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 […]
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 […]
is waiting for you at In-N-Out, a delicious, amazing, fabulous, regional fast food chain that is the pride of the West Coast, particularly California, and that often leaves tourists or East Coasters pining for more. A bold statement, I’m fully aware, but it’s the […]
I have had endless issues abroad with my credit card companies in the U.S. If I don’t let them know beforehand that I’m traveling, they always end up putting a block on my card, thinking it’s transactional fraud. While I appreciate the high level […]
The Christmas markets (Weihnachtsmarkt) in Berlin are simply magical, and really the only reason to visit during the bitingly cold winter months. Starting in early November, the city shines in all its festive glory, transforming pockets into quaint, romantic, and idyllic city breaks.
At the risk of turning […]
Yet another reason to be thankful for what we have. Just something to think about […]
What: Diwali, or Deepavali literally means “festival of lights.” It is the biggest celebrated holiday for Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. It’s a 5-day festival that usually falls during October/November, marking autumn as the festive season.
Modern practice has been defined by a religious […]
America may not be known for churning out the finest in chocolate, but it still has its share of chocolatiers and artisan brands that are worth exploring. And two of those brands hail from California! That’s a proud moment for this native Californian. 🙂
If you’re in […]