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Crow's Pasture Trail in Dennis

Cape Cod: Things to do in Hyannis and Dennis


Hey y’all! I’m back, but more tired and unable to write than I’ve ever been. Not sure if you’ve noticed, but I’ve only written really short posts this past month, because I just couldn’t bring myself to write anything meaty….

plant love house toast

Plant Love House

Cafes, Dessert, Food, Queens, Restaurants

One very cold night in winter, I wanted to have something delicious nearby, so I pulled up my list of places to check out in Queens and quickly zoned in on Plant Love House. Despite its oddly misleading name (this is…

sakura ya groceries

Sakura Ya Japanese Grocery: Forest Hills, Queens


Last night I was feeling a bit bored (unacceptable!), or rather, I felt like I’ve been so entertained with TV and video games for the past week that I’ve become boring. Since I was also craving some Japanese snacks, I decided to kill two…

old san juan puerto rico

A Walk through San Juan, Puerto Rico

International, Travel

Hey all! It feels like a long time since my last post. But work’s been crazy lately with my role kind of shifting, and of course some last minute stuff that usually happens before going on vacation… Plus lots of…

sam's point

Sam’s Point Hike

Day Trips, Hikes

If I had to pick the best thing that happened to me in 2015, it would be my accidental discovery that I love hiking. Luckily I live in the tri-state area, where the amount of hiking that can be done…

bull hill

Bull Hill / Mt.Taurus Hike

Day Trips, Hikes

I accidentally picked up hiking as a hobby when I looked up possible day trips out of the city and found an entry on Cold Spring, NY, which included a hike up Bull Hill (not really a hill). One site…

untitled smoked spare ribs

Untitled at the Whitney

Food, Manhattan, Restaurants

Everything from the tea to the desserts was phenomenal, but if I had to pick a favorite it would be the “roasted and fried chicken with kale and raddichio”. Both kinds of chicken were out-of-this-world with the perfect taste and texture, and Mike thought the kale was delicious, which has happened only one other time the entire time we’ve known each other.