Category Archives: travel

Photo Favorites: April 2015

Just two weeks ago, I was in Boston confronted with lingering piles of snow in Beacon Hill. Now, it feels like spring has sprung up everywhere (Boston, I trust that the snow has melted and you’re reporting the same?) April in London has been sunny — so far — which means it’s been terribly difficult to […]

Shop Visit: La Garçonne, NYC

Proof that Instagram lies: those of you following my #collegetours photos no doubt have envisioned an idyllic romp through the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, replete with leisurely lunches and afternoon shopping. Nothing could be further from the truth: the tone for our odyssey was set on day one when we left our morning school appointment in […]

Photo Favorites: March 2015

Is there anything better than a few days in Paris? Not to me, there isn’t. I still pinch myself every time I board the Eurostar. And I feel like I’ve barely scratched the surface, so a few return trips are in order before we end our expat experience. I’ll be sharing a slew of photos […]

London Pop-up: Kenkō Tea Bar

I don’t know why, but Londoners seem skeptical about the goodness of iced tea. Here’s hoping that Kenkō Tea Bar changes that. Currently a pop-up shop at Old Street Station (Northern Line), this new line of cold brew teas have no added sugar but pack plenty of flavor, with each blend steeping for at least […]

Simple Pretty Chicago: the Holiday Edition

Chicago: a place that, after last year’s ridiculous weather, was somewhere I was in no hurry to get back to anytime soon. In fact, I swore that I was not. going. back. this year. Funny how family and the holidays changes that: once again, I found myself sitting on a plane headed west on Christmas […]