City like the incredible vacation destination that it is: wandering new neighborhoods, trying new restaurants, seeking new experiences.
My twenty-something goals include
a road trip across the USA, skydiving over the Great Barrier Reef and rollerblading a marathon. I love bikes, beaches and yoga. As soon as someone tells me I can’t or won’t do something, I usually do it (i.e. moving to France). I like sunrises even more than I like sunsets. I’m extremely amused by pugs and water slides, and I’ve never met a craft beer or savignon blanc I didn’t like. My favorite places to explore are cemeteries and libraries. I believe in gratitude journals, morning meditation and sending hand-written thank you notes. A good cure for a bad day is a sweaty workout and a long, hot shower; the best cure is a swim in the ocean.
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. And so, I hope you find the words not just charming, but compelling.
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My favorite posts (in no particular order)
The most popular posts EVER
Katelyn’s favorite posts*
*Katelyn is my high school best friend who has faithfully read every post on this site, and often acts as an editor/proofreader/idea-bouncer
Looking for even more inspiration? These are the blogs I’m reading.