Hello again, beautiful readers. With the anniversary of my first international flight and the nostalgia that the new year inevitably creates, India and all things 2018 have been on my mind lately. For the past month I’ve had nightmares about losing my bag or going bald from a mosquito bite. I’ve also had beautiful dreams … Continue reading One last thing.
Earlier this year I told a friend that I love saying goodbye - that there's something poetic and beautiful about allowing a part of your life to end as a new chapter begins. He told me I was crazy to think that. But I guess naïveté is the after-hours lover to romanticism. Sure, it sounds … Continue reading “Home.”
Who here loves food? Raise your hands. I don't know about you, but I've got both paws raised to the roof right now. If there's one way to my heart, it is absolutely, without a doubt, through food. Whether it's a meal home cooked with love, take-out from the local pad thai place or dining … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Food, Baby…
Okay, that title sounds a bit ominous. Honestly, it wasn't that creepy or strange. It was actually a really cool, interesting experience. Over the past weekend my friend and I chose to explore the town of Pondicherry, a city in the Union territory of Puducherry. The history is rather long and complicated, but essentially this … Continue reading The French Quarters and the Cult.
After leaving Hampi, we almost immediately flew to Goa to celebrate spring break like your typical spring beakers- lounging on the beach with every intention to spend the next five days completely trashed and happily sunburnt. At least, that was the plan until half of us developed food poisoning on our flight to Goa - … Continue reading Down the Rabbit Hole.
You know that feeling when you're in a less than sanitary situation and your better judgement is telling you to check under the toilet seat before sitting down? In that situation do you A.) check the seat just to calm your anxiety or B.) convince yourself that you're just being silly and there's obviously nothing … Continue reading Don’t worry, be Hampi.
Recently, I had the unique and amazing opportunity to volunteer with a group of women who are raising money to provide sanitary napkins for Indian women who cannot afford them. We sought to provide pads for women who are forced to resort to using dirty and overused rags rather than clean hygienic pads. While working … Continue reading I am: a Feminist.