Category Archives: Traveling

New Orleans

Friends have told me for years that I should visit New Orleans. “It’s your ideal city,” they said. For the most part, they were right. Good food, a laid-back vibe, French influence, and beautiful architecture: New Orleans is definitely a … Continue reading

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Key West and Miami

A long time ago, too long to remember when exactly it was, an old friend of mine and his family went down to Key West, Florida. His mom raved about the key lime pie and told me that you could … Continue reading

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Best Hiking Spots Near St. Louis

I went on a hike at Pickle Springs Natural Area yesterday and posted a bunch of pictures on Instagram. A friend of mine commented asking if I had a blog post devoted to Missouri hikes. I didn’t but now I … Continue reading

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Tower Grove Farmers’ Market

Almost every Saturday during the spring, summer, and fall, I wake up early and head to Tower Grove Farmers’ Market in St. Louis. It’s become a tradition that I look forward to every week even though for the most part, … Continue reading

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Kansas City: Part Deux

Around this time last year, I took a road trip to Kansas City. An acquaintance of mine who’s a cook in St. Louis told me about the city’s flourishing food scene and I wanted to see it for myself. I … Continue reading

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Washington, DC

When I got off the plane in Washington, DC on Sunday, I texted my friend Rachel. I was supposed to meet up with her to go to a friend’s birthday picnic in Virginia. I walked through Reagan Airport (pictured above), … Continue reading

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Stone Soup Cottage

I heard about Stone Soup Cottage a few years ago, and when I did, I put it on my food bucket list. I always have a long list of restaurants that I want to try, but sometimes money or timing … Continue reading

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Toronto and Montréal

A year and a half ago after the election (it feels like so much longer), I told everyone that I was going to flee to Canada. There was a flight leaving for Toronto next to my flight back to St. … Continue reading

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Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery

I told you about Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery about a year ago in my roundup of St. Louis ice cream. But then I went there earlier this week with my boyfriend and I remembered how much I love it. … Continue reading

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Seattle: Part Deux

Seattle will always have a special place in my heart. I showed up for the first time a couple years ago to visit one of my best friends from grad school, Stephanie, and my brother. At the time, she had … Continue reading

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