Posts Tagged ‘Jessie Assimon’

It’s a classic scenario. Boy meets girl, girl announces they’re dating and the next week tabloids announce that boy and girl are engaged. Girl then confirms the news that in a few days she’s getting married.

The happy and delusional couple.

The happy and delusional couple.

Wait, that hasn’t happened to you or your friends yet? Oh, right, if you’re reading this blog, then you’re probably not a “celebrity.” As Khloe Kardashian, 24, and her family taught me this week, in celebville, meeting someone and then marrying them four weeks later is “romantic” and completely normal (in order to boost your show’s ratings).

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The Jerkalicious Way To Save Money in Expensive Cities

Posted: April 16, 2009 by Jessie Assimon in Uncategorized
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ave money at this tourist hot spot and climb the tower instead of taking the elevator.

Save money at this tourist hot spot and climb the tower instead of taking the elevator.

When it came to traveling to Paris, all anyone told me was how expensive everything was. “You won’t be able to find a meal for less than 35 euros per person,” one friend said.

“If you search really hard, maybe you’ll find dinner for 20 euros, although, that’s only if you look really, really hard,” someone else told me. (more…)

What do you do when you want to go a pub-crawl, are exhausted from climbing up two mountains and have frequently been labelled a nerd? Well, you go on a literary pub-crawl, of course.

The Pear Tree, Robert Burns's former crib and a stop on the Literary Pub Crawl

The Pear Tree, Robert Burns's former crib and a stop on the Literary Pub Crawl

Five of my friends and I were in Edinburgh, Scotland on Saturday, February 21. A friend of a friend suggested we go on a literary pub-crawl, so we did.

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Jerk Does Carnivale di Venezia

Posted: February 18, 2009 by Jessie Assimon in Uncategorized
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I’ll just make a generalized statement and say that every kid dreams of chucking confetti in their parent’s face while dressed up as a lion. The dream is even better if your parent is dressed as the lion. I realized that might have been my childhood dream if I knew that was possible and if you’re a kid growing up near Venice, Italy, this dream is a reality during Carnivale.

Forget Sasquatch...I found Cat People in Venice!

Forget Sasquatch...I found Cat People in Venice!

When my friend, Jeff, studying abroad in the Florence, Italy program, invited me to Carnivale in Venice I had no clue what Carnivale was. Jeff said it was “the biggest party in the world,” and within an hour I had my flight from London to Venice booked. (more…)