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20 Nov 2016

On the Hunt for Oaxaca’s Seven Different Types of Mole Sauce

“Latin women dig me. They really do. Like that woman the other day who gazed at me and said ‘you’ve got more eyes than a pineapple.’” That’s a brazen, almost pontificatory, snippet of notes from my recent trip south of the border. I wasn’t sure if they’d get published necessarily. They

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27 Oct 2016

What it’s Like Canvassing for Hillary Clinton in Nevada

“EXCUSE ME!”

I tense up as the tall gray-haired man wearing grandpa glasses yells to grab our attention and then stands a little too close for comfort. I was with 3 other women outside a Starbucks in Reno wearing Hillary Clinton t-shirts as we got ready to knocks on doors and talk to voters. Outside of my Bay Area bubble, I realize I’m assuming random people (well, white men at least) are Trump supporters until they prove otherwise.

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13 Sep 2016

Why site seeing is stupid and you should do cooler things in NYC

I’m on my way to NYC and I will not be looking up the skirt of the Statue of Liberty, shrinking my pupils at Time Square or going to the tippy top of the Empire State Building. Though I’ve always tried to do things that were less touristy, I’m now

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25 Jul 2016

Most Affordable European Countries to Travel to This Summer

  How do I know this? Because I just damn did it! I just came home from three glorious months in Europe. So, where should you go this summer on the cheap!? Italy By far my favourite place in Europe at the moment. Why? 2 Euro wine. Yep. That’s $2.19

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22 Jul 2016

Quirky & Unique Travel Methods That are Trending Right Now

What does the word travel mean to you?  Do you picture a road trip across your home country, or climbing onto an airplane as you head into parts unknown? For many people, travel means overcrowded flights, well known landmarks, and overpriced hotels in the biggest cities around the world, but

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Re: Big Ben

On 2012-06-26, at 8:56 AM, Simpson, Mike wrote:



London's famed Clock Tower which houses Big Ben is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne.
12 Jul 2016

Pro-Travel and Budget Tips in London

At some point, we’re all virgins to international travel. Although London is in an English-speaking first-world country, here are a few things I wish I’d known prior to my first few commutes. I could have saved a chunk of change and enjoyed myself a little more. Read the fine print

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28 Jun 2016

Kafka in Somethingstan – Fiction

Kafka in Somethingstan William Reichard I’m vacationing in a small Eastern European country when my wallet and passport are stolen. I’m told there is no U.S. consulate and when I search, find there’s no consulate from any country. With no passport or ID, I’m nobody, so no border crossing. I

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