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MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

MY FIRST TASTE OF TURKEY

The first couple days after returning from vacation are always a struggle—even more so when you know you’ll be jetting off to another exotic location the following week. From jet lag and slowly coaxing yourself out of vacation mode, to gauging your answer to the infamous "how was your trip" questions.…
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HOW TO NOT PISS OFF A NEW YORKER

HOW TO NOT PISS OFF A NEW YORKER

It's March. The temperature's finally above freezing (even if only for a couple of days), which means it's almost tourist season in New York. So if you're planning a trip while hoping to avoid "the angry New Yorker," you might want to brush up on the laws of the land…
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MY BIG FAT GREEK VACATION

MY BIG FAT GREEK VACATION

Move over Mexican food. There's a new first place contender for my gluttonous fat girl heart. With its economy deep, deep in the shitter, I wasn't really sure what to expect while I was in Greece. So I split my time between the ruins of Athens and the relaxing beaches…
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I GOT SCUBA CERTIFIED AND PUKED ON MY INSTRUCTOR

I GOT SCUBA CERTIFIED AND PUKED ON MY INSTRUCTOR

By some fucking miracle, I finished my PADI open water certification down in Marathon, Florida. And no, the open water dives weren't any easier than the confined dives at the YMCA. The morning started off just fine. The sun was shining, the previous day's wind had turned into a light…
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