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Sintra Is Freaking Beautiful and Here Are The Pics To Prove It

August 17, 2017

Living in a city for a month is a really weird thing. On the one hand, it sounds like a really long time to be in one place. But when you factor in the fact that you spend the majority of your

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Culture Portugal

White Port And Tonic Is The Best Drink EVER That You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet

August 15, 2017

I first discovered Port during a trip Portugal last fall, when my boyfriend James, his mom, and I did a tasting in the Douro Valley. I learned two things that afternoon: 1)I really, really like port wine and 2)Port wine

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We Have To Talk About Getting Bikini Waxes While Traveling

August 9, 2017

I woke up this morning to my gorgeous boyfriend staring sweetly at my face. “Hi babe!” I greeted him. “So uhhh… what’s goin’ on with those brows” he responded. … He had a point. I’ve been a strict once-every-3-week waxer

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I Rented A Yacht In Portugal And Honestly It Was The Best Thing Ever

August 8, 2017

I’ve always dreamed of going on Yacht Week. The idea of posting up with 10 of my best friends and drinking in the lap of luxury while wearing a bikini for 7 days straight is my idea of heaven. Sadly, because

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City Guides Serbia

How To Have The Best Ever Healthy Day In Belgrade

August 2, 2017

In a city where ordering an “iced coffee” will get you a coffee with a scoop of ice cream and a “plain chicken breast” usually comes slathered in bacon and cheese, Belgrade is not exactly synonymous with “health.” It’s easy to

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An Ode To Pastel De Natas (Aka The Best Thing I’ve Ever Eaten)

August 1, 2017

Egg yolks have been my sworn enemy since 2003. 12-year-old me came home from Camp Mataponi 15-pounds heavier (blame it on the Chipwiches) and decided it would be fun to try the new “healthy eating plan” that my mom had become

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So, We’re Halfway There: Reflections On Six Months Of Remote Year

July 30, 2017

My mom and I have a running joke that I left New York to join a cult. “If they offer you any Kool-Aid, don’t take it,” she told me shortly after I arrived in KL in February. I laughed her

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Beauty

FYI: These Are The Best Facial Wipes For Traveling

July 24, 2017

I have a love/hate relationship with facial wipes. I once had to replace my entire skincare routine solely with Neutrogena Makeup Removing Towelettes because Zendaya told me to, and my face broke out for two weeks after the fact.  When it

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8 Reasons Why Belgrade Is My New Favorite Place To Live

July 24, 2017

When I told people I was going to be living in Serbia for the month of June, their reactions were either: “Isn’t it really, really dangerous there?” (nope, thats’ Syria) “Isn’t it really, really cold there?” (nope, that’s Siberia)  Admittedly, I didn’t

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True Life: Leaving New York For The Second Time Was Even Harder Than The First

July 13, 2017

When the New York City skyline came into sight for the first time, 5 months after I’d moved away, I started crying. I was mid-way through applying eyeliner in the rearview mirror because I was late to a “Welcome Home”

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