Review: Milk and Eggs Grocery Delivery

For those days, weeks or months that our schedules keep us occupied and don’t allow us the time to casually browse the aisles at the market, online grocery services are a time saver. I’d always heard of these online grocery services, however because I was so accustomed to physically going to the grocery store I…

Via Veneto: The Hip & Elegant Place To Eat in Santa Monica

  The moment I walked into Via Veneto, I was immediately taken by the romantic coziness of the place. It’s towering golden chandeliers and candlelight tables gave me a feeling of exclusivity and elegance.   My sister and I sat in the corner table overlooking the main street of Santa Monica.The room was darkly lit,…

Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up at the Irvine Spectrum

This one is for all the obsessive Hello Kitty fans out there. Unbeknownst to me, I just discovered that there is a Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-Up at the Irvine Spectrum. I came across it during a mall shopping trip and I was shocked by how cute it was, how clever it was and how long…

18 Random Differences Between Europe and the United States

There are dozens of differences between Europe and the United States but here are some of the ones that stood out in my mind or atΒ  least shocked me in some sort of way. Hope you think they are as interesting as I did!   Here in the U.S we are obsessed with celebrities. You…

7 Reasons Why You Might Lose Weight While Traveling in Europe

I’ve been to Europe four times in my life so far and even though experiences and environments change throughout each country you visit, one of the constants that I’ve noticed that never changes is that I always come back thinner. I don’t mean to sound conceited or give you the wrong message about the way…

7 Foods You Must Try in Paris

Besides French Fries…   1. Crepes These can be found almost anywhere nowadays, but they originated in France. Chances are they are tastier here so eat up!   2. Snails This is for the traveler that wants to try new things. Just get your fork and poke the snail out of it’s shell; slather him…

Countries and their Trademarks

Everyone is known for something. A Albania – Baggy Pants and colorful scarves Andorra- Ski resorts Antarctica- 24-hour sunlight Austria- Strudels Australia- outback pubs and barbecues B Bangladesh- Green rice fields, forests full of monkeys Belarus- Onion dome architecture and mountain villages Belgium- Beer, chocolate and waffles Bulgaria- Over 160 monastries C Cambodia- monks with…

Discovering the Past of Italy’s Medieval Town of Noale

We know that small towns are usually not pin pointed on a map, they tend to hide and blend into the shadows of the larger surrounding cities, but what some of us may not know is that the small towns have some of the grandest stories. As I walk through the streets of Noale Italy…