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Photo Essay: A Day for the History Books — President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration

February 1, 2013
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If you’ve been following me on this space or my other social media channels, you’ll know how excited I was to attend the  57th Inauguration Ceremony for President Barack Obama in Washington DC. Since 2008, it had found a home on my bucket list and 10 […]

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Pour Like a Pro: Mixology Class at the Sofitel Hotel in Chicago

January 29, 2013
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As Maid of Honor in my sister’s wedding last year, it was my duty to plan her Bachelorette Party weekend. She had friends flying in from both coasts, so I figured Chicago would be the best option, as it was the midway point (relatively) and she hadn […]

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Travel Tip #7: Keep your travel receipts, boarding passes, and other documentation until the transactions have been cleared.

January 17, 2013
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Credit card companies are usually pretty vigilant about fraud, and sometimes a little too much, but at times, transactions can be repeated two or more times on the your statement accidentally, or intentionally for that matter. It’s always a good idea to keep all your travel receipts […]

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[Infographic] How to Travel through Europe and Not Break the Bank

January 11, 2013
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Time to put the perennial excuse that travel is too expensive to rest! Our dear friends over at Travel and Leisure and Eurail are here to tell you that travel through Europe CAN be done without breaking the bank with a few pointers…

If you have any other […]

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Photo Essay: The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles Through the Lens

January 8, 2013
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Perched atop a stunning hill in the Santa Monica Mountains, the Getty Center overlooks the vast cityscape of the greater Los Angeles area. Its exceptional contemporary architecture, wide array of pre-20th century art, colorful gardens, and panoramic views are its crowning glories. Richard Meier, the architect, built […]

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What Can You Learn from an 8-year-old from the New Delhi Slums? More than You Think.

January 6, 2013
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Excerpt from my U.S. Embassy International Narcotics/Law Enforcement journal…
He was a young, scrawny boy that lived in the New Delhi slums adjacent to the NGO where I taught English and basic computer skills. He was my student, Krishnan. During my bi-weekly English lessons, he […]

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As I Bid Adieu to 2012…

December 31, 2012
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Making their way around blogs all over cyberspace today are New Year’s Resolutions. Although I’m not one to really make resolutions, there are a few goals I have that pertain specifically to my website. I’ve put a lot of time and effort into my website […]

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Travel Tip #6: Try to integrate yourself into the local society as much as possible, even if that means stepping outside your comfort zone and trying new local customs.

December 27, 2012
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We’ve all heard the clichéd adage: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Some destinations are easier to blend in with locals, while others require a conscious effort on your part. As I write this paragraph, one experience in particular comes to mind. My friends […]

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Fireworks Exploding, Street Dancing, Party Crashing, Glühwein Drinking, and Snowball Fighting: Silvester (NYE) in Berlin

December 26, 2012
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One of my most memorable New Year’s Eve celebrations? Berlin, most definitely. Depending on the day, it wavers between #1 and #2, fiercely competing with London.

During my year in Berlin, I had received a few invitations for private NYE parties, and while they all seemed appealing […]

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Photo Essay: The Grove + Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles During Christmas

December 24, 2012
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Los Angeles isn’t my top choice for the holidays, but it does hold its own ground. Well, kind of…pockets of it, at least. Fake snow cascading down and sparkly lights snaked around palm trees at The Grove and on Rodeo Drive do make for a festive […]

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