“…New York, New York, New Yoooork…”

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First of all, do not sleep on Brooklyn! I spent one of my 29th birthdays here and it was awesome…right next to the Brooklyn bridge. Of course the usual spots, such as Fifth Avenue, Central Park, East Village, Hell’s Kitchen and Times Square, are still a must see. Oh and let’s not forget about The […]

Galveston, a Nice Getaway?

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For my eighth 29th birthday in 2014, I decided to spend it in Galveston and run a 10K (Toughest 10K) in Kemah. The race was used to burn the calories I’d gain spending my birthday week indulging. But seriously, for 2014 I decided to challenge myself and run eight races for the year, which included […]

Paris, Not So Cliche After All!

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Wow! I had no clue of the awesomeness Paris has to offer, from the breathtaking architecture to the amazing food and wine! This was the best last minute — bought the ticket the night before — trip ever! You can only do that in Europe and not pay an arm-and-a-leg for the ticket. My travel […]

Baltimore, Oh How I Miss Thee (Food!)

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I’ve had the pleasure of living in Maryland for almost ten years. I tell this story all the time, but I had no idea food outside of Tex-Mex and Nigerian dishes existed until I moved to Baltimore. Hamburger subs, cheeseburger subs, fish subs…it’s like everything came in a large sub roll slathered with grease and […]