Bourne Explorer Day Trip: Far Rockaway

Who says New Yorkers don’t love the beach? With the Rockaways a mere 30 minutes away from the city by train, we might not be the boardwalk-loving culture that California

Tastemaker: Nadeige Choplet of Choplet Ceramics

I met Nadeige when I was in South Williamsburg recently for my day trip post (see it here!). I quickly realized that I needed to have an extended conversation with

Bourne Explorer Day Trips: South Williamsburg

We all know Williamsburg has been on the up-and-up for 10+ years now, and while there’s something new to experience nearly every day in that section of Brooklyn, it’s more

Bourne Explorer Day Trips: East Village

Though I now live in Dumbo, I’ve always been endlessly inspired by the energy of downtown Manhattan. True, it’s changed a lot over the past decade, but I am continually

Foragers Market – Meet the Butcher

Have you been to Foragers Market in Brooklyn? It’s one of my favorite markets in New York – not only is their selection consistently amazing, fresh, and thoughtful, but the people

“Live Longer” Exercises

I try to incorporate new styles of exercise into my regime. Several months ago, I started practicing Gyrotonics, an exercise based on expansion and flow corresponding with breathing sequences and Qigong,

Baja Cool

Baja Cool — worth the wait. Four years ago I booked a room at this newly opened resort on the pacific coast of Baja. Of course, New York weather in December

Lentil Chia Soup

*This is part of my Bourne living series, which promotes healthy ways to eat while pregnant!* It is said that you find people through your passions. Well, I always seem

The Leader…Follows

If I am impressed with a restaurant or have mapped out a travel itinerary which exploded past my expectations…you will hear about it.     But when you land on

Hidden Pond: Heaven on Earth

I will never blurt the statement, “Couples shouldn’t work together,” ever again. I spent a breezy afternoon on the screened in porch of Earth, the al fresco restaurant, with the