Category Archives: Travel

Gypset

Gypset (gypsy + jet-set). While I tend to detest portmanteau (Brangelina anyone?), this one hits the nail on the head. Writer Julia Chaplin, who coined the term, describes gypset as “a new type of travel, and cultural foraging at home, that redefines the optimal adventure as something with the global references and chic speed of [...]

Also posted in Fashion, Lit | Leave a comment

Best of Barca

Can’t stop thinking about Barcelona…it was truly magical. Here are some favs: Park Guell. It’s like candyland! Took this video of a blues guitarist I found in one of the park’s many random enclaves: Love the city’s little details.. The beautiful streets The amazing food market…best fresh juice ever! The amazing hold in the wall [...]

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment

Barcelona bound

Heading to Barcelona tomorrow for the Primavera Sound Festival!!! Will post pics and stories and buzz about new bands when I return

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment

Lovin’ London

Especially the East Village…could very well live there (if only it were more sunny!)

Also posted in Art | Leave a comment

Back to Berlin

One of the best things about this city is the CHEAP awesome food. Best Vietnamese Food – Monsieur Voung’s. There are only a few items on the menu, but you can’t go wrong. Best German Food – Schwarzwaldstuben (Black Forest hangout). Amazing comfort food. Tried the German’s version of mac n’ cheese and ravioli…both are [...]

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment

Dublin

Highlights Pretending to be co-eds at Trinity College (we discovered some interesting classifieds haha) Best fish and chips Worst place to eat them (the pub owner yelled at me even though I ordered a Guinness!) Market Bar – great venue for throwing back a beer John Gibbons + Paul Van Dyk @ Tripod The Delorean [...]

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment

Berlin

Highlights Watergate – Nice space (love the lights that shoot out from behind the DJ, over the dance and all the way back to the bar). Great view of the water. Cool lounge area downstairs where people decompress after the sun rises. The people are what made it though – we met tons of friendly [...]

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment

Amsterdam

Highlights… The city was beautiful, even in winter. The nightlife was pretty melow overall, but we found some real gems. 1st night out, came across this bar near the hostel (which was probably the tiniest bar I’ve ever been to!), and squeezed in between stylish patrons to watch some live music. Good times. Then there [...]

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment

London

Highlights The fashion… Londoners never cease to amaze me. The dress below has died python skin patched on. Gorg. Hot Chip at the Brixton Academy = best One Life Stand ever. (photo courtesy Elizabeth Rees) East London… As many times as I’ve been to this city, I’ve never had the chance (or reason?) to venture [...]

Posted in Travel | Leave a comment