black cathedral made of lava stone

When I tell French people that I lived in Clermont-Ferrand for 8 months, they usually laugh incredulously and ask why.


An hour’s ferry ride from the port of Piraeus in Athens will get you to the island of Aegina (also known as Egina or Αίγινα).

Nothing says summer like a bowl full of raspberries.

One meter of metal tubing, some wire, and a handsaw are really all you need to make your own geometric air plant hanger.

The next time you cook something, experiment with texture and see if it affects your taste buds.

After graduating from college, I got a job in France as an English teaching assistant. I was assigned to two public schools, a middle school and a high school, in a small town called Thiers.

These gnocchi in particular are extra special because they’re green (potential St. Patrick’s Day dinner for next year?) and made with spinach, which never fails to be delicious.

An ongoing series of mediocre haikus, updated every few months.