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A Detox Getaway: The Best Gift for Thyself

What I Thought Would Be Torturous Ended Up Boosting My Mental, Spiritual & Physical Energy — Because Nothing Tastes as Good as Healthy Feels Eating one meal a day, eliminating animal products, gluten, lactose, sugar and caffeine from my diet, learning to treat a glass of green juice floating in water like dessert, taking enzymes before, and probiotics after my meals… Going vegan. Hardcore, raw-vegan. … Continue reading A Detox Getaway: The Best Gift for Thyself

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Six years after its opening, Dominique Ansel Bakery still has a line outside its doors – But not for the Cronut

About six years ago, foodies – New Yorkers and tourists alike – were bedazzled by the taste and photogenic appeal of the Cronut when it was introduced by Dominique Ansel Bakery in 2014. The shop, the lines, the cronut went viral and the line formed as early as 6 a.m. Today, the croissant with a donut exterior sustains some of its hype but the shop’s … Continue reading Six years after its opening, Dominique Ansel Bakery still has a line outside its doors – But not for the Cronut

Galentine’s Day: An Unromantic Celebration of Love

Because Your Friends Love Surprises and You Love Your Friends A nail spa retreat for two, a waffle-brunch date, a bottle of champagne and a pink heart-shaped chocolate box are not just things you get every day; they are things you gift or receive on Galentine’s Day. In an era where Ice Cream Day is a national holiday, don’t close girlfriends deserve a day of … Continue reading Galentine’s Day: An Unromantic Celebration of Love

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The Not-So-Usual Streets of New York

Where a Brief Walk in a Random Street is Worth Countless Movie Scenes The intersection of Broadway and Prince Street hosts an organized chaos of pedestrians seemingly in a rush: A pink-haired woman with oversized red glasses navigates on her electric wheelchair, a small dog trying to keep up the pace; twins in strollers push through with great difficulty, and a couple refusing to unclasp hands … Continue reading The Not-So-Usual Streets of New York

Reflecting on my First Semester

Now that I have officially completed my first semester in New York, I have decided to share some of my most remarkable experiences! First things first: I had a delightful move-in day and welcome week, met extremely unique individuals, had numerous coffee dates, memorized and forgotten hundreds of names, and made many friends from all around the world. Besides being in a Macroeconomics class with … Continue reading Reflecting on my First Semester

Craving Chocolate? I Got You Covered!

Wherever you are reading this from and whenever you are reading it, there is at least one commonality: a shared demand for satisfying our ‘chocolate-tooth’ and let’s face it, what better place to do so than New York? NYC is known for its myriad alternatives for everything and desserts that specialize in a chocolate overload certainly is no exception; whatever it is your sweet tooth … Continue reading Craving Chocolate? I Got You Covered!