One of my favorite things in life is food and trying new ones along the way. Sometimes it’s a challenge when traveling to places like Paris or Amsterdam to find plant-based options. Living in Long Island City, we’re pretty close to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which lucky for us has plenty of great restaurants. And since my […]
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Trying the Easy Trails at Promised Land State Park
Since having a taste of the hiking life at Watkins Glen, I wanted have another go at it. In these Covid times, choices are limited in how far I can go ( see what I did there? haha ). Anyways, I wanted to try somewhere out of New York but not too far. I had […]
Getting Back to Nature
With all the madness going on in the world today, it’s important to take time for yourself and just be. Just for a moment, forget that there’s bills to pay, chores to do, a virus to avoid. My SO and I try to meditate everyday, even for a few minutes. It’s amazing how quieting the […]
Costa Rica: Exploring Arenal
Birds chirping, the lull of the overhead fan whirling. Waking up without the sounds of urban life. No horns, no sirens. I open the door to our little cabin, at Hotel Brisas Arenal, nestled in the lush greenery of La Fortuna, Costa Rica. It was the perfect location, in that it was somewhat secluded from […]
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