How to Spend 48 Hours in Granada

How to Spend 48 Hours in Granada

It is a fact that Granada, Spain is a magical place. I spent a little over two days there this past summer, and I can still remember every minute of my visit. Granada was my next destination in Spain after Madrid. My sister and I woke up early to head to the train station, only [...]

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Book Review: A Thousand Days in Venice

Book Review: A Thousand Days in Venice

A Thousand Days in Venice is the first novel I've read by Marlena de Blasi. In fact it was even given to me as a gift. However, I was hooked immediately by her use of eloquent prose, vivid imagery, and, of course, Venice itself. Never having been to Italy, de Blasi brings the unique city [...]

The Best DC Restaurants You Haven’t Tried Yet

The Best DC Restaurants You Haven’t Tried Yet

Having lived in the DC area now for four years, I've been lucky enough to  have taken advantage of the awesome food scene here. There are hundreds of restaurants over the metro area, endless food trucks, and wine and food festivals aplenty. To me it was a revelation that occasionally chefs here close a restaurant just because they want [...]