Sun, Sand, Sea, and Sugar Cane Fields

June 2015 Another vlog from Alex’s first visit to the Philippines. We packed in as much as we could in twelve days since I wanted him to have the best time in my home with a mix of culture, history, adventure, and FOOD. I would have loved to bring him to Palawan but chose Boracay instead for the island experience because of its proximity to … Continue reading Sun, Sand, Sea, and Sugar Cane Fields

Tales of the City #11: Christmastime

Christmastime is a really vibrant time to be in New York. My December was filled with fun and festive activities including a visit to the Central Park Zoo, gift shopping in Manhattan, taking selfies in front of the Rockefeller Centre tree, a hall decorating contest, and a dorm Christmas party. I also had the amazing opportunity to watch The Nutcracker by the New York City … Continue reading Tales of the City #11: Christmastime

Tales of the City #9: Vlog Date

November 14, 2014 My first ever attempt at a “vlog.” Alex and I went into Manhattan to get cookies (and fall in line) at the world famous Levain Bakery. Then we had hotdogs outside the MET before exploring the many interesting exhibits inside. The Temple of Dendur was closed off which was unfortunate so I hope to be able to visit again next time. We … Continue reading Tales of the City #9: Vlog Date

Tales of the City #4: Global Citizen Festival

September 27, 2014 The day I danced and rapped and sang my heart out to Jay Z performing Empire State of Mind live in New York. ❀ When I saw the ads for Global Citizen I thought it was too good to be true that I could attend a free music festival with such big names headlining. Of course as I first visited the website, … Continue reading Tales of the City #4: Global Citizen Festival