But upon arrival, somehow, somewhere between unpacking la mudanza and your high school graduation, something happens to someone and the plans to live the Dominican Dream fail to come to fruition. Nowadays you have a vaivén with The Island. You get on a plane because The Island has a...


Upon arriving home, I was greeted by my mom who has her own interpretation of keeping toasty. Why wear a pair of UGGS when you can wear a pair of Barbara I Gongini braided wedges? Shoes that not only intrigue but also are reminiscent of what I can only assume a Yehti's (who undoubtedly is...

I felt a little out of place on my local bus in platform wedges, 70's wide leg trousers and Evie's vintage biker jacket, but upon arrival at Somerset House, that all changed.

Photos: top > Angie, Chiara and me | below > Upon arrival in New York! As the count down of days until I jetted off to New York started, my excitement dramatically and hastily grew. My flight from Heathrow left at 9ish on Friday 11th but of course I was up at the crack of dawn, well 4:30 to...

to carry Kérastase) Upon arrival at this beautiful Chelsea salon in Chelsea, owner Antonio Prieto himself greeted us and the next thing we knew we were whisked away to two different teams for our treatments. I had the option of having Kérastase Bain Satin level 1, 2 or 3. Level 1 is the...

My worries were quashed instantly upon arrival. We were met at Beijing airport by a slick chauffeur-driven Audi taking us to our home for the weekend, The Opposite House, sister property of our very own Upper House. Beijing struck me as a city of contrasts. The main roads are flanked by...

GCC Residents who are not GCC nationals but who have high professional status such as company managers, business people, auditors, doctors, engineers, pharmacists, or employees working in the public sector, their families, drivers and personal staff sponsored by them, are eligible for a...

Barring a few stressors in life, I consider myself an advanced visa applica-tor?, despite being no travel agent. In the past five years, I have applied for several tourist visas, some of which I've written in this blog. While it is initially not a fun thing to go through, I ended up just...

" These were the first words I heard upon arriving at the dock in Antigua where a boat was waiting to whisk us away to the island of Jumby Bay. A sharply dressed man came to the car, shook our hands and shared this wonderful phrase, which did in fact manage to make me forget all stress in an...

I received an email today asking about the procedure in applying for a New Zealand visa (Hi Leilani!), so because it's too cold to go anywhere else tonight, I prepared a rambling guide on how to apply for a tourist visa. First, have your passport ready. It must be valid for at least 90 days...

 

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