Meal Prep

How to spend $100 a month on groceries in NYC. I just calculated: For the month of July, I spent $36.47 on July 4th and $63.72 on July 19th for groceries. I am not saying that I’ve spent only $100 on FOOD for this whole month (although, if I had less of a social life…

Bermuda

*featured image is of a moondoor, said to be good luck to newly wedded couples if you kiss under it! “Bermuda is the right country for a jaded man to “loaf” in. There are no harassments; the deep peace and quiet of the country sink into one’s body and bones and give his conscience a…

Maine, Acadia National Park

Portland & Acadia National Park “The tops of mountains are among the unfinished parts of the globe, whither it is a slight insult to the gods to climb and pry into their secrets, and try their effect on our humanity. Only daring and insolent men, perchance, go there.” – Henry David Thoreau, The Maine Woods…

Fire Island

Holiday long weekends are always so hard to travel, since flights are expensive and so is decent lodging. I try to compensate by going somewhere cool on non-holiday weekends and mostly staying put or doing day trips on holiday weekends! So, over Memorial Day weekend, two of my friends and I decided to do a…

Costa Rica

June 13-19 Five girls with very minimal Spanish abilities survived a week in the jungle. Amazing. ML (one of the girls on the trip) and I were talking about taking another trip together, since we tend to travel together at least once a year! As we’re both budget-savvy travelers, we searched our options for the…

Portland, Maine

August 2015 As a final hurrah before we officially started moved into our NYC apartment, we visited Boston and then took the car to travel up to Maine for a weekend. We were only able to get away for 3 days, so we didn’t quite make it up to Acadia National Park, but we stayed at state…