entertainment

Do You Know the Name of Taylor Swift’s New Album?

While this blog is mostly about travel, I do have my little entertainment section. I haven’t posted in this section for much too long, but that’s because I was writing bi-weekly celebrity-related content for Her Campus, an online collegiate magazine. However, my college days are now over, so I can direct my entertainment writing back… Continue reading Do You Know the Name of Taylor Swift’s New Album?

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How Fans Saw the Post Malone 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Performance

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards were met with a lot of criticism: the deserving artists didn’t win, the Aretha Franklin tribute by Madonna was lackluster and Avicii was almost completely ignored. I did not read much disapproval, however, about Post Malone’s performance, the finale of the night. The grand ending of the 2018 Video Music… Continue reading How Fans Saw the Post Malone 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Performance

Thoughts

Opportunities are (still) Meant for Taking

  Opportunities are meant for taking. That was the title of my first ever post on this blog two years ago. Guess what? Opportunities are still meant for taking. Let me tell you why.   Wednesday, July 4, 2018 9:30 a.m. arrive at beach 12:50 p.m. purchase concert tickets and leave beach 3:45 p.m. leave… Continue reading Opportunities are (still) Meant for Taking

entertainment, New York

A New London Original in NYC

I make it my mission to see at least one Broadway show per semester and thanks to Hofstra University Honors College, I was able to check that box early. I saw a newer play, Farinelli and the King, at the Belasco Theatre in New York. The show tells the story of how the mentally unfit… Continue reading A New London Original in NYC

Pennsylvania

Phun in Philadelphia

I underrated Philadelphia as a kid. I decided it was old, small and dull. It wasn’t a “real” city (AKA not New York). However, over the last few years, I have really grown to love Philly and visit every chance I get. I made it to the City of Brotherly Love twice in one week… Continue reading Phun in Philadelphia

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Fall Concert Series 2.0: Lil Wayne

“NO WAY WE ARE GETTING LIL WAYNE AT FALL FEST OMG (insert crying emojis)” is exactly what I tweeted when I found out the rapper was coming to Hofstra for Fall Fest. I was excited because being a two-time Grammy winner and having a mountain of songs under his belt, Wayne was one of the… Continue reading Fall Concert Series 2.0: Lil Wayne

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Fall Concert Series 2.0: Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars was dripping in Finesse as he opened his 24K Magic World Tour at The Nassau Coliseum on Long Island with his song “Finesse.” I’ll have to say, I was surprised when he did not open the show with “24 K Magic,” the first song on his 24K Magic album and, obviously, the name… Continue reading Fall Concert Series 2.0: Bruno Mars

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Fall Concert Series 2.0: Tash Sultana

I am no longer physically in Australia, but I would like to say my trip was extended until October 5th, when I saw Melbourne native Tash Sultana perform at The Brooklyn Steel. After falling in love with her music and seeing her at Groovin’ the Moo music festival in Australia last semester, my roommate Sierra… Continue reading Fall Concert Series 2.0: Tash Sultana

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Best and Worst of the MTV 2017 Video Music Awards

I was really feeling the FOMO (fear of missing out) of not being at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, since I was there in the pit having the time of my life last year. Despite my consistency of almost never being able to watch award shows, I made sure I was home to view… Continue reading Best and Worst of the MTV 2017 Video Music Awards

Australia

Oz: Soaking it Up

The only concerns I had for my last week in Australia were my final exam and soaking up as much of Perth and Fremantle as I could. We take the Mandurah train line to get to and from Perth, but we had never actually been to Mandurah. Some friends and I changed that Monday when… Continue reading Oz: Soaking it Up