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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…

Italy Life Stories

The Art of Dolce Far Niente

In America, you go your whole life shaming yourself when you’re “lazy,” then you go to Italy where dolce far niente is an accepted, practiced, and perfected art form. Italians sit with friends and family slowly sipping on tiny porcelain…

Italy Life Stories

From Rags to Riches (For a Day)

From wearing rags and scrubbing toilets to drinking fine wines from crystal goblets while wearing pearls – in this life, it’s all possible. It’s not like I’ve become a millionaire overnight, *cough* college loans *cough,* but the experience we…

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