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new york city

beacon & storm king art center

Since moving to New York City, Beacon has been high on our list of places to visit. After living here for 3 years, we finally made the trip up north to visit Beacon & Storm King Art Center! Beacon is a small riverfront town, just 60 miles north of New York City. From post-industrial decay, […]

europe, italy, travel

pompeii & mount vesuvius wine tasting

For years, I have dreamed of traveling to Southern Italy, & last September, my dream came true. After spending several days in Rome & the Amalfi Coast, we made Naples our home & set off to explore Pompeii! History of Pompeii On August 29, 70 A.D. Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering the city of Pompeii in […]

europe, italy, travel

naples, italy

When planning our trip to Southern Italy, we knew Rome & the Amalfi Coast were absolute musts. But after hours of planning & researching…& more planning & researching, we had two extra days with no place to stay! We didn’t have enough time to head north to Tuscany, & we didn’t want to extend our […]

travel

sentiero degli dei

Sentiero degli Dei, or Path of the Gods, is a breathtaking mountain path along the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast. The name of the hike is only a slight indication of the amazing scenery & views you will encounter — from the shimmering Mediterranean to the magnificent views of Capri & Positano. Where to Start […]

food, italy, travel

eating & drinking in positano

Positano is a dream vacation destination. From the shimmering Mediterranean to the colorful streets, fashionable boutiques & lemon-scented everything, it’s hard to imagine a more perfect getaway. After a full day of exploring, beach-going, hiking, & shopping, there’s nothing better than a tasty cocktail & a delicious dinner! Before heading to Positano, I researched high […]

europe, italy, travel

the amalfi coast

The Amalfi Coast is one of the most picturesque places on Earth. From the shimmering Mediterranean to the colorful streets of Positano, to the idyllic beaches of Amalfi Town & the dramatic cliffside views from Ravello, you could easily spend weeks exploring & never tire of the Amalfi Coast. If you’re dreaming of an Amalfi […]

italy, travel

vatican aperitif & night tour

If you find yourself in Rome over the summer (& on a Friday night), you absolutely have to get tickets for the Vatican Aperitif & Night Tour! There is nothing like enjoying a glass of wine while listening to a concert in Fontana della Digna & exploring the Vatican Museums under the starlit sky. In […]

asia, thailand, travel

a visit to patara elephant farm

When planning our trip to Chiang Mai, visiting an elephant sanctuary was at the very top of our bucket list. Knowing how sensitive animal rights issues are in Thailand, & how many so-called “sanctuaries” do not treat elephants ethically, I scoured the internet high & low for the perfect conservation. Many people recommended Elephant Nature […]

asia, cambodia, travel

exploring angkor wat

Standing as the largest religious structure in the world, Angkor Wat Archaeological Park is home to hundreds & hundreds of ancient temples. Angkor Wat, which translates to the City of Temples, was built between 1113 & 1150 AD, & served as the capital of the ruling Khmer Empire. Much more than just temples, Angkor Wat […]

asia, cambodia, travel

siem reap, cambodia

It’s been way too long since I’ve sat down with a glass of wine to write an actual blog post. Between life, work, & moving (Hello, Williamsburg!), life has been anything short of a whirlwind. I still cannot believe we got back from Thailand & Cambodia a month and a half ago. Seriously, where has […]

asia, thailand, travel

bangkok, thailand

When planning our trip to Southeast Asia, everyone we spoke to said to spend the least amount of time, or even no time at all, in Bangkok. We heard everything from Bangkok is dirty & gross, to there’s nothing to see or do. Maybe it’s because we live in New York City & we’re used […]