One of my favorite cities on earth!

After spending a few days in Sydney–we hopped on a plane to Melbourne. I really enjoyed the laid back nature of the Australian airline, Quantas.¬†Of course, it wouldn’t be Australian if it wasn’t laid back. First thing we did was take a cab to our hotel, The Sheraton in the Docklands. I really enjoyed that…

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Nikes in NOLA

A New Orleans wedding is something everyone should experience. Last weekend, a dear friend got married in the St. Louis Cathedral in the middle of The French Quarter. It was beyond beautiful. Right after the ceremony, we all gathered in the streets paraded to the reception venue, The Riverview Room, with a marching band and police…

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when the winter weather gets wacky in Chicago, you follow suit

Over the delightfully, yet disconcertingly warm Presidents’ Day weekend, I took a homemade and not entirely extensive cultural tour of the windy city. It started off in Chinatown, wound around Pilsen (a colorful Hispanic neighborhood nearby), downed a few German brewed pints, and ended up smack dab in the middle of what most consider highly…

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Nuremberg

Nuremberg is a sweet little German town, surrounded by an old city gate and a few rivers. Perhaps I shouldn’t say little because it happens to be the second largest city in Bavaria, just after Munich. It dates back to the Middle Ages, 1050 to be exact. It’s been ravaged by the plague and home to…

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and this is Frankfurt!

I ended up getting to spend a few more days in Frankfurt than I expected after my flight to Berlin was canceled. This city is amazing! So quaint and so contemporary at the same time. It’s the 5th largest city in Germany. I was honestly surprised by that, especially because Frankfurt is the major financial center…

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a weekend in NOLA

I just got back from spending a weekend in New Orleans. It was my first time in the flavorful city–and I absolutely loved it! There is so much color, grit, smiles, art, good food, and music (not to mention you can roam the streets with the adult beverage of your choice). Let me show you around: …

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for the love of veggies

Yesterday I bought a lot of veggies. As I was putting them on a plate, all I could think about was how beautiful they were. I wanted to make something out of them. A shoe seemed fitting, hm?

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