Just Like the Movies

I’ve been lucky enough  to have experienced numerous ‘movie moments’ in my life – mostly during my travels but nonetheless, I’ve had some pretty inexplicable moments that felt like they came out straight from a movie. But since I moved to Chicago, every single day I spent walking around downtown has been just like that….

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Mural, Mural on the Wall

Art is everywhere in Chicago. It goes beyond the walls of museums and galleries, and can also be found in random places such us under the bridge, in a small alley, and even at a bus stop far away from the touristy areas downtown.  Street art  brings the city to life. Some of these impressive graffitis…

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One Year Later

A year has passed since I moved to this shiny city called Chicago. Looking back, I finally managed to transition from being an outsider to being a local. The cosmopolitan life was welcoming. Although my international travels took a back seat last year, I was able to spend quality time getting to know my new…

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Chicago Summer

My first Chicago summer as a resident has ended. It came and went as fast as a speeding train and there I was left standing at the platform. I guess things do change when you actually live in the city and not just visiting as a “tourist”. But between jobs and responsibilities, I managed to sneak in…

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Birthday Cray

I celebrated my birthday in Chicago for the first time last weekend. It was an epic three-day weekend celebration, to say the least. I usually travel on or around my birthday as this has been a tradition I started many many moons ago. But since this was my first birthday celebration since moving to the…

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A Sweet Life

I am very happy be a part of Time Out Chicago’s Tastemaker squad. I was invited to my first event which was a dessert tasting at Fulton Market. Kudos to all participating vendors for the yumminess that surrounded me. On top of that, Fulton Market is a cool venue for something like this. #TreatYoSelf  …

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