Apartment Hunting 101

Before making the move to New York, I spent hours researching everything I thought I would need to know about the city. But it seems like no matter how many articles you read… Continue reading


Awhile back, a colleague and I were invited to a promotional party for TY KU at the Gansevoort Hotel down in the Meatpacking District. If you’re not familiar with the brand, TY KU… Continue reading

Perfect Eyebrows: Thread ‘Em

When it comes to brows, it has always been about either plucking or waxing – that is, until I was introduced to the amazing world of threading and realized that New York has… Continue reading

Saturdays in the City

Last Saturday, Beks (one of my bffs) convinced me to get up, get dressed, and walk around Central Park with her. Both of us have been stressed lately and buried under piles of… Continue reading

When You’ve Been Screwed

Last week, I found out that my landlady wanted my apartment back and that I would have to vacate by April 1st. This was after my roommate informed me that she would be… Continue reading

Victoria’s Secret > Lemons

I didn’t know how to properly pronounce “Lululemon” until I moved here. Up until then, I thought it was called “Lu-lee-MON” (I don’t always take the time to read things thoroughly). In New… Continue reading

Java Girl in the East 60s

Having lived in the Seattle area for more than 15 years, I naturally have a love for all things Starbucks (iced venti triple shot sugar-free vanilla soy latte, please!). But there’s no point… Continue reading

The Fall of the Heel

I used to live in high heels all throughout university. During my first pub crawl in London, I spent three hours walking around in an amazing pair of black sequined four-inchers. Yeah, I… Continue reading

Personality VS Character

We are constantly hearing about the importance of personality: “Personality is what’s most important.” “Who cares if he looks like Gonzo? Maybe he has a good personality.” Naturally, I’ve always paid attention to… Continue reading

Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me

There was one year in London, back in 2007, when the press was buzzing about a new book by Lucia van der Post – Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me. As… Continue reading