Although it is a bit of a geriatric activity, we decided to take a sunset cruise of the harbor on my last night in town. After some quick Google research, I quickly learned that there were not many available on Sunday nights a few hours before they set sail. The weather also looked ominous all day; there… Continue reading Sailing in Charleston Harbor
After a sunset cruise through the Charleston Harbor (which I promise I will chronicle soon), the only next logical place to go was out for paella. We were in luck, Charleston has its very own tapas and paella restaurant/bar named Basra. It was located on the very edge of downtown but by no means… Continue reading Seafood Paella in Charleston
One of my favorite events heralding the beginning of the summer is the Kentucky Derby. Each year I have lived in New York, I have gathered my friends to celebrate to varying degrees of success. This year, I found an awesome bar in Bed Stuy (Beast of Bourbon) which was not only showing the derby… Continue reading Kentucky Derby Day!
One of my favorite, easy day trips away from the concrete jungle is only a quick ferry boat ride from many places in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Governors Island is a small island located in New York bay. Every summer they add more and more attractions. There are two options to get there: a free ferry… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Governors Island
In what is sure to become an annual tradition, we ventured again last summer to Coney Island. Although it can be a bit of a trek, Coney Island is one of the best, weirdest day trips you can take without actually leaving New York. The first stop is always Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs, a boardwalk… Continue reading Adventures in New York: Coney Island Day II
One of my favorite museums in New Orleans (although it is very hard to pick), is the Historic Voodoo Museum in the French Quarter. It is a small but well curated museum dedicated to the history and culture of Voodoo in New Orleans. It consists mostly of objects of the practice, like this alter of… Continue reading New Orleans: Historic Voodoo Museum
Well, not for everyone. But one of the cords to the wireless in my apartment appears to be broken. It might be the cat’s fault. If we get it back up and running, I will try to post tonight. If not, hopefully I will be back online for a Friday post.