Top 5 cool & quirky things to do in Brooklyn

top five weird and quirky things to do in brooklyn

What are the top 5 cool & quirky things to do in Brooklyn? (Besides wandering around looking at all the kick ass street art?) Brooklyn is vast and while I stayed in the middle of downtown at the Nu Hotel, it was Williamsburg and Bushwick that was fun + funky. Without further ado, here are […]

Greece Travel Guide: Athens & islands

Greece Athens

Travel Guide Round Ups: Greece (Mykonos, Santorini + Athens) + Generic Dreams presents a Greece travel guide to help you plan your trip and what to do + see when you are there! This includes all the airlines I flew, hotels I stayed at + things I did, recommend or NOT recommend. When: We went early […]

Four ways to find luxury hotels for less!

I am not exactly a 5 star lifestyle traveler jet-setting around the world nor do I travel on a backpacker’s budget. When I travel, I can rough it if necessary but if there’s a city or place where I can enjoy the modern day comforts and not pay an arm and leg, I’m all game. With that […]

Give a damn. Many damns.

+ Why you should give a damn. About something. Anything. My first post was all about identifying + exploring your passions. This second part will explain about making choices and taking control — of your life to live with passion. Like I wrote before, most people are working to live. This is ass–backwards. Seriously. Everybody wants […]

Isn’t traveling alone lonely?

A lot of people are flabbergasted when they discover I adventure solo on some of my trips.”Why?!,” they sputter. One friend even declared, “Stop being weird.” Why not? is my usual response. Isn’t traveling alone lonely? This sounds totally cliche and overused but loneliness really is a state of mind. Yes, I’m alone but I’m […]

Travel Guide: Vienna & Budapest

Travel Guide to Vienna and Budapest When: I traveled during the week of Christmas and left before New Years. Both cities are very cold in the winter but it is still considered high season because of the Christmas markets and winter wonderland feeling it portrays. Route: Flew to London Heathrow → Vienna → Bus to Budapest → London Heathrow → Home […]

How to use magical healing crystals

I get a kick out of learning and reading about Eastern & Western Astrology and dabbled in Wicca when I was younger (just reading books about it, etc) so it was only time that I got interested in healing stones/crystals. Crystal healing works of a variety of levels, but fundamentally, all are linked to vibration. Einstein […]

When to travel?

People always ask me when to travel and where is the best destination for a certain season. Two words: SHOULDER SEASON “Shoulder season” — generally April through mid-June, September, and October (sometimes early November) — combines the advantages of both peak-season and off-season travel. Why? Weather is still decent + crowds have dissipated + airfare &  hotel […]

Mercury Retrograde: stay stuck & you’re fuqed

Mercury Retrograde is coming up! If you have any interest in astrology and the way our mystical planets work, then you know that Mercury Retrograde comes about 3x a year and it is when the planet appears to slows down, and appears to stop (station) and move backward (retrograde). It’s an optical illusion, since there is […]

How I survived in Vietnam

So a journey – a solo journey nonetheless is not complete without a post on LESSONS LEARNED or Vietnam 101. If you ever go or plan to go, here are safety and advice tips as well as Dos and Don’ts! They will know you are a tourist/traveler even if you’re Vietnamese-American or Asian-American or Asian-Canadian. […]