Makeovers at Sephora, NYC

With baby sis living in the Big Apple for close to three months, it was an absolute adventure to be able to visit her and finally get to tick off New York from my bucket list. One week into my visit we had done so much already… Climbing Empire State, visiting the United Nations Building, […]

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Magnolia Bakery, NYC

In 1996 two women opened a tiny bakery on Bleecker Street in New York City. Four years later, Carrie Bradshaw ate a pretty pink frosted vanilla cupcake on a bench outside… and so became one of NYC’s famous little gems – Magnolia Bakery. Known for its cupcakes and all famous delicious Banana Pudding, Magnolia Bakery […]

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Wandering through Brooklyn at night

Sometimes the smallest adventures are the prettiest ones! One evening after grabbing some dinner, Jins and I decided to take an evening train from Manhattan into Brooklyn and do what we do best… get lost. So off we went. Into the night to find High Street Brooklyn Bridge Station. We wandered pretty streets with no […]

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Essential phrases you should know before travelling to Italy

The best way to pick up a new language is by fully immersing yourself in the culture and environment of that country… but even before then, I like to brush up on a few basic communication essentials that will help make my first few hours (or days) easier. Simple words like hello… yes… no… excuse […]

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Tasting pizza in Napoli: L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele

Naples is known as the birthplace of pizza and for that one and only reason, we decided to make the two-and-a-half-hour drive from Roma to Napoli in search of the world’s best pizza. Truth be told, if we had more hours in Naples, we most likely would have gone on a pizza tasting adventure but […]

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Finding (and surviving) the crazy streets of Naples

The funny thing about driving a car in Italy is that you just don’t know what to expect. If it’s your first time renting a car in Europe, there are tons of tips you can pick up beforehand to make your adventure a little easier, but really, where’s the fun in that?  Naples has been […]

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Italy by car: A complete itinerary

Exploring Italy has been on my bucket list for years. Maybe it’s knowing that there are endless pizzerias along every corner or maybe, just maybe I’ve had a secret fantasy of riding a turquoise blue vesper through the back roads of Tuscany! With such pretty little cities, each with its own personality; delicious food around […]

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Renting a car in Italy: What you need to know

Italy has been on my bucket list for years but never in a million years did I think that I would be brave enough to rent a car and drive from city to city for 11 days straight. I guess I should start at the top and be completely honest… I drive like Miss Daisy. […]

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10 interesting things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find here… but if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. The bigger cities are always bustling and the smaller cities are filled […]

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The 30 Best Eat Pray Love Quotes every woman needs to live & love fearlessly

Sometimes life hits us with something unexpected that sends our world crashing down and knocks us to the very core of our soul. Honestly though, why wouldn’t it? The universe knows that everything can’t always go as planned and things can’t always be rosy (regardless of how much we plan, hope and want). It takes […]

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