Category Archives: USA

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Two Birthday Cakes in New York

I have a bad habit of going overboard for my birthday. It’s more than normal among kids, but most people grow out of it as they get older, and start celebrating their birth in a more low-key way, maybe just

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Two Birthday Cakes in New York

I have a bad habit of going overboard for my birthday. It’s more than normal among kids, but most people grow out of it as they get older, and start celebrating their birth in a more low-key way, maybe just

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On the Go in Greenwich Village

New York City is full of beauty, if you know where to look. Tucked at the southwestern edge of Manhattan is arguably one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of the city – or any city – Greenwich Village. Even though it

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On the Go in Greenwich Village

New York City is full of beauty, if you know where to look. Tucked at the southwestern edge of Manhattan is arguably one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of the city – or any city – Greenwich Village. Even though it

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The Castro, San Francisco’s Gayest Neighborhood

San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood has a storied history that is more interesting than most people I’ve met. Around the time of the California gold rush in the late 1800s and early 1900s the area attracted large groups of Finnish seamen looking

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The Castro, San Francisco’s Gayest Neighborhood

San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood has a storied history that is more interesting than most people I’ve met. Around the time of the California gold rush in the late 1800s and early 1900s the area attracted large groups of Finnish seamen looking

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San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf used to actually house fishermen, years and years ago. Nowadays it’s closer to a glorified mall, mostly existing for tourists. Actually all the locals I’ve met say they avoid the neighborhood with more vigor than they would

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San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf used to actually house fishermen, years and years ago. Nowadays it’s closer to a glorified mall, mostly existing for tourists. Actually all the locals I’ve met say they avoid the neighborhood with more vigor than they would

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McWay Falls, California

California’s Big Sur is mesmerizingly beautiful, with postcard perfect views in every direction. One of the most beautiful spots in the region, and probably the most photographed (for postcards and instagram pics) is McWay Falls. The beautiful waterfalls cascade down to

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McWay Falls, California

California’s Big Sur is mesmerizingly beautiful, with postcard perfect views in every direction. One of the most beautiful spots in the region, and probably the most photographed (for postcards and instagram pics) is McWay Falls. The beautiful waterfalls cascade down to

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade has some amazing views of Lower Manhattan and the beautiful bridges connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. The walkway is very popular among locals, especially during summer, when nearby residents flock here just to stand still for a while,

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade has some amazing views of Lower Manhattan and the beautiful bridges connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan. The walkway is very popular among locals, especially during summer, when nearby residents flock here just to stand still for a while,

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Lost in LA’s Skid Row

Gwyneth Paltrow almost killed me. The actress-turned-lifestyle-guru so full-heartedly recommended Bestia, a new restaurant in Downtown LA’s Arts District, that I just had to check it out. The only problem? The restaurant was located in an old warehouse at the

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Lost in LA’s Skid Row

Gwyneth Paltrow almost killed me. The actress-turned-lifestyle-guru so full-heartedly recommended Bestia, a new restaurant in Downtown LA’s Arts District, that I just had to check it out. The only problem? The restaurant was located in an old warehouse at the