Articles by Rachel Greenberg

Postcard Perfect: Sunset at Mont Saint-Michel – Normandy, France

Postcard Perfect: Sunset at Mont Saint-Michel – Normandy, France March 16, 2012 | Featured, Postcard Perfect | Read More
The tidal island in Normandy, France where Mont Saint-Michel now stands had been used since the 6th century as a military fort, before becoming the home of the Saint-Michel monastery in the 8th century. But it wasn’t until  the 11th century that the iconic Romanesque abbey was built on the island,...

Postcard Perfect: T’ai-Chi on the Bund – Shanghai, China

Postcard Perfect: T’ai-Chi on the Bund – Shanghai, China March 16, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The Bund refers to a portion of Shanghai’s waterfront that runs along the banks of the Huangpu River. The 52 building and many wharves in this area are some of the most beloved tourist spots in Shanghai, and it’s easy to see why. Art Deco, Gothic, and Romanesque architecture make for beautiful...

Postcard Perfect: San Francisco’s Ferry Building

Postcard Perfect: San Francisco’s Ferry Building March 1, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
San Francisco’s Ferry Building is an incredible combination of scenic views and culinary treasures. Located directly on the water, it affords pristine views of the Bay Bridge, Alcatraz, and the East Bay. Although ferries do still leave from its pier, the real highlight is the food – the interior...

Postcard Perfect: Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil

Postcard Perfect: Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Brazil March 1, 2012 | Featured, Postcard Perfect | Read More
Forming the border between Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls sure beats the Four Corners in wow-factor. It has the second greatest annual water flow after Niagara Falls, and well maintained walkways surrounding the falls make it easily accessible to visitors. If you’re coming to the falls from...

Recipe: Spicy Mango Chicken Curry (easy!)

Recipe: Spicy Mango Chicken Curry (easy!) February 24, 2012 | Food Lovers | Read More
This Thai-style curry couldn’t get much easier…or more delicious. Mango compliments rich coconut milk and spicy curry paste perfectly, creating a fancy-tasting weeknight dish that’s way better than take-out. Enjoy with Basmati or brown rice. Adapted from AllRecipes.com Image: arsheffield/Flickr Ingredients: 2...

What to Pack: A Night Out in San Francisco

What to Pack: A Night Out in San Francisco February 17, 2012 | What to Pack | Read More
San Francisco’s notoriously cold fog seeps into the city most nights, making more skimpy going-out attire impractical. You’ll fit in perfectly with the artsy local scene with this edgy outfit – while still managing to still stay warm. MICHAEL Michael Kors polka dot blouse, $268 Diesel...

What to Pack: Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya

What to Pack: Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya February 17, 2012 | Travel Style, What to Pack | Read More
Giraffe Manor in Nairobi has been on our travel bucket list since we first saw pictures of the boutique hotel. Located in a stunning 1930s manor house, the hotel grounds are home to a herd of adorable (and curious) Rothschild Giraffes. A fantasy trip deserves a fantasy wardrobe, no? T by Alexander Wang...

Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue

Recipe: Traditional (and Romantic!) Cheese Fondue February 10, 2012 | Food Lovers | Read More
These days “fondue” is used to describe any food dipped into a communal bowl of hot stuff – whether it be oil to cook meat, chocolate to dip strawberries, or the classic, cheese fondue. The national dish of Switzerland since the 1930s, fondue became increasingly popular after being...

Postcard Perfect: Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, Southern China

Postcard Perfect: Reed Flute Cave in Guilin, Southern China February 10, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Located in the southern tip of China is the city of Guilin, named after the sweetly-smelling Osmathus tree that grows throughout in the area. The city is a hub of tourism and is known for its spectacular scenery. One of the most popular tourist spots is the Reed Flute Cave. This limestone cave is over...

Postcard Perfect: St. James Beach in Cape Town, South Africa

Postcard Perfect: St. James Beach in Cape Town, South Africa February 9, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
The colorfully-painted changing rooms that dot St. James Beach are a site to be seen for any visitor to Cape Town. But what better way to see them than from the window of a vintage coach train? The Atlantic Rail runs along the coast of False Bay, from Cape Town to Simon’s Town, and offers a perfect...