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Locals of Paris: Camille

One day during a random YouTube binge session, I searched “Paris vloggers,” and I came across one of Camille’s videos of her lookbook in St. Tropez. It’s not like I’m a fashion dude, but I do love a nice film…

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Locals of Los Angeles: Misako

It was Wednesday morning, 9:46am when I woke up to a series of texts, “I’m here.” “I’m outside” “Ok, you’re sleeping, so I’ll be over in Document Coffee down the street.” And that’s how you know Misako is a good…

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Locals of Paris: Lisa

I’ve read Lisa’s blog for the longest – using it as my inspiration to keep on keeping’ on in Paris, where there’s an abundance of b*tchy boulangers, sassy servers, and cashiers who couldn’t give less f*cks. For some, the…

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Locals of Los Angeles: Karina

One afternoon while exploring a new corner of Downtown, I stopped into Starbucks to get my tall Americano (the cheaper version of a latte). You know, the typical routine, except that this time I ran into someone who had…

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Locals of Los Angeles: Kim Valderas

Kim and I met freshman year of college back in New York – where we instantly bonded over the common theme of getting sh!t done in a timely fashion, or as we called it “making moves.” Nowadays, we’re making…

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Locals of Lisbon: Qianru Luo

I remember scouring through Couchsurfing profiles of people living in Lisbon and passing someone whose current mission was to “Live in the present. Find a way to live in New York.” and then further down in her profile, I…

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Locals of Fort Wayne: Ben Linehan

When it comes to Fort Wayne, you tend to run into two kinds of people: those who grumble about how Fort Wayne is the most boring place in the US, and then those who believes there’s a bright future…

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Locals of Nashville: Asher Morey

Let the man bun speak for itself. The dude breathed nonchalant down-to-earth cool – exactly what my NY crazy a$$ needs from time to time. Originally from Kansas, Asher moved to Nashville to study audio engineering, math, and eventually entrepreneurship.…

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Locals of New York City: Dominique Boyer

I admit that it’s partly cheating that we’re using one of our best friends as one of our cool locals, but like, sorry we’re not sorry she’s perfect for this role! Dominique was one of our first friends we met…

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Locals of New York City: Shira Galler

We met Shira after googling “free coworking spaces in new york city” and going to about page five, where we found a free space called Wix Lounge in Chelsea. We used the space partly because they offered free espresso drinks, partly…