National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey in Times Square NYC

Review: National Geographic Encounter

Instagram traps -- they're everywhere in NYC lately, from relatively awesome ones like Color Factory and Nightmare/Dream Machine to lackluster ones like Room for Tea. It's pretty easy to spot one and know what you're getting into. There are telltale signs like timed ticket entry, ubiquitous key photo ops all over the 'gram, a prevalent…

rose-flavored mini pavolvas

Rose Gold Mini Pavlovas

Fact: I'm not a meringue person, really. I like marshmallows, and I particularly like marshmallow fluff, especially paired with peanut butter in sandwich form. I love light, airy angel's food cakes and swiss meringue buttercream, but I've never been one to bake meringue cookies with leftover egg whites. For all their simplicity, to me, meringue-focused…