Excerpts from my Study Abroad in India journal…
During our month-long intensive language sojourn in Mussoorie, we were given weekends off. Every weekend, we set out to a new neighboring destination to witness a different facet of Indian society and life. One weekend, we really wanted to […]
Halloween is officially over, and November has crept up on us far too quickly. Corner markets have now transitioned from pumpkin patches to Christmas tree farms, helping us to ease into the holiday spirit and festive mood. It’s finally time to start thinking about Christmas and all […]
and arguably, the world is the Pastel de Nata (also called the Pastéis de Belém) from Antiga Confeitaria de Belem–the purported birthplace of the eggy dessert. Think of it as one of Portugal’s culinary gifts to the world. These unbelievably creamy, flaky custard tarts […]
One of the perils of being a perpetual traveler is that you always have one foot here, and another foot somewhere else, making it slightly difficult at times to live 100% in the present. Today, though both feet were planted firmly in LA […]
I love London. I love British culture. I love fashion. Fuse all three and you get the new exhibition–Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950–at the Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington, London.
Pardon me, while I let out an effusive scream. *unrestrained excitement*
The exhibition opened on […]
Berlin, often referred to as a “poor, but sexy” city is the political and cultural capital of Germany. Although it attracts a steady stream of artists, writers, and intellectuals, there is something for all tastes, interests, and budgets. After twenty years of the fall of the Berlin Wall […]
Yes, you read that right.
Eager to escape the polluted chaos of Delhi, we headed to the small town of Khajuraho, located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh for the weekend. We were told Khajuraho was one of those touristy destinations […]
can be found at Pierre Hermé, one of Paris’ premier pastry shops, nestled in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area (my favorite location out of the 7). I often hear people say croissants are not pastries, but instead of getting into an argument about how wrong they […]