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Monthly Preview: What I’m Getting Up To In June and July

This post was born 30 May, 2017 No comments
March monthly preview
Two months ago I wrote my monthly preview post while sitting inside a cozy cafe in Notting Hill, London. I had just flown in from Mexico, was knee-deep in fun research for a massive UK travel article (1 year in the making and still in progress) and was in the throes of a budding romance that was […]
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The Port Wine Tradition of Portugal’s Douro Valley

This post was born 25 May, 2017 4 Comments
The history of port wine in the Douro Valley Portugal - The Vintage House in Pinhao
In honor of National Wine Day today, I’m sharing the below article I wrote for Coastal Lifestyle Magazine a couple years ago. The Douro Valley in northern Portugal is my favorite wine region and well worth a visit for wine-tasting amateurs and connoisseurs alike. So go grab a glass of your fave vintage to sip whi...
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On Arrivals: Here, There, and Everywhere in Liverpool

This post was born 22 May, 2017 One Comment
Penny Lane in Liverpool United Kingdom
On Arrivals is a nonfiction travel narrative series on the blog. Arriving in a new place can be thrilling, scary, joyous, nerve-racking, and exciting. You never know what to expect and the unfamiliarity of a new place can lend its share of challenges and rewards. I wanted to share stories of my own arrivals into foreig...
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Things To Do In Oman: A 7 Day Itinerary

This post was born 03 Apr, 2017 10 Comments
Oman - The Paradise You Never Knew Existed - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Remember last year when I mentioned my alter ego? The one I call Tina? You know – the annoyingly responsible “it’s chilly out make sure you grab a jacket” kind of twisted sister. The one who always somehow has whatever you need on hand whenever you need it. Hand sanitizer? Check. Safety pins? Ch...
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Monthly Preview: What I’m Getting Up To In April

This post was born 01 Apr, 2017 No comments
View from living in the Financial District
Cliff Note fans rejoice – this is going to be the shortest roundup I’ve ever done. Mainly because I am SO FREAKING BEHIND ON EVERYTHING. Including… My monthly newsletter that’s two months late. I swear it’s coming out tomorrow. Not signed up? You can do so here. My sampling piece on Oaxaca...
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Monthly Preview: What I’m Getting Up To In March 2017

This post was born 14 Mar, 2017 No comments
Overlooking the mountains of Oaxaca Mexico from Hierve al Agua
I’m currently living every romantic comedy-lovers dream sitting alone at a cafe in Notting Hill.  The birchwood table scratches my elbows as I gaze out the window to watch the rain pour down against a contrasting sunlit sky. Across the street sits a small flower shop. Tethered bouquets rest beneath its canopy, their mu...