Best Skiing in the French Alps: A Beginner’s Guide

924Shares 0 0 924 0 No planning involved, just enjoy the ride. Skiing the French Alps in March with Ski Itineraries is scenic, fun, and culturally immersive. Who could’ve known that skiing the French Alps in March was even possible? During our time in Europe in late March, we skied from Italy to Switzerland, we […]

Why are Le Cinque Terre a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

355Shares 0 0 355 0 I’ll stop you right there. It’s not why you think. It’s not because of the 5 quaint, medieval villages, it’s because of what’s protecting them–extensive landscape terraces. When I set out to visit Liguria and le Cinque Terre region, I didn’t realize I was going in so naive until I […]

The Best Beach Hotel in Dubrovnik: Hotel Bellevue

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 Hotel Bellevue is the best beach hotel in Dubrovnik. Perched 30m above sea level into a cliff above Miramare Bay, it’s no wonder it’s called bellevue, which literally means beautiful view in French. Croatia had been on my bucket-list for the last 2 years. But because of layovers, flight times, […]

Local Guide: Best Restaurants on Upper West Side

655Shares 0 0 655 0 After living over 4 years on the UWS, I can now officially share my recommendations for the best restaurants on the Upper West Side. Here are my 20 go-to restaurants, cafes, and bakeries. I’ve been living on the Upper West Side for a little over 4 years now. It’s funny […]

This Is Why I Love New York City

1Shares 0 0 1 0 I’ve recently been involved in conversations about the value of New York City and whether it’s worth living in this city. Here’s my rant and side of the story as to why I love New York City. I love New York City. Even more so, I love my neighborhood–the Upper […]

12 Things To Do in Intra, Lago Maggiore

786Shares 0 0 786 0 Intra is the perfect town to visit on Lago Maggiore—rain or shine. You can stroll the alleys in search of food, spend a whole day locked up shopping in Reptile’s House, stay up late drinking, or visit the local market on Saturdays. Intra is the most popular and lively of […]

Orta San Giulio: Things To Do On Lake Orta

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 With multi-colored houses with galleries and cafes, wrought-iron balconies, and gates lining the cobbled alleys of the gorgeous little medieval town of Orta San Giulio, finding things to do on Lake Orta becomes easy. Although my origins are from the neighboring lake of Lago Maggiore, we all admit to ourselves that the […]

11 Seoul Instagram Captions

2Shares 0 0 2 0 When you’re S(e)oul searching for good Seoul Instagram captions for your travels, you can count on me. My trip to Seoul last fall had me struggling for puns. It wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be to come up with clever Seoul Instagram captions. After spending an entire […]