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Reminiscing

10 Aug

… on my days living in Rome and traveling around Eastern Europe. Must. Get. Back, and head west. (with perfected photography skills)

Cities I visited: Umbria, Capri, Naples, Dublin, Paris, Lauterbrunnen, Barcelona, London, Pompeii, Venice, Interlaken, Florence, Tuscany, and Totti.

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Compelling Short Films

4 Aug

I’ve seen these three videos (primarily the first) passed around the digital-sphere quite a bit today, and I must admit I am quite envious.

3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious linear concepts based on movement, learning and food ….into 3 beautiful and hopefully compelling short films….. I wonder how much they spent on the entire trip.

This is exactly what I need. Adventure.

 

 

First Taste of New Orleans

6 May

Shrimp n' grits at Lüke

Last week I headed out down to New Orleans with my boyfriend and one of our friends to hit up the Jazz & Heritage Festival and explore the deep South. This was my first trip to New Orleans and I was pleasantly surprised with just about everything. From the food, to the music on every street corner, to the southern hospitality- I was loving every bit. We went to the Jazz & Heritage Festival on Friday and got to see one of my favorite bands right now, Mumford & Sons, along with the Avett Brothers. Both bands killed it and the entire festival was phenomenal. We ending up meeting some great people from all over the country, tried some tasty food including crawfish and alligator pie, and jammed out to some incredible tunes.

Highlights of the trip included the Jazz & Heritage Festival, John Besh’s Restaurant August, John Besh’s Lüke Restaurant (best bloody mary and shrimp n’ grits EVER), Cafe DU Monde, wandering around Jackson Square, Frenchmen’s St. and the gorgeous houses in the Garden District. There were lots of cute shops around the city too! Here are a few pictures from the trip. Enjoy!