How to Eat Healthy in a New City

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vincent desjardins   This post is sponsored by EVEN Hotels, as part of my work with their Well Well Well site. All opinions are, as always, 100% my own. Living in New York City, I’m constantly surrounded by some of the best food in the world. Every day, someone in my life calls or emails to tell…

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Girls’ Weekend in Vegas

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I spent last weekend in Vegas with my best friends. Now, I’ve been to Vegas five times. I’ve stayed and eaten all over the strip, but this time was, in a word, unforgettable. Here are a handful of photos from our stay, snapped oh-so-professionally on my iPhone. Sourdough waffles at Bouchon in the Venetian, where…

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Vote for Camille

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My best friend, Camille, just recently entered’s Biggest Baddest Bucket List contest—the very same one I shared a few weeks ago when Kelly had emailed me. In the past year alone, Camille traveled to 11 countries on four continents. She’s a nomad and I so admire that fearless wonder in her. If you read…

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Majestic Elegance Resort, Punta Cana


2012 marks 15 years of best friendship with Kate. F-i-f-t-e-e-n years. It’s the kind of relationship Hollywood likes to make movies about. It’s the kind of relationship I always dreamed of having. It’s the kind of relationship I’ll be most proud of when I’m wearing adult diapers and false teeth (because she’ll be wearing them…

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Eating in Cancun, Tulum, and Isla Mujeres


Typical breakfast included at many hotels and hostels in Mexico: 2 pieces of white bread toasted with butter and jam, orange juice, and coffee. Called the ‘Sooper Dooper’ at Buho’s restaurant in Isla Mujeres: 2 fried eggs, 2 slices bacon, toast, 2 small hotcakes. Even while traveling, I love to eat a big salad at…

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Tulum, Mexico


  Where we stayed: The Weary Traveler, roughly $10 USD a night. Offers free breakfast, free purified drinking water, WiFi, air conditioned private rooms or dormitories, free shuttle to the beach- approx. 10 minutes away. Where we ate: El Camello, Antojitos La Chiapaneca (order the tacos all pastor for 50 cents each) What I thought…

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Cancun and Isla Mujeres, Mexico


One month ago, Camille and I found ourselves, for the four hundredth time in a week since we’d arrived stateside from our Costa Rica and Panama travels, on the phone retelling- for the four hundredth time, no doubt- all of our favorite Central American adventures. They ranged from stories of torrential tropical downpours on secluded…

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How to Plan a Caribbean Vacation


Brought to you, with love, by Camille.  I like to plan. Lists, spreadsheets, and calendars are dearer to me than I’d care to admit. I arrange my outfit for the next day, right down to the jewelry. The books on my coffee table never stray from a perfectly aligned stack. If I am missing one…

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