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Travel Tip #4: Before you visit a destination, look at a variety of pictures from there, to get inspiration and to make sure you don’t miss any great angles.

December 4, 2012
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This is one of my favorite things to do before traveling. It’s all part of my research process. Whether you’re visiting a place for the 1st time or the 10th time, you’re bound to find mesmerizing shots that others have captured from angles you didn […]

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Photo Essay: Uganda Safari Through the Lens

December 2, 2012
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Zebras and lions and elephants, oh my! 

Kazinga Channel, Lake Mburo National Park, and Queen Elizabeth National Park :: Uganda […]

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Travel Tip #3: If your phone doesn’t work abroad or roaming charges are through the roof, always carry a pay-as-you-go SIM card (and a GSM phone, of course), in case of an emergency.

November 29, 2012
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This may not be applicable to everyone, but it is to me and perhaps others, who have the *good* fortune of being Verizon users in the U.S. (grrr..!) The company is becoming much more international-friendly, but it’s not there quite yet. I stick with them […]

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How to Get to Central London from Gatwick Airport

November 28, 2012
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Getting from the airport terminals of Gatwick Airport to central London may seem like a daunting task, especially for first-time travelers. But it is a lot easier than you may think. There are many different options for transportation – Gatwick Express (the quickest way), private hire transfer, easyBus […]

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Photo Essay: Carrot Walnut and Pumpkin Cupcakes + Recipes

November 25, 2012
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I *LOVE* baking, especially when recipes involve some of my favorite seasonal ingredients like pumpkin. While I love finding new dishes to try online and in cookbooks, it’s comforting to know that there always a few favorites that I can always count on. Two such recipes are […]

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The Cultureur Turns 3 Months Old + Twitter/Blogging Tips

November 23, 2012
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Thanksgiving just passed, but I’m still full of gratitude, love, and yummy food. Those of you that celebrated it, hope it was a good one! =)

The Cultureur turned 3 months old today, and I’m super grateful for all your likes, comments, tweets, posts, and support! Just […]

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Travel Souvenirs: Bringing the World Home

November 21, 2012
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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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Travel Tip #2: If traveling to London, arrange for a private pre-booked taxi, instead of getting a black cab at the airport.

November 20, 2012
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London is expensive. There is absolutely no doubt about that. But there are certain ways to save money, such as arranging a pre-hired taxi beforehand, instead of using a black cab at the airport. The first few times, not knowing the difference between the two, I ended […]

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5 Facts About Thanksgiving (USA)

November 20, 2012
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Though the first Thanksgiving is commonly believed to have been celebrated by the Pilgrims in the 17th century, the holiday is still entangled in endless myths and legends. In the United States, Thanksgiving has evolved into a secular holiday that is associated with spending time with friends and […]

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