A Mexican French Lovestory and Wedding

Part 1: First Comes Love Ever wondered what a Mexican-French wedding would look like celebrated in the South of France? Well, look no further. Let me introduce you to my dear friends, Lizzeth and Thomas, otherwise affectionately referred to as Liz & Tom. I met Liz at uni while pursuing our graduate degrees in social…

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You Are Missed, Tony Bourdain

Three days ago, fashion designer, Kate Spade took her life. Today, I woke up to the shocking and heartbreaking news that celebrity chef and master storyteller, Anthony Bourdain passed away from an apparent suicide. If I could invite anyone to dinner, living or deceased, Bourdain tops that list. So would Pope Francis, Ellen DeGeneres, HH…

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Unique Stays for Solo Budget Travelers

During my solo traveling days I typically preferred the more unique, quirky, and unusual lodgings over the traditional and standard fare. And to be honest, what oftentimes dictated where I slept was my wallet rather than a desire for luxurious amenities such as high thread count sheets, plush robes, lovely scented toiletries, and a mini-bar. Don’t get me wrong, I’d never turn those…

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