TRAVEL

    Colonia, Uruguay

    June 26, 2017

    Uruguay is South America’s best-kept secret, especially the quaint town of Colonia, just an hour ferry ride away from Buenos Aires. As BA can be loud and bustling, I craved an escape, only one hour away is the perfect getaway from city life. Colonia del Sacramento is a city in the southwest part of the country and is renowned for its historic quarter, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has a laid back vibe and buildings from the Portuguese era. You can get there in just under an hour on the ferry, and it’s not too expensive. I still needed to pass immigration and security, so I’m glad I arrived with plenty of time before departure.

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  • DESIGN

    Platforms

    One of the most distinctive fashion trends I’ve noticed living in Argentina over the last two months has been the platform shoe. Porteñas love their platform shoes! They fill store windows, with a variety of…

    June 12, 2017
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    Mendoza

    You know that famous John Muir quote? The wines are calling and I must go. No? Well, I think if he had said something along those lines, he would have been referring to Mendoza,…

    June 7, 2017
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    Córdoba

    Month 5 of Remote Year has brought me to Córdoba, a city smack dap in the middle of Argentina and in the beautiful foothills of the Sierras. Córdoba is a city of more than a…

    June 2, 2017
  • DESIGN

    Off-the-Shoulder

    Everyone needs a chill, off-the-shoulder dress or shirt that works for both errands (in birks) and date night (with a heel). It is so effortlessly sexy to show a little shoulder. I love coordinating…

    May 29, 2017
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    Santiago

    During the transition from Lima to Córdoba, I spent a week away from the Remote Year group in Santiago de Chile. Santiago is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest…

    May 26, 2017
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    Lima

    Month 4 of Remote Year has brought me back to the Pacific to live and work in Lima, the capital of Peru. Lima was a city that had never been on my radar, but…

    May 22, 2017
  • TRAVEL

    Lake Titicaca

    Besides the mesmerizing Machu Picchu trek, the second week in Peru I took a side trip to one of South America’s largest lakes and the world’s highest navigable body of water, Lake Titicaca. Lake Titicaca…

    May 12, 2017
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    Machu Picchu

    I first remember learning about Machu Picchu in my fourth-grade history class when we were covering South America and the Incas. In my mind, I still can see the black and white photo on…

    May 2, 2017
  • DESIGN

    Modern Mules

    Mule, a French word, is a style of shoe that is backless and often closed-toed. Mules can be any heel height – from flat to high. I have seen the most recent styles in…

    May 1, 2017