So No One Ever Told You…

The first night I moved into my house in Mexico, some roommates were watching Friends. I’ve watched that show in every house I’ve ever lived in (though it may have been in the womb in my first house) and I absolutely love it. The theme song, which may be stuck in your head by now if you’re anything like me, resonates on so many levels. … Continue reading So No One Ever Told You…

Do What You Want With Your Weekend

One of the biggest things living abroad has taught me is how to be alone. A year ago, I hadn’t yet left for Argentina and the idea that I would soon have to make so many decisions on my own would have terrified me. Now, I really relish being alone and even made sure to find alone time last semester at Penn (mostly by sneaking … Continue reading Do What You Want With Your Weekend

Reading the internet, week 3

Actual post about my week to follow but here’s some internet for now: 15 lessons learned from cooking at the french laundry. I love reading about industry kitchens and mentorship. If you’ve ever smiled at the name of an Essie polish, you should read about the company’s founder who still comes up with most of the names. Millennial helps museums join instagram/increase engagement with youth, … Continue reading Reading the internet, week 3

I’m on a boat: Las trajineras de Xochimilco

Hello dear readers, I’m here to tell you about one of the most “mexican” experiences I’ve had to date. It didn’t involve guacamole (which is really not much of a thing here) but it did involve canals, tequila, mariachi bands, and my housemates. I spent Saturday cruising around the canals of Xochimilco in a trajinera, a covered boat that doubles as a floating party for … Continue reading I’m on a boat: Las trajineras de Xochimilco