With January coming to a close and Times Square’s New Year’s Eve confetti all but lying in a pile of last year’s trash somewhere in North Carolina, I’m compelled to think about New Year’s resolutions. The all too comforting and overly shamed idea that a new year means we can embrace new possibilities. Out with […]
When the drinks flow faster than the river running through the city, I know I’m in my kind of place. Chicago is filled with great food and endless cool things to do, but as a bartender, I always appreciate a great place to have a drink. I’m not very picky when it comes to bars, […]
Eating is what I do best. I go everywhere armed with a list of places for the best food and drinks a city can offer. Usually a list too long to get through. But I love cute cafes, I can consume more meals a day than I’d like to admit, and I’m a sucker for […]
I got off the flight in Chicago like I already knew the place. Have you ever been somewhere brand new and have it feel as familiar to you as a second home? Like the way you know your way around your best friends parents house? That’s how Chicago felt to me. I walked in, opened […]
Sintra is one of the most magical places I have ever visited. Back in 2012 I spent just a few hours there for the first time and fell in love with it. Since it’s conveniently placed just an hour train ride from Lisbon, it is the easiest and most popular day trip from the city […]
You can’t go home again, or so they say. I never really understood what that meant until I finally left mine, and I want to tell you why I’m never moving back. But before I begin, I need to clarify that this is in no way a hate letter to California. On the contrary, California […]
Hello! I’m Krystal.
I’m a bartender from California who moved to New York City four years ago with nothing in order to chase a very big dream. This blog is about traveling as much as possible while living in the most exciting city in the world.
I love sharing my adventures and hope I can inspire you to chase some big dreams as well! Let’s explore the world and New York City together.
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