Coney Island in Springtime

Who in the world goes to Coney Island before the summer season hits? Well… me. I do. And apparently I go alone, so there’s that fun factoid to paint an even more vivid picture of how cool I am. What sent me to Coney Island, you ask? Well, it was half to do with the

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Octopus Coffee

Some recent digging in the archives led me to this old gem. Minimal photos, but the world needs to know about this place. Octopus Coffee was a lucky hit! The long, windy course of our 2016 road trip took me to the airport in Grand Junction, Colorado… at 5:30 a.m. Needing coffee intensely and immediately, I

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Brooklyn Bridge at Sunrise

Last weekend, my cousin, my roommate and I decided it would be an excellent idea to have some time to bond with nature. (Actually, we drunkenly decided that it would be a good idea to cross the Brooklyn Bridge at sunrise. It was 11:30 and I had had a whole bottle of wine and we

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Tennessee trees

As I said last week, one of the best things about 2016 was that I finally caught a job for the start of 2017. It’s been such a hectic last few months. A short bit of respite from the city among the Tennessee trees was just what I needed.

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A quick trip upstate

Please don’t misunderstand; I love New York. But after three months in the city, I needed a break. That’s where the trip upstate came in. G and I hit Sleepy Hollow, the famed site of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. 

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48 hours in Brussels

Perhaps I’ve told you, perhaps I haven’t: I spent about half of 2015 in Brussels, Belgium, and I miss it dearly. I drank a lot of coffee and spent a lot of time walking around the city. I lived in a flat with two roommates and no oven, which meant that my stress-baking tactics were put

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Moving series: My New York packing list

Note: your New York Packing List by Tyler uses affiliate links. If you don’t want to help support the blog, please use a search engine to find the linked items. So, you may or may not be aware that I moved to New York City recently. I thought it might be nice, for those of

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