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Travelling Back in Time at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in NYC

Lured by the relative proximity to my apartment and my desire to do something cultural without being overwhelmed by loud, sweaty tourists on a beautiful summer day, I embarked on a leisurely Sunday afternoon stroll to 5th Avenue and 91st Street, otherwise known as the address of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. About Cooper Hewitt Reopened in 2014 after extensive renovations, Cooper Hewitt is housed in the 5th Avenue Andrew Carnegie Mansion and is the only museum in the…

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Inside the Weekend of a Highly Introverted Person

Weekends are my sanctuary. In my former life, I was definitely an old English grandma (or so I’ve been told, by numerous people on many different occasions), so naturally, my weekends are spent recharging my old soul and relaxing whenever…

Bastille Day in NYC

One of my NYC traditions (is it a tradition if I’ve only done it twice?!) is celebrating Bastille Day. Why, you might think, do I celebrate the French national holiday in NYC? New York City has a large French…

Life Lately: Spring Activities in NYC

Hello again, friends! It’s been awhile since I’ve written something more personal. I’ve been sick for what seems like the majority of May and busy with work, which doesn’t give me much of a life! Alas, I’m finally feeling…

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Storm Stella in NYC

There are two magical times in NYC: during a snowstorm and just after a snowstorm. I LOVE NYC covered in snow, and if you follow me on Instagram, you’ll get that message loud and clear. I’m so glad I got…

Autumn in Central Park

One of the things I love about living in NYC is my close proximity to Central Park. I didn’t live close to anything green in London, so I feel like I missed most of the autumn foliage because I…

Life in NYC: UNGA Edition

Ahh, September in New York: the time when summer slowly starts to come to an end, when the nights get a little longer, and when the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) comes to town. As written in my earlier…

Life Lately: Happy Things

Time flies here in New York. Work makes the days go by relatively quickly and I spend my weekends either in hermit mode or out exploring. I still have so much more I want to see but I’m slowly…