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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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Life Stories Motivation

The Ebb and Flow of Life

ebb and flow phrase of ebb 1. a recurrent or rhythmical pattern of coming and going or decline and regrowth The other day, I entered a random Lyft in Los Angeles, and was chatted up by a 20something Brazilian…

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Italy Life Stories

Travel Despite the Struggle

It’s 2:45 AM, Italian chatter fills in blank spaces between the hip hop instrumentals playing in my headphones as I reflect on some travel struggle. I’m still on LA time, the nine-hour time difference has me jet-lagged like a mofrigger,…

France Life Stories

Bad Travel Photos: Marseille

If you look through any of our hard drives, you’ll find plenty of embarrassing photos that would make it nowhere close to any of our Instagram feeds. Zero. None. NONE. And these photos, although hilarious, are really just a…

Backpacking Europe with Friends | Same Pose | Switzerland
Life Stories

The friend who wants to come visit (and does)

When my silly high school wouldn’t allow me to take French and Spanish at the same time, I took matters into my own hands; I enrolled in Second Year French at the local university, where I saw a red-haired girl…

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Life Stories

We Are Women

We are women, who wake up everyday putting liquid armor on our eyes and under-wire beneath our breasts to hold up our courage, hoping today won’t be a day where we’re sized up by our bits and bumps, but…

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