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A Crappy Side of Traveling

I have a theory that if you’re having a good time on your trip, the universe will do everything in its power to make coming home as crappy as possible. Sure, I was looking forward to going back to…

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Life Stories Minimalism

What You Need to Survive

Once upon a time, R&B lovers far and wide belted an anthem that hit home: I’m a survivor (what?) I’m not gon’ give up (what?) I’m not gon’ stop (what?) I’m gon’ work harder (what?)” While most of the…

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Life Stories USA

I Love New York, I Think?

I was randomly inspired to re-watch season 1 of Sex and The city yesterday. Maybe it was partly because of my own personal “Mr. Big” love war, or because I had started getting my groove back by talking to…

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Life Stories

I Fought With My Best Friends on Vacation

Just like in the Sex and the City series, I have my three best girlfriends, only we’re a lot less vanilla. Don’t get me wrong, I loved the six season phenomenon that included Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda. In…

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Life Stories Motivation

Dear Solo Travel

To: Solo Travel. From: One of your biggest admirers. My dear old friend, it’s been far too long since we’ve gotten together. You know, distance makes the heart grow fonder, and I felt fondness the minute I landed in…

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England Life Stories

The London Diaries: Day Six

Please let this London Diary distract me from my present moment. So here’s what’s happening: Me. Car 6, Seat 67. Stinking up the Eurostar. Not only am I committing a major travel foul by eating a smelly egg and…

England Life Stories

The London Diaries: Day Three

Day three comes to you from the top seat of a classic red double decker. This is so London, and the church bells chiming around the city make it even more so. I’m rushing this one because I’m meeting…

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England Life Stories

The London Diaries: Day Two

I woke up at 12:30pm. I know, I know. It’s partly because I’m still accustomed to eight hours behind on LA time…and partly because I was out till 6am. When I did finally get up, I did something that…

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England Life Stories

The London Diaries: Day One

I touched down in London, but where do I even start? Maybe by the two schwasted Brits who I met at a bar in Santa Monica, who were on the same flight as me a few days later? The…

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