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Why You Should Not Skip Singapore

Jessie Rosen - June 9, 2017

It’s been a long time since I’ve published a proper travel piece, but that’s because it’s been a long time since I’ve properly traveled. Here is a post that I wrote on my first full morning in Singapore, from my hotel room overlooking the infinity pool, overlooking the Singapore Straight. A lot of people told me that I didn’t need more than 24 hours in …

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7 Things The Kids In New York Are Doing

Jessie Rosen - September 28, 2016

[photo: peter lindberg for vogue, but if you’re a New Yorker you knew that]   I’m just back in Los Angeles after a week in New York, city. I used to just call it “the city” because that’s the east coast way, but now I have to specify because I am a defector. I spent many of my days in New York City running around …

How To Organize A Writer’s Retreat

admin - December 2, 2015

Re-posting this oldie but goodie in honor of the quickie writer’s retreat I’m on with my friend Melissa. The featured photo is the ACE HOTEL + SWIM CLUB in Palm Springs, which is where we’re retreating. Hey, if you’re going to write for 6 hours straight you may as well do it in paradise. Other than the venue change from our earlier retreat to Big …

The Best Writing Spots in LA: 2015 Edition

admin - November 3, 2015

  In honor of the DEAD RINGER release I’m revamping this old post to reflect my new favorite writing spots in LA. Old intro:  As a writer I spend a good amount of time in coffee shops. This is mostly because they offer space to write at the (sometimes) small fee of a cup of Joe, but it’s also because I feel far less cool …

7 Things Left on my Summer in LA List

Jessie Rosen - August 13, 2015

Despite the fact that I don’t go to school, work at a school or live in a place where there are other seasons, I still feel the call of Fall making days shorter and ankle boots more appealing. These past few months have been a whirlwind of guests and travel so I haven’t found the time to do some of the favorite activities that always …

Vacation to Turkey in 2.5 Minutes!

Jessie Rosen - June 24, 2015

I knew I was lucky to be among the very first group of US Travel Bloggers to visit Turkey as guests of Turkish Airlines, but when I saw the video recapping our trip I realized just how incredible an effort this was for everyone involved in the planning. In case you need a reason to visit Turkey, here is (almost) everything you’ll get if you …

The Easiest Vacation Money Saving Tip In The World

Jessie Rosen - June 23, 2015

I have uncovered the easiest vacation money saving tip around, and I’m already using it to get myself to Thailand ASAP (with R, if he continues to play along). Dramatic, I know, but I stand by my statement. Of course by “uncovered” I mean that one Ashley Feinstein of the blog The Fiscal Femme and website Knowing Your Worth told me how to do it. I …

7 Reasons Why Couples Who Travel Together, Stay Together

Jessie Rosen - June 22, 2015

As promised, I’m going to be sharing a piece about R and my new strategy around saving for travel, tomorrow. Today I thought I’d remind you why we’re making such an effort with a piece from WingMan Magazine on why couples who travel together, stay together. Note: Wingman is a magazine for men looking to “attract girls, gain confidence…and more.” Not my typical subject-area, but I love …

My East Coast Trip: Ranking the 10 Beds in 17 Days

Jessie Rosen - June 16, 2015

I just spent 17 days on the east coast during which time I slept in 10 beds, on purpose. It’s not uncommon for me to be between five or six sleeping spots during a given east coast trip. Both R and my families are among New Jersey and New York, plus we like to stop and see people in Manhattan, my sister in New Brunswick, my …