My favorite oasis outside the city is, hands down, the Hudson Valley. Nearly anywhere you choose to travel in the region is beautiful: lush, green (at least in summer), filled with artsy, quirky towns, and bee-you-ti-ful nature walks and vistas along the Hudson River.
I’ve happily moved on to the next chapter — Miami — but never said a proper fare-thee-well to the previous, New York City. When I arrived in June, with worldly goods packed and ready to re-immerse myself in the city that had left me in such turmoil a few short […]
I can’t say I love Coney Island, but I can say it stops me in my tracks, makes me think a moment. To my eye, Coney Island is a monstrous mix of gritty, glittery, weird and heartbreaking. Here’s why.
It’s been a year of amazing sunsets in extraordinary locales. But what ranks as one of the most romantic sunsets of them? I can thank a swanky, Parisian-style boat cruise around Manhattan and Mother Nature’s Supermoon for that treat.
For 2 digital nomads on a budget, landing the perfect NYC summer sublet would be nothing less than a gift straight from the New York City gods. And despite the odds stacked against us — we did it! Take a peek inside our latest digs.
Nearly a month into my newest location independent jaunt in New York City, I’ll give you a glimpse of Gotham’s highlights in the summer season. Thinking of planning a trip this summer? This could be your inspiration!
With my South American exploits safely behind me, it’s time to focus on the next destination in my location independent adventures: my former haunt, New York City. “Why, oh why are you returning?” The question keeps being asked. Here’s my answer…
Like honey attracts flies and Justin Bieber inexplicably attracts tweens, it seems my lot in life is to attract naked neighbors.
Tomorrow! Tomorrow! I love ya, tomorrow! My apologies. I’m prone to bursting into Little Orphan Annie’s theme song today, knowing that tomorrow — tomorrow! — is the official date of departure for my foray into location independence. Yup, in 14 hours, we’ll hit the road, not as New Yorkers leaving […]
It seemed the perfect treat after a long day walking the concrete jungle: a reflexology foot massage. Feeling the self-love, I plunked myself down on a chair in the shadowy recesses of a Chinatown foot spa, imagining how all manner of tootsies more horrid than mine could have rested there […]
“Operation Be a Better Human” is officially in effect. Of late, I’ve been on a mission to better engage with my own species here in Gotham. As a city dweller living in the midst of scores of people, I could easily and often make small and beautiful connections with so […]
The morning I moved into my current apartment, I awoke at my West Village sublet and wandered into the kitchen to make tea. As I gazed out the window, I saw a nude guy casually meandering around his roof deck, mere yards from my perch. As if that weren’t enough […]