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Top 5 Favorite Movies About the American Civil War

February 12, 2013

February 12, 1809.

In celebration of what would have been Abraham Lincoln’s 204th birthday, I’ve gathered my top 5 favorite movies that channel my inner history and film buffs and that depict the raw realities–the devastation, the glory, the politics–of the Civil War in […]

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Vintage Chic: Cocktail Party Ideas Inspired by The Great Gatsby

December 13, 2012
I LOVE, LOVE the book, The Great Gatsby. I’ve loved it ever since I was first introduced to it in high school. Fabulous 1920s fashion, extravagant parties, free moral climate, Prohibition, gangsters, excess prosperity, and female independence–that’s how I remember the book. I loved […]

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Travel Souvenirs: Bringing the World Home

November 21, 2012

I never consciously thought about what I’ve accumulated from my travels over the years or how my souvenir style has evolved over time until I read a recent NYT article and blog post regarding souvenirs (links below). I used to be an avid collector of shot […]

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: 40 Ideas for Armchair and Seasoned Globetrotters Under $150

November 1, 2012

Halloween is officially over, and November has crept up on us far too quickly. Corner markets have now transitioned from pumpkin patches to Christmas tree farms, helping us to ease into the holiday spirit and festive mood. It’s finally time to start thinking about Christmas and all […]

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Guten Tag! Top 10 Movies About Berlin

October 28, 2012

Lights, Camera, Berlin!

One of the perils of being a perpetual traveler is that you always have one foot here, and another foot somewhere else, making it slightly difficult at times to live 100% in the present. Today, though both feet were planted firmly in LA […]

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Answers to [Quiz] What 8 Classics Were Almost Called…

October 22, 2012


1) Atlas Shrugged :: The Strike

2) The Great Gatsby :: The High-Bouncing Lover

3) To Kill A Mockingbird :: Atticus

4) 1984 :: The Last Man in Europe

5) The Sun Also Rises :: Fiesta

6) Pride and Prejudice :: First Impressions

7) Catch-22 :: Catch-11

8) The Secret Garden […]

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[Quiz] What 8 Classics Were Almost Called…

October 21, 2012

Guess the original titles of these celebrated books…









A) The High-Bouncing Lover: An eccentric millionaire lives the […]

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25 Favorite Quotes About Paris

October 20, 2012
My first rendezvous with Paris in 2003 blossomed into a lasting love affair, carving an indelible mark on my mind, body, and soul. Few cities are as fabulous as the City of Light, and over the years, many, including artists, writers, and actors have tried and hoped […]

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Bonjour! Top 10 Movies About Paris

October 18, 2012

Lights, Camera, Paris!

Paris is a vast haven of romance and beauty in all forms, so it’s no wonder that so many filmmakers choose the city as their seductive muse. Every time I watch a movie set in Paris, my heart jumps when I recognize […]

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25 Favorite Quotes About London

October 17, 2012
I’ve left slivers of my heart all around the world. Unsurprisingly, London (closely followed by Paris) has claimed the lion’s share of my dear heart. Here are 25 of my favorite provocative thoughts/quotes/sayings about London that always manage to put a smile on […]

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