Postcards

A visit to the United Nations

An activity that was at the top of my list of things I can’t believe I haven’t done in New York City: a tour of the United Nations headquarters! I finally found some time to squeeze in a tour between meetings last week: one thing that makes it extra tough to visit as a resident and not […]

May 18, 2017 Continue reading…

A visit to the Guggenheim

One of the things that I’m working on right now is going to all of the iconic New York City things that can get lost in the shuffle when you’ve been living here for a while. A few weekends ago, I headed to the Upper East Side to visit the Guggenheim for the very first time.  […]

May 4, 2017 Continue reading…

Postcard from Central Park in fall

Central Park is one of my favorite places in the city in all seasons, but it’s especially hard to beat in fall. The foliage is just so gorgeous! And one of my favorite (and fairly underrated) spots in the park is the Pool, located off 103rd Street on the west side. It’s far enough from the […]

December 1, 2016 Continue reading…

Postcard from Nyack

I’m constantly surprised at how different life is once you leave the five boroughs of New York City: you don’t have to go too far before you feel like you’re surrounded by fresh air and silence, instead of the constant smog and chaos of the city. The Hudson River Valley is full of adorable, laid-back […]

August 4, 2016 Continue reading…

Postcard from the streets of Cannes

I’m still in a bit of disbelief over the events in Nice last week. Six years ago on Bastille Day, I drank champagne and watched the fireworks with friends on that very same promenade. I was in Cannes just a few weeks ago, and I head back to Paris in a few more weeks: France is heavy […]

July 21, 2016 Continue reading…

Postcard from the Cannes market

Market culture is one of my favorite things about France: when I lived in Nice, I used to go shopping at the local market a few times a week, discovering new ingredients like zucchini flowers and stocking up on plenty of fresh strawberries and tomatoes. I love the fresh, seasonal produce and the copious amount and […]

July 7, 2016 Continue reading…

The best of Portland, Maine

First of all, let me just talk about how confused everyone around me has been because of my visits to Portland, Oregon and Portland, Maine within a few weeks of each other. My mom thought that Jillian and I popped over to the other side of the country for a girls weekend, people at work […]

May 12, 2016 Continue reading…