Wend City Guide: San Francisco, CA

Wend City Guide: San Francisco, CA

Another week gone by biking around my favorite foggy city by a bay. Like most of my travels, I arrived in SF with no set plans. Except perhaps to enjoy a few dance classes, and discover a new neighborhood (having biked this city many times over, this one is hard. Yet I find there are always new pockets to […]

Wend City Guide: Tampa, FL

Wend City Guide: Tampa, FL

I am an easygoing traveler. I’m always up for an epic adventure of course, but gimme a coffee shop and a bookstore and I’m good….I’m also bit of a snob about those things… While performing one weekend in Tampa I found a coffee shop and a bookstore with just the right atmosphere; the perfect place for me […]

Wend City Guide: Wellington, New Zealand

Wend City Guide: Wellington, New Zealand

When I find myself in New Zealand’s capital city, I’m consistently drawn to Cuba Street, the bohemian heartbeat of Wellington. SHOP: Cuba is packed with blocks of vintage shops, artisan shops, and overflowing bookstores. You’re guaranteed an afternoon spent rifling through scarves, artwork, and paperbacks (the BEST kind of afternoons, AMIRIGHT?). Cuba St. is where I’ve acquired many a Christmas gift. […]

Florida Rainstorm

Florida Rainstorm

I was asleep in bed, embraced by a thick duvet and too many pillows when I heard it—the familiar sound of the storm siren. Distant but powerful. It’s strange, but I find this sound comforting. I like the dissonant drone, like a chord that never rounds out. I imagine the sound spreading out over my little […]