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The Charm of Mexico City

October 1, 2012
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Mexico City never really topped my list of places to visit until I saw the movie, Amores Perros (Life’s a Bitch). It’s a beautiful Mexican film that explores the themes of raw emotions, human loss, and life fragility through three interconnected stories, all brought together by […]

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Regal Relics of the Mughal Empire in India

October 1, 2012
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Vestiges of India’s Mughal past are still very much alive today. You’ll be blown away by the intricate architecture that was erected hundreds of years ago during the Mughal Empire, from the 1500s to the 1800s. Its elaborate, symmetrical style is an amalgam of Islamic, Persian […]

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How to Get to Central Berlin from the Airport

October 1, 2012
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Berlin enjoys a very well-connected, relatively inexpensive, and efficient public transportation system. There are two main airports in the city: Tegel (TXL), located in the northwest and Schoenefeld (SXF), located in the southeast. Both are international airports, but Schoenefeld mostly caters to charter flights and low-budget […]

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Protected: I heart cupcakes.

September 26, 2012
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The Best Desserts in San Diego…

September 26, 2012
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are hiding at Extraordinary Desserts, a sweet haven of the most decadent and quality desserts. There are two locations in San Diego — one on 5th Street and the other on Union Street, both in downtown. Personally, I’m sold on both locations, although the cafe on Union Street […]

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24 Hours in Rome, Italy

September 25, 2012
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24 Hours in Rome — It is no surprise that Rome is often called the “Eternal City”; its fascinating treasures warrant a lifetime of exploration. Nestled on the Tiber River, the ancient city is a city of layers, where contemporary establishments are built on thousands of years of […]

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Endonyms of the World: 100 Countries in Their Local Language

September 23, 2012
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Why should you know the names of countries in their local language? Well, because it’ll make your travels easier and give you some insight into the culture. And, because it’ll make you a geography genius.
According to About.com, an endonym is a […]

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[Infographic] Tipping Etiquette Around the Globe

September 22, 2012
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There’s no one-size-fits-all mantra when it comes to tipping. The art of tipping is entangled in the local culture of the destination, so it varies from country to country. It’s one part of traveling that I’m always scratching my head about. But […]

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The Culinary Crusades: Dining Trends Around the World

September 22, 2012
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“Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.” –Marcus Tullius Cicero
Innovation and food. The socialization of dining has weaved into the very fabric of our society, as new ways of experiencing food are constantly being developed and redefined, giving rise to a series […]

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Dos Palillos: Chopsticks and Toothpicks

September 21, 2012
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The city was Berlin. The language was English. The waiter was Polish. The restaurant designers were French. The cuisine was a blend of Spanish and Asian. I’m painting the scene of my dining experience at Dos Palillos, a restaurant that blatantly lies at the crux of globalization […]

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