Bushwick Brooklyn

The first time I went to Bushwick, it was 1:00 AM and I went to one of those warehouse raves.  Let me explain….my girlfriends and I got invited to one of those warehouse raves in Bushwick; you know like in that GIRLS episode?  Normally, I would not even entertain such an idea because a) I’m […]

Rockaway Beach Update

The first time I went to Rockaway was in September of 2012 (read here).  Little did I know that in less than two months later, Hurricane Sandy would virtually wipe out the Rockaways.  That first trip back in 2012 was prompted by my gluttony.  I desperately wanted to try this new taco shop that was getting […]

Girls Weekend in the Berkshires

My girlfriends from home are very important to me.  I’ve known some of them since I was six years old.  We’ve literally been through everything together: parents drama, broken hearts, life’s triumphs and everything in between.  With all of our busy schedules, we make a priority to go on a weekend trip together once a […]

July Fourth Scrapbook

The fourth of July is my favorite holiday; I love that it’s a holiday during the Summer, you get to watch fireworks, and you get to eat BBQ food.  This year, I spent the holiday weekend in Sag Harbor in the Hamptons with new and old friends.  During the weekend, I experience what they call […]

Outerbanks Scrapbook

I have a lot of family across the US and it’s been increasingly difficult to get together and to see each other.  Growing up, I have very vivid memories of big family gatherings usually during a weekend to celebrate an important birthday, a wedding, or a holiday.  It was always so much fun because there […]

The Alhambra

The Alhambra as it’s known today is an Islamic palace that held court for the Nasrid dynasty and later occupied by the Catholic monarchs during their re-conquest of Granada.  When I lived in Granada 12 years ago, I went to the Alhambra 4 times and every time, I was mesmerized by the Islamic architecture, the […]