Beacon, NY

Welcome to Beacon

Well, it’s been a long time since I’ve traveled anywhere other than home. (Cue the “To the window, to the walls” memes.) During that brief moment in the Northeast United States when it seemed as though there may be a light at the end of the COVID tunnel, I decided to book an Airbnb somewhere…… Continue reading Beacon, NY

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Wonderspaces

These past few weeks have been pretty intense. After my trip to Lisbon, I dove right into some online classes I’m taking and a new training program. I actually had to set a reminder for myself to move my car because I haven’t driven anywhere (a.k.a. left the house) in a few weeks. But Facebook…… Continue reading Wonderspaces

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Lisbon

Calçada - just like Rio.

Oh, hi there! Happy 2020. I normally post a year-end recap on my blog, but 2019 just didn’t allow it. In December, I took some vacation time to unwind and show my in-laws around the US for their first trip here ever. It was a lot of fun, and also really relaxing. It also meant…… Continue reading Lisbon

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Marrakech and Madrid

Glancing through the haze of the past week, which was spent moving, building IKEA furniture, and generally handling the logistics of life in a new city, I vaguely remember the sienna-colored medina of Marrakech. Even after all this travel, I still have moments where it feels surreal to think, less than two weeks ago, I…… Continue reading Marrakech and Madrid

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Bangkok

Gold leaf.

This was my first trip to Thailand and, in many ways, it felt oddly familiar. Blame it on the heat, but there was something about Bangkok that reminded me of Rio. It was, indeed, overwhelmingly warm and humid. It was chock full of familiar fruits, from jaca to lychee to my morning papaya. Beer seemed…… Continue reading Bangkok

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alla Romana

After our trip to Barcelona, we took one week to visit one of my favorite cities in the entire world: Rome. In fact, I love it so much, I almost moved there about two years ago. (I even had the tickets bought and everything, but that’s a whole different story.) This trip was my first…… Continue reading alla Romana

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