Photo Diary: Rhode Island and Cape Cod

You’ve got to make the most of long weekends in the US, because the holiday allowance is, frankly, shocking. Going somewhere new is always the best option, so last weekend myself, Em and Jack rented a car and set off for Rhode Island and Cape Cod. I have linked to the places we went at the bottom. The weekend was car issues, hotel suites, blustery … Continue reading Photo Diary: Rhode Island and Cape Cod

13 tips for your first ever Thanksgiving: as told by newbies

DISCLAIMER: This was the first every thanksgiving I have been to, and therefore can not be held accountable for any non-american things we did/ate. Also I take no responsibility for the success of your thanksgiving because you’re an adult. Don’t book your hire car with Avis. They gave away ours. We were temporarily stranded, it was a whole thing. Just take my word on this … Continue reading 13 tips for your first ever Thanksgiving: as told by newbies

Companion – the ‘walk me home’ app

I saw this app a little while ago, and had one of those ‘that’s such a good idea, why hasn’t anyone done it before?!’ moments. I only decided to write about it after a conversation with my roommate who told me that while walking home one night in downtown NYC, she was sending her pinned location to a friend every two minutes or so. Generally, I am pretty … Continue reading Companion – the ‘walk me home’ app

First two weeks in NYC: What I’ve learned

It is HOT Be prepared to feel sticky for the entire summer On the plus side, this means no tights and cute sandals are acceptable for work The food is WAY better There is an incredible amount of options for food in NYC. I haven’t been to the same place twice, and I’ve eaten out almost every meal This means the working lunch is a … Continue reading First two weeks in NYC: What I’ve learned