Brandenburg GateBerlin TV Tower East Side GalleryMuseum Island If you've been here before, you know that I typically like to indulge and offer detailed travel guides that attempt to capture the essence of each city I write about. How we got there? Check. Where we stayed? Check. How we planned? Check. Don't be fooled by … Continue reading Berlin, Baby!
Be prepared to be transported through time to Medieval Germany. . . . After two and a half days in the Bavarian Capital, we were ready to start the second leg of our journey through Germany. We jumped on the train and headed for Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a charming fairytale town come to life … Continue reading Fairytales exist in Rothenburg
And yes, there's more than just Oktoberfest. You may recall that Devin, Marissa, and I spent a week in Germany last fall. Whether you kept up with our travels on Instagram or not, I'm sure it's no surprise to anybody familiar with The Dana Diaries that I'm only JUST getting around to writing about our … Continue reading München Must-dos
Quarantine's got me on a baking kick. LOL, JK. That's actually only the case if we're referencing the homemade almond flour pancakes I've been whipping up recently! Or slice and bake cookies. . . . I hosted a brief Instagram poll yesterday asking if anyone was interested in checking out the recipe for the pancakes, … Continue reading Just call me Betty.
A true story about the woman who tried to turn her studio into a greenhouse. That's what it would seem like, anyway. Today we're going to talk about - you've guessed it- plants! Specifically, I'm sharing some details on the new pots that I bought this weekend from The Sill. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bqfyn3-nUl0/?igshid=123x5w74308fq I can't take credit … Continue reading Crazy Plant Lady
HEY. Welcome to my Ted Talk. You ready to get deep? Nope, me neither. Spending the last week at home has given me the chance reflect on the past year. I'm sure this is an initiative that some of you can relate to. If you know me well, you know 2019 was not as smooth … Continue reading 2019 in a nutshell
Ah, Kyoto. Japan’s third largest city - and it's oldest. Rich in traditional Japanese culture, Kyoto is undoubtedly an experience unlike any other. It's a special place where the modern and ancient worlds appear to seamlessly merge. For instance: I loved how I went to a super sleek restaurant in the center of … Continue reading Japan’s Imperial Capital
We knew we wanted to kick our Japan trip with an extended stay in Tokyo, and research brought us to our second destination, Hakone. Hakone (pronounced ha-kone-eh) was a unique experience. It's great for the adventure-seeking-mildly-outdoorsy-types. My style? Retrospectively speaking, probably not. But, hey, it's good to try new things, right? To put it in … Continue reading Where the hell is Hakone?
Hey! Hi! Hello! It’s me. Back in action. I know I’ve been out of commission for quite some time now. To put it bluntly: life got tough, I got lazy, and I ultimately shelved one of my favorite hobbies: writing. Not having the energy to do one of the things I love the … Continue reading TOKYO DRIFT
Click here to read the original post on My Life OOO. No matter what your personal style is, there’s no denying that a classic white sneaker is a closet essential. Has been. Always will be. And as we welcome summer to NYC (and it's been hot, hot, HOT), it’s officially time to pick up your … Continue reading 15 Amazing Pairs Of White Sneakers Worth Getting Dirty In NYC