Craving Serenity I am a firm believer that sometimes all you need in life is a day all to yourself. I love to disappear when life get chaotic, stressful or just plain boring. And by disappear, I mean to get away from everything to restore, and inspirit the soul, body and mind. But I live […]
Immigrant, cat enthusiast, time traveler born in the wrong decade. Recently developed a strong affinity for stripes. I'm always down for a road trip, a flight to Europe, or a walk to the corner bodega.
Decisions, decisions… Deciding on a travel destination has been a tremendous headache for me during the past month. As I have stated in the past, I want my next trip to be an immersive experience. Switzerland, France, Iceland, Argentina, Chile? I have concluded that those destinations are out of contention for this summer. I’m not […]
I Love Street Food There’s no doubt that I like to eat. I like to explore, taste and experience all types of food. While I may enjoy eating out at nice restaurants, I also love to hit up local cheap spots. I like food trucks in particular because the good ones provide quality fare at […]
Is wine healthy for you? Yes, and no! As the old saying goes, “everything in moderation”. According to The American Heart Association, drinking a glass of red wine a day can lead to lower mortality rates in some populations. The association determined that the health benefits come from the flavonoids found in the skin of […]
Why meditation? Humans are such a mercurial bunch. We have a need to be in perfect harmony in order to function properly. The problems of everyday life, chaos and stress can lead to an imbalanced life. This can lead to physical, emotional and mental issues. Hence, the need for meditation. Meditation is defined as a […]
Why France? A summer trip to France is never off the table in my book. I’ve only been to this lovely nation once and I fell in love immediately. Because of my infatuation with its history, language, culture and culinary delights, I feel like I could never have enough. A trip to Normandy to experience […]
Tired of the same old traveler itineraries As a traveler I have never run into issues deciding where to go on vacation. I do my research, look for flights, hotels and off I go. Except this summer, where I just can’t decide on a destination. I know, first world problems, right? Part of the issue […]
Wine lifestyle behaviors have changed drastically before my eyes in the past decade. The industry, which at times has the ability to present itself as pretentious has had to change with the times. Thankfully an ever-growing Millennial consumer base is turning the tables and is creating a more laissez-faire environment when it comes to wine […]
As another Wednesday rolled around I thought about the significance of this day we call Hump Day. Is it a day where one is able to celebrate the fact that we are halfway towards the weekend? Is it a celebration that half of the week is finally over? I mulled over these thoughts as I […]
As you may have noticed, Wine Down Wednesday has taken a two week break. But don’t despair, it will make a triumphant return next week! One of the reasons for this break has been that I have been slowly trying to regain my running form after a knee injury. I have started with walking, a […]
A self proclaimed Francophile in NYC with a love of wellness, fashion and travel. Sharing all the hidden gems I find along the way.