Happy St. Patrick’s Day 2019!

Happy Saint Paddy's Day, everyone! Yes, it's another year in which we all pretend to be Irish and find any excuse to drink our weight's worth of alcohol. From Guinness to Jameson, there's no limit to the amount consumed on this raucous holiday. Considering that I've been pretty lame at socializing for over a month …

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Why I’m Choosing to Stop Drinking

Alcohol. It makes us feel all sorts of emotions: happy, calm, confident, fun, etc. It's a tool we use to loosen up with strangers, relax after a long day of work, and forget our troubles. Especially when the going gets tough, it's simple to kick back, pop open a beer, and tune out in front …

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LGBT Bars in Paris

Bonjour! Ah, Paris...the City of Love...it's no surprise then that plenty of travelers-- couples or not-- come to this French capital to experience romance. From the elegant Haussmann architecture to the narrow, cobblestone streets littered with cute cafes and patisseries, there's the opportunity to bask in the city's beauty with a loved one. I'm sure …

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A Night in Paris (A Letter to my Crush, Part 23)

Friday night in Paris. Of course, Paris is the love capital for many tourists. Couples, hook-ups, mutual encounters...there's this romantic air to the dense, smog-filled city, but anyone (even the most cynical) acknowledges this. After all, it's not called the "City of Love" for no apparent reason. It was my last night out in town, …

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Bars or House Parties? (my experiences)

Especially if you're of drinking age (which varies depending on country), then you've probably had your fair share of consuming an adult beverage in a variety of settings. From bars to clubs to house parties, you've probably done them all. However, just which one trumps them all (subjectively, of course)? Granted, it can be hard …

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