Falling in Love with Colorado

    March 13, 2016

    When I initially decided to try out travel nursing within the United States, one of the states I originally had in mind was Colorado.  While I was in California, I met a few travel nurses who couldn’t stop raving about their experiences in Denver, Aurora, Colorado Springs, Thornton, and Lone Tree.  Naturally, I hung on to every word, salivating over the thought of three months in Colorado snowboarding and hiking to my heart’s desire. As some of you may already…

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  • loveantoinette Gorgeous spring day in the Conservatory Garden, Central Park

    Coming to Terms with Settling Down

    FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL For the past few years I put so much of my heart into traveling.  I lived and breathed travel; I thought and I talked about it with so much fervor, similar…

    January 29, 2016
  • Frolicking on old abandoned railroad tracks in South Africa

    I’m Moving to California

    Temporarily! (As this post goes live, I will already have landed in Los Angeles to spend a few days with my friend Martha for her birthday who now lives in Burbank, and my other…

    March 12, 2014
  • The Victoria Falls, a view from Zimbabwe

    Victoria Falls on Zimbabwe & Zambia

    The day I finally saw myself standing before the enormous, thundering Victoria Falls, something prompted me to recall a certain childhood memory as I tried to ignore the suffocating humidity enveloping every inch of…

    February 17, 2014
  • Dominique Ansel Bakery Peanut Butter Rum Caramel Cronuts

    Dominique Ansel Cronuts Craze – Score!

    I first read about the unique cronuts pastry sensation by Chef Dominique Ansel several months ago when I was abroad.  By the time I came back home in New York for three weeks during…

    February 1, 2014
  • Giraffe spotted in Kruger Park safari

    Safari Adventure in South Africa

    If there’s only one thing you can do travel-related this year or next, or whenever you come up with enough money to go, I HIGHLY recommend an African safari! It is an utterly thrilling…

    January 25, 2014
  • Immigration in the Kingdom of Lesotho - Sani Top

    One Day in the Kingdom of Lesotho via the Sani Pass

    “So, does anyone know anything about Lesotho?“, asks our tour guide. A few seconds of silence… “It’s considered the highest country in Africa“, I chimed in remembering a few things I read as I…

    January 20, 2014
  • Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld street art in SoHo, New York City

    Street Art Spotted: back home in New York

    I’ve been back in US soil for almost two months now, and although I’ve been so busy with the holiday season that just passed, and getting back into the swing of things [temporarily] at…

    January 15, 2014