Archive for the ‘travel’ Category

Here I am, in Ireland! It’s been a really relaxing time. Lots of home-cooked hearty meals (my favorite = bacon and cabbage!), lots of reading (mostly finished with all the Harry Potter books), and lots of shopping and even more window-shopping. I went to Galway yesterday and revisited all my old haunts. I had studied […]

I miss the stew, the shank … the sweaters? Thrillist featured an article on Clanaran Sweaters, based out of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland (We went to the west coast of Ireland!). Here’s a brief description of what these sweaters are all about, in the words of the (super cute!) Thrillist […]

I don’t know if I ever mentioned this, but half of this blog is from California. I was born and raised in Southern California (NO ONE there says SOCAL so PLEASE stop it!) and I moved out east when I was 18. The East Coast was definitely… different. Culture, weather, food, religion, you name it, […]

Ah, San Francisco. As they say, there’s something sisterly between Brooklyn and San Francisco, which maybe explains my affinity for the girl smoking outside of a bar I was in tonight. Left hand on her hip, right hand holding a cigarette, she had an air of casual confidence — but t’was the hat that sealed […]

I’m missing Autumn in New York and it’s just about the saddest thing ever. I shake a clenched fist at the world for sending me to Las Vegas on the very first day of my favorite season. Vegas. Where the sun keeps shining, the air is dry; but the food! oh, the food! — Yea, I stayed indoors for […]