If you’re like most people, you probably dread the whole small-talk-with-strangers thing. Even if you’re an extrovert who enjoys meeting new people, small talk can be exhausting when you have to do it a lot.
As travel-obsessed as I am, it probably comes as no surprise that I’m a travel app junkie, as well.
I pretty much live on my phone (hazard of my job!) and when I’m traveling (especially in a foreign country) it’s an exceptionally useful tool.
On my most recent trip to New York City, per the recommendation of my lovely friend Nelly, I decided to visit the Starbucks Reserve Roastery. It just opened in December 2018, and even those too-cool Manhattanites are still flocking in to check it out.
When I started this blog a couple of years ago, I promised myself that I was going to be honest. If I couldn’t write honestly about a topic, maybe because it was too raw or too personal, or maybe because I only knew enough about it to be dangerous, then I was going to stay silent.
Hi guys! So a few weekends ago I spent a quick 36 hours in Long Island visiting one of my best friends. It was just long enough for me to sit on the beach for a few hours and remember why I always come carting extra sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, the works!
It’s graduation season, and while that mostly makes me feel old (it’s been 10 years since I graduated from high school!), it also reminds me of just how much I didn’t know when I was 17, and how much I still have to learn.
Last month, I visited my best friend in New York City.
NYC is one of those places that simultaneously overwhelms and invigorates me.
My family’s motto is: “Hope for the best, plan for the worst.” It’s served us well.…