My siblings and I pick on my mom a lot. Always out of love, of course, and one of the things she sometimes says when eating something tasty is “yum, yum, I just had a good bite!” Even though we joke about the expression, I really feel that it is often justifiable because there is…… Continue reading Yum, Yum, I Just Had a Good Bite!
My fondest memories of travel have little to do with the history of a country or the culture that I experienced. Some of the memories I have closest to my heart have to do with finding joy and happiness in the unexpected, such as when a rainstorm suddenly arises. Onetime when I was 8 years…… Continue reading Discovering Joy in the Unexpected: The Story of a Trash Bag
The more I travel, and the more I age, I am more inspired by nature than by human-made cities, churches or monuments. I find myself craving to be outside breathing in fresh air, laying in grass or sunbathing by the seaside. I am constantly surprised by the beauty of the world! After spending 2 weeks…… Continue reading London: Stopping to Smell the Roses
From New York, to now London, I am constantly reminded by how many people we are on this earth. In megacities like these, I can hardly walk down any given street without seeing another human. We are so many people now, that we are starting to ruin what could be considered nice human experiences. Things…… Continue reading We are Too Many People
I’m not sure which chapter I am on anymore, so let’s call it 879. Just as a brief recap, for those of you who need one (including myself sometimes!): 2014 – fell in love with a Colombian (Santiago) while working at the same consulting firm in Kenya 2015 – moved to Bogota, Colombia with my…… Continue reading Chapter 879: Summer 2018
I find that one of the most exciting things about living in NYC is the myriad of food options, and I am grateful to have a group of friends who also enjoy trying different flavors and fusions. It is our goal to make it “around the world” by eating at different restaurants around NYC. Look,…… Continue reading Mission 193: Exploring the World, While Living in NYC
The Taj Mahal has a love story behind it, as many of the best stories in history do… The Mughal emperor (#5) Shah Jahan’s wife Mumtaz Mahal, the favorite of his three wives, died in 1631 during childbirth of their 14th child. Shah Jahan was so devastated by her death that he built the Taj Mahal…… Continue reading Driven By Love – – The Taj Mahal