Imagine this scenario: You’ve just traveled several time zones to the right. It’s nearing your normal bed time, your hotel room is dark and cozy, but the combination of a messed up body rhythm, an earlier nap, and the bustling street sounds below you are forcing you awake. And worse? …you’re hungry! What do you […]
Trust me with this one. I know it sounds weird, right? As a typical East Coast girl, black sesame seed was never a flavor I came across anywhere, nevertheless in ice cream. But one day, I stumbled on Ice Cream Ireland and got the idea to try it out for myself.
Prior to finding this heart-breaking piece in the New York Times Style section, I had a flash of brilliance back in D.C. concerning my future career plans. “When I’m done with this whole ‘traveling and living in third-world countries’ thing, I should totally open a trendy cupcake shop in the city!” And every new bakery […]
I didn’t really anticipate that my recent vacation to Malaysia would include so much nature-oriented activity. Though, I guess the only thing I really planned on doing was noshing through Malaysia’s fantastic cuisine. And I did. But there’s only so much eating one can do in a day. Sometimes it’s necessary to walk around a […]
Sometimes I forget that there is some small bit of glamour associated with working at an embassy, and with the holiday season upon us, this meant the British Embassy Christmas Ball!! It was an opportunity for everybody to dress up nice, ditch work for a couple hours, eat some fantastic British food (like Yorkshire pudding?), […]