January 13, 2014

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Back In The USA; My Blog & What To Expect

Life doesn’t stay the same. That’s the fun of it, right? So after two years living in London, we’re back home to an area where I lived for eight years prior to life abroad. With that, my blog’s direction also has to evolve. A few things that definitely won’t change – My focus on discovering great […]

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January 7, 2014

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The Year I Became A Traveler; Travel Lessons Learned

It’s difficult to find the words to describe the last year of my life, and even more difficult to avoid feeling overwhelmed as I attempt putting it all into words. 2013 was a whirlwind of a year – living in London, experiencing so many different cultures, and traveling to places that I couldn’t even pinpoint […]

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December 31, 2013

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Christmas in Cornwall

For 32 consecutive years my Christmas holiday was always the same – a traditional Christmas Eve dinner at my grandparents’ house in small town Pennsylvania and Christmas Day at my parents house surrounded by family. Until Christmas of 2013 came around… Still living abroad in London and with a flight scheduled back to New York […]

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December 20, 2013

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Craft Beer Bars To Visit In Stockholm, Sweden

By 3pm on our first day in Stockholm, we had managed to undertake a full day of activities: awoke at 3:30am, flew from London to Stockholm and walked three miles through central Stockholm where we explored the shops and Christmas markets. By that point we knew it was time to find that perfect respite from the […]

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December 17, 2013

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Stockholm Experience; A December Visit To Sweden

Stockholm in December and my first ever visit to the country of Sweden. I expected a snowy festive Christmas atmosphere considering Stockholm’s northernly location in the world (& proximity to the home of Santa and his reindeer). In reality, temperatures hovered around 37 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius) and two out of the three days we visited […]

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December 12, 2013

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Brodie’s Beer + Old English Pub Atmosphere = Can’t Miss Experience

London is well-known for its pubs, but as I’ve learned throughout my two years as a resident of London, it’s not always easy to find the ideal combination of authentic English pub experience with delicious, high-quality beer. Unless, that is, you know about Brodie’s… Drinking Brodie’s Beers in Central London Central London is heaving with […]

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December 10, 2013

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Dubai: Why You Should Consider A Visit

I had a very naive perception of the Middle East for the first 30+ years of my life, a picture that included arid land, deserts, camels and oil. Lots of it. It was never on my bucket list of travel spots as it seemed almost too foreign, way too removed from the world I grew […]

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December 9, 2013

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London’s Thriving Craft Beer Scene

Continuous waves of new microbreweries and unique beer bar establishments are shaking up the world’s craft beer industry, and London definitely has a hand in shaking it up! Born and raised in the U.S., I observed the changes in the American beer market from the time my interest in craft beer began over 12 years […]

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