Culture Archive

Growing Up in Brooklyn

Brooklyn. Just saying the name of this unique place brings a smile to my face. Maybe it’s simply because I grew up here, or maybe it’s because it really is just that special. While most people think of

Double Kisses Anyone?: How To Become A Spaniard

Double kisses, crazy loud conversations and zero personal space…it can all seem a bit overwhelming at first, especially to a native New Yorker who is used to very little social interaction with strangers, but I’ve come to find

Dating A Spanish Man

Before I jump right into things, I’d just like to pre-emptively avoid any possible confusion and stress that when it comes to dating or any type of relationship, it is best not to generalize. Yes, I dated

Battling Unkindness with Kindness in NYC

To the woman who was so angry she chose to drop trash on my friend’s shoulder, thank you. Thank you for reminding me that my mission is to spread kindness in this world. Thank you for reminding