Through Instagram: The Sun Also Rises

This year, I did quite a bit of traveling–which meant a lot of early morning train rides and red eye flights. Although this was tiring, I got a glimpse of some of the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets I’ve ever seen. Here are some of my favorites from 2014, as posted to my instagram account. And, if you feel so inclined, follow me @sarahcrutch!

sunset flight

SUNSET, LA –> NYC

sunset flight two

SUNSET, NYC –> DALLAS

nyc sunset

SUNSET, SOHO, NYC

empire state  building sunset

SUNSET, EMPIRE STATE BUILDING PANORAMIC

Chesapeake sunrise

CHESAPEAKE BAY SUNRISE, TAKEN FROM THE AMTRAK

brooklyn sunset

SUNSET, MANHATTAN SKYLINE, FROM EAST RIVER STATE PARK, BROOKLYN

brooklyn bridge sunset

SUNSET, MANHATTAN SKYLINE, FROM BROOKLYN BRIDGE, BROOKLYN SIDE

bayhead sunset

SUNSET, BAYHEAD, NEW JERSEY, BAY SIDE

brooklyn bridge sunset 2

SUNSET, DUMBO, BROOKLYN

brooklyn brownstones

MID AFTERNOON SUN, BROOKLYN

santa monica sunrise

MORNING SUN, SANTA MONICA

sunset jersey shore

SUNSET, JERSEY SHORE, BAY SIDE

sunset mondriah soho

SUNSET, FROM THE MONDRIAN SOHO

sunset queens

SUNSET, MANHATTAN SKYLINE, FROM LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS

bayhead sunrise

SUNRISE, BAYHEAD, NEW JERSEY

venice sunset

SUNSET, VENICE, ITALY

Cheers, 2014! Here’s to many more in 2015.

Through My Lens: Milan, Florence and Venice

Having studied in Florence for 4 months, and subsequently fallen in love with Italy in its entirety, I was thrilled to be returning after an achingly long two and a half years. And although our trip was short, my mom and I managed to squeeze as much coffee and wine out of this fine country as it would let us have. We began in Milan, and then made our way to Florence and Venice before returning  stateside–all the while soaking in the charm, culture and cuisine that only Italy can offer. Ciao, Italia, I miss you already.

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Through instagram: From Dallas to NYC

After four years of school at TCU, and a year spent in Dallas, I decided to make the move back to NYC. My friend and roommate of 4 years, Kristin, came along as we drove the 3-day, 1500 mile trek home. We documented our trip on instagram using the hashtag #Road2NYC. I’ve posted the photos below, but feel free to check them out (and follow me, @sarahcrutch) on instagram!

On the road again. View’s not too bad.

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Hello there Tennessee.

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Documenting our ice cream stop outside Nashville with the Nashville filter.

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Our life for the next 2 days.

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Good drinks with good friends.

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Latte in a bowl.

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Sassy since day one. #GrandmasHouse

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This watched me sleep. All night long. #GrandmasHouse

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Texas is everywhere, y’all.

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Ohio: So much to Discover!

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West Virginia.

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Pennsylvania: Traffic and windmills.

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Nap time on the road.

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These hills can’t be beat. #Pennsylvania

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#Road2NYC

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Her first NYC bagel!

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Bagels in the city.

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Big bird and Elmo chillin’ in Central Park.

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Nap time.

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Movie night in Bryant Park!

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