Paris, France Day #4

Paris, France Day #4

February 14th seems ages ago now… but that just goes to show that I have been having so much fun that I’ve become about a month behind on my travel posts… *yikes*. Tis the season for final papers and coursework that’s worth 60% of my…

Paris, France Day #3

Paris, France Day #3

Waking up a bit later than usual, Ben and I were both still fighting off some sort of bug, (I guess that’s the price you pay to travel through airports so frequently) Ben and I kicked off our third day in Paris with, you guessed it,…

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.2)

Paris, France Day #2 (Pt.2)

Actually, in a few hours it was time for us to head down to the pier for a boat cruise with crêpes and champagne. (Does life get any better than this !?) The Eiffel Tour was most definitely looking down on us in approval. This was…

Oslo, Norway Day #2

Oslo, Norway Day #2

            I come from a family where vacation is basically a synonym for going somewhere warm, beautiful and ideally full of beaches. If you asked me a list of places I was going to travel before I came abroad, Oslo would definitely not have been…

Oslo, Norway Day #1

Oslo, Norway Day #1

It’s amazing how much you learn while traveling. Lessons on history, culture, convenience, life and yourself start to intertwine and create the magic that I find travelling to be. If you’re a well-seasoned traveler, you know how much meticulous planning each trip takes; booking transportation…

Viva La Vive – The App That Is Going To Make Your Holiday Beauty Routine 100x Easier

Viva La Vive – The App That Is Going To Make Your Holiday Beauty Routine 100x Easier

I’m a self-admitted makeup junkie and proud of it. Even though for me there’s no such thing as a makeup bag, more like an overflowing set of three bags, shelves and counters with enough products to service two large families of females, or perhaps an…

Catching Up With Cocktails

Catching Up With Cocktails

There’s something magical about a night out in the city. Even if you don’t end up with your heels in your hand, making hundreds of new best friends in a night club or a rooftop bar, there’s no way that a night out in NYC…

It's Official!

It's Official!

It may be early to celebrate the actual holiday, but it’s not too early to celebrate that the Lunar New Year will be recognized as an official public school holiday in New York! Today, mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, (yes, I met him!…

Beauty & the Brunch

Beauty & the Brunch

Historically speaking, brunch has gone through three phases— it began in Britain as a privilege for the wealthy, moved to the US as a way for Hollywood stars to eat glamorously after early morning plane rides in the 1930’s, and was known as the “varsity”…