Category Archives: 2014

Barbate: Tsukiji’s Charming Spanish Cousin

Discovering new spices and local foods gets me excited about a foreign country.  It’s one of the ways I learn and get to know a culture and its people.  I usually eat whatever the locals eat wherever I am but … Continue reading

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Paella and Vino for Everyone!

I am once again basking in the warmth of Southern California.  Knowing full well how cold it is in New York I have no right to complain about the weather here.  It’s beautiful.  But I wake up every single day … Continue reading

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How to Live a Good Life en estilo de Costa del Sol

So there I was, comfortably situated on a large terrace with a glass of Barbadillo as tiny twinkles began to appear in the distance.  It was nearly 9PM but the skies were still light enough for me to see and … Continue reading

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The Perfect Last Day in Anguilla: NOW We Can Leave

Sitting here in my apartment in New York, it’s hard to believe that exactly 4 months ago I was in the beautiful waters of Anguilla celebrating K and P’s birthdays.  These photos are proof that I was there but it … Continue reading

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Hello New York, I Didn’t Know I Missed You.

When I arrived back in New York after an amazing summer away my senses were overwhelmed by what this city threw at me.  Somehow I had managed to forget all about the incredible skyscrapers, the flood of traffic, all the … Continue reading

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A Day Out at Sea: Sandy Island, Anguilla

Having had P. suffer a bout of motion sickness during my big birthday trip to Italy (Cinque Terre post here), I was concerned for her when we decided to go down to Anguilla.  We knew that we would need to … Continue reading

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Picnic on the Beach: Shoal Bay, Anguilla

I said yesterday “who could ask for anything more?”  I certainly couldn’t imagine anything more fabulous than what we already enjoyed, but Anguilla and the staff at Ani Avillas treated us to another unbelievable beach day.  Felix had said that … Continue reading

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