Rae Hersey

Some Style, Some Other Stuff NYC

Cooking on My Own

I hate cooking. My whole life, I’ve had parents, cooks, or dining halls to prepare food for me. But because I’m here for an extended amount of time, I figured that it was as good a time as any to learn to cook. So far, I’ve been sticking to basic recipes like french toast and […]


What You Can Buy for 1 €

It doesn’t sound like a lot, but 1 euro can get you a long way in Paris! You just have to know where to look. My favorite grocery store, Monoprix, is like a smaller version of Target. There’s a clothing department as well as kitchen ware, household products, and food. They’ve got everything from Oreos to […]


My First French Faux-Pas

Let me start by saying that I am a serious coffee drinker. So are the French, but in a very different way. Their drinks tend to be very strong and very small. They are meant to be enjoyed leisurely over the course of an hour. At cafés, you have to order “American Style Coffee” in […]


An Introduction

Hey there! My name is Rachel. I am an NYU student currently studying French and Art History this summer in Paris! You can read all about my tourist faux pas and fascinations in France before I return to the States on this blog. I’m interested in fashion so I hope to stumble across gorgeous and […]