Author Archives: how bout some cake

About how bout some cake

I'm a 20-something woman with an insatiable thirst for adventure. I love red wine, chocolate cake, and comments from my lovely readers.

Machu Picchu

You know how, sometimes, you hear so much about something that when you actually see or experience it, there’s no way it can possibly live up to the hype? Well, Machu Picchu isn’t one of those things.  It’s every bit … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Saqsaywaman [Cusco, Peru]

Yesterday I arrived in Cusco and immediately fell in love.  Your plane descends between steep but breathtaking mountains into a small airport, and before you even reach the baggage claim you’re offered free cocoa leaves to help you acclimate to … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

So you need to buy new luggage…

Recently a friend of mine invested in new luggage, and since I travel a lot, she asked me for recommendations.  As someone who takes dozens of trips a year, I’ve gotten my packing and luggage situation pretty stream-lined.  I know … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Miami

One of the best things about Business School is the amazing friends I’ve made.  This past weekend three of us headed to south Florida to celebrate finishing the semester.  Laura, who splits her time between D.C. and Boca, flew down … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seafood 101

Last Friday night I took a cooking class called Spring Seafood 101 at L’Academie de Cuisine.  I’ve enjoyed almost every cooking class I’ve ever taken, but this chef was particularly impressive for her vast knowledge.  The author of several books, … Continue reading

Posted in DC, food, Healthy meals & snacks, Indulgences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Arlington National Cemetery

I’ve lived in the DC area for a year and a half now and I’ve barely shared anything about the city.  It’s time for that to change! So this morning I walked over to one of my favorite DC sights, … Continue reading

Posted in DC, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Flashback to Paris

Two months after returning from Paris, I finally found the time to stitch my videos together into a little cinematic overview of the things i did and saw.  It will be something I watch when I’m having a bad day … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment