Some of you may know that I dabble in amateur photography. I've submitted a few photos from my trip to Argentina this past May to the annual Smithsonian photo contest. One of my favorites is a snap I took at Piattelli Vineyards outside of Cafayate, Argentina in the Salta Province. This photo showcases the vines … Continue reading “Wine” Photography
As an avid red wine drinker, I usually do not find myself getting all excited about a certain type of white wine. However, it is Hot Hot Hot outside, and the big reds are just not as enticing as they are when the weather is slightly less sticky. So what is my new summertime wine … Continue reading New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in the Summertime
The best part about “moving home,“ even if it is temporarily, or especially if it is temporarily, is that you get to discover places and things that you may not have explored before when you were too busy taking everything for granted. Though I miss spending my weekends traversing Virginia Wine Country, and whipping my … Continue reading The Southernmost Winery
To those of you who really know me, it may not come as a surprise to learn that I am absolutely fascinated by flight. From the many times that I flew solo on weekends to visit my father starting at the age of 6 (the youngest Gold Status frequent flyer in US Air’s history), to … Continue reading Pilot Friends, Help Me Out
...and also some iPhone photos from the Austrian portion of my Europe trip.
Whoa, I totally skipped out on writing about my Europe trip this past April. Well, what can I say? Austria was beautiful, and Rome was incredible. Here are some iPhone shots from Roma. Such an enchanting city.
...And other things I learned on my trip to Europe: COMING SOON! I promise I will post more about Austria and Italy once I get a moment to write a post--between working for money, writing for my UCLA course, and traveling to Minneapolis for work this week, I'm losing out on time to write what … Continue reading It Rains Mud in Rome
I apologize for neglecting to post on the blog, but I have been traveling via plane and car to the destination where I am currently writing: Kleinlobming, Austria--in the beautiful Austrian state of Styria. An American friend and I have traveled here for the wedding of our Austrian friend, which will take place later this … Continue reading Europe Trip 2013: First few Days in Austria
Here we go again. It’s mid-March and the sidewalks are filling up with khakis and fanny packs already. Just yesterday during my lunch break, I was pushing my way through a group of tie-dyed teenagers on the sidewalk by my office. I overheard one of them say to her friend, “Oh my gosh! We are … Continue reading Tourist Season in Washington
There are few things in life that I loathe more than blatant ignorance with a side of prejudice. It never ceases to amaze me that people can live their whole lives without so much as a thought about how anyone else may choose to live theirs. As I mentioned in my post, The Beauty of … Continue reading Travel for Tolerance