My Top NYC Tourist Tips!

They say you only become a true New Yorker after you’ve lived here for 10 years. Well, I’ve only been here for just over 2, but I still think I’ve learnt a thing or two in my time!  I often get asked about what to do and what to see when friends, colleagues and acquaintances are visiting NYC so I thought I’d compile my favourites for you! This is mainly aimed at first time visitors […]

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NYC Neighborhood Guide: I Love the Upper West Side!

Hi Friends! As if you couldn’t tell from my West Village and Hell’s Kitchen NYC Neighborhood Guides, I really do the love the west side of Manhattan! So much so, that obviously, I just had to profile the Upper West Side (or UWS) next! Nestled in between Hell’s Kitchen to the south and Harlem to the north (spanning West 58th St all the way to West 110th St), the UWS sits pretty between Riverside Park […]

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Labor Day Weekend 2019

This past weekend was Labor Day Weekend in the US, which meant we got an extra day of vacation this Monday! Labor Day is a nod to the contributions of the American workforce and it’s traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It unofficially marks the last weekend of the summer season (though I refuse to believe that right now!) and there’s a well known saying here that you can’t wear white after Labor Day! […]

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My Skincare Essentials

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, I’m a total skincare junkie! I love make up too but I generally keep my make up routine quite streamlined and I’m not too experimental about it, aside from a bold lip every now and then. But when it comes to skincare, especially now I’m in my, ahem, 30s, I’m much more inclined to spend my time and my money here rather than anywhere else. As they say, a good […]

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Magic Sleek – Hair Treatment Review

There are SO many things that I love about living in New York City – the electric energy, that iconic skyline, the Hudson River (which I get to spy from my window daily), every possible cuisine you can think of at your fingertips and of course those endless New York summers! But if there’s one thing that I hate about NYC that unfortunately goes hand in hand with summer it’s the unbearable HUMIDITY! I have never […]

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