Jinya Ramen Bar

I was wandering around the West Village looking for a dinner spot and stumbled upon Jinya Ramen Bar, a sleek and modern looking LA import. We tried the corn, salmon and pork skewers and the chashu pork buns, which were grilled at the bar right in front of us. Pork buns are always a good […]

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What to Pack for New York in WinterDecember 13, 2017 - 8:02 pm

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NYC Coffee Guide – Hungry Ghost Cafe (Prospect Heights)

Made a stop by Hungry Ghost for an afternoon pick me up. Perfect weekend days always involve a leisurely cup of coffee and a trip to unexpected parts of town (and avoiding the office ha!). I really liked the bar inside the cafe. It was a great gunmetal greyish color and large, so it fit […]

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The Brooklyn Museum » Sher She GoesSeptember 4, 2013 - 12:16 pm

[…] Prospect Park to see some greenery at the Brooklyn Botanical (and check out the nearby Hungry Ghost coffee shop). But, when I got off the 2,3 train stop I was standing right at the entrance to the […]

Grey | lovewishfully.comMarch 21, 2014 - 3:54 pm

What a cute name for a cafe! I love old buildings, and I’m just loving that gorgeous old brick and ceiling. I wish we still had more of that in the midwest.

[…] if you’re looking for coffee done right while in Brooklyn. 781 Fulton St | Fort Greene, Brooklyn Read More KAFFE 1668 A Tribeca favorite, this airy and industrial coffee shop is filled with cute […]

Samantha at Our Traveling BlogMarch 5, 2016 - 6:17 pm

Love all the pictures. Reminds me of how much I enjoyed hanging out and relaxing at Celestial Seasonings in Boulder, CO. So peaceful and smells so nice. Thanks for sharing.

SherMarch 5, 2016 - 9:09 pm

ooh I haven’t been back to Boulder in years! I remember it being such a nice town. I did the Celestial Seasonings tour too and the smell of all those teas was heaven!

St Mark’s Square and the Doge’s Palace

(some fun snaps using an old lens on my full frame camera. hence, the funky boarders)   Piazza Saint Marco is the central public square in Venice and where you’ll find St Mark’s basilica and the Doge’s palace. Most of ancient Venice’s important buildings and monuments are located in this main area, including the library, […]

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[…] tourist attractions of Venezia aren’t as many as you’d think.  There are the big ones of St Mark’s Square and the Doge’s Palace, but the real attractions are the city “streets” themselves.  While touring St Mark’s […]

[…] tourist attractions of Venezia aren’t as many as you’d think.  There are the big ones of St. Mark’s Square and the Doge’s Palace, but the real attractions are the city “streets” themselves.  While touring St Mark’s and […]

Glass Blowing Demonstration, Italy

Murano Glass While in Venice, I attended a glass blowing demonstration. The city and especially neighboring island Murano are known for intricate glass work. We watched as the craftsman first blew a vase out of clear hot melted glass and then melted it down to reshape into a horse figurine. Glassblowing involves inflating a molten […]

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[…] More About the Sights, Less About On-Board Entertainment – River cruising is a much more intimate experience, with unreserved seating at meal times so you get to mix and mingle with almost everyone on board by the end (if you want!). There’s perhaps less on-board entertainment (no nightclubs or casinos on board) but each evening people congregated in the lounge by the bar and Viking had an on-board pianist. A couple nights during the week, Viking hosted either singers, dancers or local activities. My favorite was the glass blowing demonstration by a glass master from Germany! He was quite an artist and had different glassblowing techniques than what I saw when I went to Venice. […]

[…] Miss: a day trip to the glass makers in Burano (or just a short glass demonstration) and a ride on a water […]

Venetian Chandelier LoverSeptember 10, 2018 - 11:45 am

Gorgeous pictures! They really capture the beauty of Murano glass making. Animals and vases are really beautiful, but to me, the chandeliers are true masterpieces!