Mellow Monday

I’ve solved the mystery that has haunted my cartoon childhood: Garfield hated Mondays because he didn’t know how to do them right. He never started them by seeing all of the colors and textures and tastes and smells of the Central Market on a hot Hungarian day. And then he didn’t soak up the Turkish glory […]

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Homestays vs. Hostels

Considering where to stay on your travels can involve a long list of pros and cons. Having been a hostel girl before this summer’s whirlwind trip, I’ve learned a lot about what makes the homestay option shine. Check out this article I wrote for Homestay.com on the benefits of settling into a home away from home!

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Buda

My first day out in Budapest was a perfect one to spend alone. As I walked around, there were no obligations. And so I just took my time, splashing away the heat in a fountain, or feeling the breeze play with my hair as I read in a park. Even though the city is sprawling, […]

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Copenhagen Snaps

Because there’s so much of this pretty city to share.

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Back to Narnia

Eeeeeeeevery once in a while I run a hand down the back of my closet, just to make sure I’m not missing out on finding any doorways to Narnia. But then again, flying from New York to Copenhagen was nearly the equivalent for me. Because when I studied in Copenhagen* one year ago, magic happened. […]

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My Danish Muse(ic)

In honor of my long weekend eating/biking/playing around Copenhagen…here’s a song I wrote last year about eating (and meeting someone lovely and feeling fuzzy feelings for them) in Copenhagen!  

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72-ish Hours in NYC

Flight and baggage delays delivered me a weary traveler at the JFK airport. They say that New York is a city where anything can happen–in my case, my first taste of that mysterious “anything” was learning how to use an Uber for a first time. I couldn’t have had a better introduction to the city […]

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Musicmusicmusic (inspired by NYC)

In honor of my sojourn to New York City, here’s a song that introduced me to these fabled streets before I’d ever stepped foot on them. Doesn’t Ms. Teng have a way with words? Press play, close your eyes, and travel through this city with me! Goodnight New York//Vienna Teng

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