This was the only grey day I had in New York City. I was just in Washington Square when some drops of rain - what was after all a false alarm - reached my forehead and my stomach immediately started complaining, as if on cue. No food had been received in a while. Indeed, I … Continue reading NYC Impressions – the American Diner cannot die
While I was in New York, I could not stop comparing it to London. These two cities are so similar in many ways, and yet also so different. And of course one of the main differences is in the height of its buildings. New York is the third city in the world with the highest … Continue reading NYC Impressions – What Makes a Skyscraper?
On the first of June, the month known as Pride Month, I happened to be in the place where, 53 years ago, the famous Stonewall Riots took place. These riots were the catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world. Former President Barack Obama designated this site a National … Continue reading NYC Impressions – The Stonewall Inn, Love is Love
So I just turned 30. https://media4.giphy.com/media/Kg2tFStNdUsOmxv2GC/giphy.gif I know, I know. Age is just a number. That has always been my mantra. I have always felt older than my age anyways. Yet, there is a weight in completing the thirties. Almost as if there were voices shouting at me saying, ok, you got your crazy twenties … Continue reading And… it’s the thirtieth. A reflection
Please tell me I'm not the only one. It doesn't matter how much I travel, I can never get over the anxiety that comes over me the day(s) before. It's a mix of excitement and dread. I feel light-headed, with butterflies in my stomach. Typically I never sleep too well and my heartbeat seems to … Continue reading Getting the travel jitters & trying to overcome them