So Copenhagen isn’t JUST drinking on canals with friends (although a lot of it is, and that is awesome). It’s also got a lot of beautiful sights, and here are some of the highlights! Copenhagen’s downtown area, where all of the main tourist sites are, is actually quite small and it’s totally possible to just go … More Best Things to Do in Copenhagen
I have been doing a fair amount of traveling in the last year and I’ve been an absolute tw*t (in the British meaning, so everybody calm down, it’s not that serious :)) about sharing any of it. I’m really the worst. But in a once-again renewed feeling of wanting to write and post more, I … More Scandinavian Dream // Intro
Many years ago, in college, I tried eating an oyster for the first time (and it was a gigantic one–in my memory it was at least the size of my palm, if not bigger) at our senior class picnic. Rather than learn to embrace the seafood delicacy, my fear of the slimy bivalve was confirmed, … More Foodie Find: Hog Island Oyster Farm — Tomales Bay, California
You know, Nike was really onto something there. Recently my life has been throwing me all kinds of signs, all of them more or less amounting to the same message: JUST, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, DO IT. As is customary for the end of a year and the start of a new one, I’ve … More Just Do It. But Really–Do It Already.
A couple of months ago I was feeling really stir-crazy. Don’t get me wrong; New York is a magical city–there are still times when I walk through Central Park or see the Brooklyn Bridge with the Manhattan skyline spread out across the horizon or catch the orange sunset through tall apartment buildings and I am … More Traveling to Chinatown and Joe’s Shanghai Soup Dumplings vs. Din Tai Fung
It’s been a long while since I posted about food, which is a shame because it means, unfortunately, that I haven’t eaten too much memorable food recently. But this past Sunday night, I was graciously invited to a dinner party at a friend’s place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and it was a lot of firsts for … More The Universal Love of Eating, Drinking, and Being Merry Together
“Now more than ever do I realize that I shall never be content with a sedentary life, and that I shall always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.” – Isabelle Eberhardt Today in New York feels like the first real sign of spring. Just a gorgeous, breezy, sunny day topped with perfect blue … More Thoughts of a Sun-Drenched Elsewhere