On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck New York City, causing unprecedented damage across all five boroughs. The superstorm, which began as a tropical wave in the Caribbean, caused 43 deaths and $19 billion of damage in the city. Approximately 17 percent (51 square miles) of New York City’s total land mass was flooded, and a quarter of buildings were without power for days.[Read More…] about Seaport District 7 Years After Sandy
Hi! I’m Candice. I got hooked on traveling after my first trip abroad studying in Munich in the summer of 2005. I've lived in NYC since 2014, but still travel as often as I can. I started this blog to share my stories, photos, and tips, and to inspire others to explore the world and visit some of my favorite places.
Cartagena is a colorful, colonial city on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. It was founded by the Spanish in 1533 and served as a major trading port in the New World. Today, it has become a trendy tourist destination and is one of the safest cities in Colombia. It was my first trip to South America and a great place to start if you’re new to the continent.[Read More…] about 10 Things to Do in Cartagena
ClassPass ($40 off), a flexible, subscription service that gives you access to top fitness studios and gyms, is a great way to stay in shape while traveling. You can conveniently book classes online or through the app at a significant discount to what you would normally pay if purchasing directly from the studio. There are participating studios in nearly every US city, as well as Europe, Asia, and Australia. You can filter your search by type of activity (e.g. yoga, cycling, boxing, etc.), difficulty level, or neighborhood. Your membership also includes free access to ClassPass Go, which offers hundreds of audio-guided workouts from top instructors.[Read More…] about Top 10 Workouts to Try in NYC