Category North America

Greetings & Feedings in Puerto Rico

After starting 2017 with two amazing charters that involved things like stage diving, midnight missions to kidnap other guests, and drunkenly eating chicken wings with your toes – Captain Cowboy and I were ready for a little down time detox on our month off. Instead, we had a rotating cast of drunken friends coming for […]

Hendricks: A Voyage into the Unusual

A month or so ago a few of us had signed up for a free Hendrick’s event dubbed “A Voyage Into the Unusual.”  Though not originally a gin drinker (my first time trying Tanqueray I spit it out into a garbage can in my friends dorm room and asked why anyone would want to drink […]

Couchsurfing is Murder

Try couch surfing they said.  It will be fun they said… Since my first experience with couch surfing I haven’t really been active on the site, although I do still occasionally say hi to John, who somehow didn’t run for the hills after that fiasco of a first encounter.  In addition to not being good at making […]

A Few Minutes in Dumbo

Yesterday, a trip to Brooklyn to find the DUMBO Arts Festival helped me realize exactly how useless I really am without my iPhone.  Long story short my phone started dying in the 2 hours it took us to get from 190th Street in Manhattan to DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass). Following that brief commute, […]

Feast of San Gennaro

The other night I was supposed to be meeting a friend at a Japanese fashion showcase in the Lower East Side for Fashion Week when I passed Mulberry street and suddenly I saw red, white and green lights and smelled the delicious aroma of sizzling meat and fried foods. I looked to my right and […]

Coney island

The last time I went to Coney Island was c. June 2004 after the Stuyvesant HS Prom.  (Please note I wasn’t smart enough to actually go to Stuyvesant, but I’m pleasant enough to be invited as a date)  After the after-party at 4 or 5 in the morning, someone got the bright idea of grabbing […]

A Racist Night Out Ends with a Bang

My alma mater, SUNY Geneseo, is probably one of the least diverse universities in New York State.  When I attended, there was a 10% minority population, a third of which was Asian, and I’d say 95% of that was adopted Asian girls that had been saved from being drowned in a river by infertile white […]

Le Dîner en Blanc

After getting shafted the year before from Le Dîner en Blanc, aka I paid and then received an email basically saying “ooops, just kidding, we overbooked and you’re not invited” I was put on the priority list this year for the event. However the spot wasn’t guaranteed – you just had to get your ass […]

How to Make a Good Impression

Because I’m planning on traveling (oh reeeeaaallly?) I’ve been immersing myself in all things travel all day, errryday. One of the main things that I’ve been looking into is ways to keep expenses down since the amount of time I’ll be traveling, and the number of countries I’ll be seeing is directly proportionate to the […]

Protected: A Night Out in Montauk

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