Category Archives for Travel

My Life is One Big Episode of “Wipeout”

Happy New Year, beautiful people! To all of my friends in the Tri-State Area, I hope you’re staying warm and safe.  I, for one, wiped out four separate times while walking to work this morning.  Four!  (Relax mom, I’m fine.) … Continue reading

03. January 2014 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, Holidays, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 6 comments

2013: The Year in Review

2013.  Holy cow.  What a year it has been. This year has had it’s trials and tribulations, as all years do.  But I must say, I feel like 2013 was a defining year in my life.  I learned a lot … Continue reading

26. December 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Family, Food, Friends, Holidays, Home, New York City, Travel | Tags: , , , | 7 comments

Home Is Where the Heart Is

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere.  That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” — Miriam Adeney [Photo … Continue reading

18. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Home, Quotes, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

These Are (More Of) My Confessions

1.  Am I the only one who thinks that everyone is over-reacting over Miley Cyrus’s risqué VMA performance?  Guys.  She’s only 20 years old, for crying out loud.  What do you expect from her?  If she wants to twerk around … Continue reading

27. August 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Food, Friends, Music, Travel, Videos | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 comments

A Wicked Awesome Wedding Weekend

Ohhhhh my gosh. This weekend may have been one of the most ridiculous weekends I’ve ever had.  In my entire life. Let’s rewind. We arrived in Newport around 11:00pm on Friday night.  After checking in at the Best (Worst) Western, … Continue reading

05. August 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Food, Friends, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 10 comments

A Lesson I Learned in Cincinnati, OH

(Please forgive me if this post makes no sense.  It’s 12:12am, I’m in bed at a cute B&B in Cincinnati, and I’ve got to be up in a few hours to head back to the airport.  Tired is an understatement.) … Continue reading

20. July 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Quotes, Real Talk, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Life Lesson #26

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” — The Perks of Being a Wallflower Just something to think about.

05. June 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Quotes, Real Talk, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , , | 2 comments

Life is But a Dream

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard I’ll be honest — when I first heard that we were headed to Manila, … Continue reading

18. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , | 5 comments

Fridays with Frankie D: Volume 11

After successfully making it through the past 48 hours, I’m pretty sure I can do just about anything.  For starters, I haven’t slept.  I’ve survived an 18 hour flight with enough turbulence to shave off at least two years of … Continue reading

17. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Drinks, Food, Fridays With Frankie D, Friends, Guest Post, Quotes, Travel | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Jet Setting, Once Again

Hello from beautiful and humid MANILA! I’m running on very little sleep and, to be honest, I’m not really even sure what day it is.  All I know is that I’m amazed by the beauty of the Philippines and that … Continue reading

15. May 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , | 1 comment

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