Those who know me know that I spent two semesters abroad in Europe, one of which was in Rome — and I still talk about it non-stop. Traveling is a passion of mine and it would be a shame not to share my experience and what I’ve learned. So, welcome to a first in a […]Read More Lex and the (Foreign) City: Rome If You Want To
Hi all! As Saturday slowly slips away, so does summer. It’s so hard to believe it’s August! But as many of my younger friends head back to college, the reality of adulthood is sinking in more and more. Fall is fast-approaching, but luckily the warm weather is hanging around a bit longer, so it’s important […]Read More Sailing Away From Summer
I’m going to let you in on something that’s… not so secret: I’ve always imagined myself ending up in Manhattan. New York City is a place that has a throbbing pulse and feels just as alive as any person walking, sulking or rushing through the busy streets. Maybe that’s why sometimes it feels so hard to slow down. How […]Read More Take Out Your Headphones: Learning Mindfulness
Happy Sunday, readers! Long time, no blog, but I am back! Things have been pretty busy with starting my job and settling into city life, but this weekend was the perfect time for me to slow down, relax, and enjoy New York. Yesterday I spent the day roaming around one of my favorite areas in […]Read More West Village Weekend
Hi all! Welcome to the first in a series of posts that I am choosing to call “Must-See NYC.” Each post of this kind will feature a place in the city that I love and that you absolutely must visit when you are in New York. Some of these places are more obscure, others not […]Read More Must-See NYC: The MoMA
Hi all! As anyone who has tried to move to the city will tell you, one of the most challenging things to do is find an apartment. Sometimes NYC real estate can feel like The Hunger Games, but there are some ways to make the apartment search a little easier. Establish a budget: Before you […]Read More Moving to NYC: Apartment Hunting Tips
Hi all and welcome to Lex and the City! My name is Alexandra and I am a recent college grad moving to Manhattan to start my career. I have always had a love affair with New York City and am so excited that I will officially be able to call it home. On this blog […]Read More Welcome to Lex and the City!