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5 Reasons Why Having a Food Allergy Shouldn’t Keep You from Traveling

Many times we have no control over things in our lives. If you’re like me, sometimes you are dealt shitty genetic codes, like being allergic to peanuts. And just not get-a-rash-and-feel-sick-to-your-stomach allergy, rather have your-throat-swell-shut-and-go-into-anaphylactic-shock-and-die kind of allergy. Thanks fate, I really appreciate that one. Though to be honest, I haven’t really let that fact [...]

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A Few of My Favorite Spots around Hip Reykjavik

When I imagined Iceland, my mind was filled with glorious images of thundering waterfalls, green mountains, and blue glaciers. In short, nature. Not cities. Nothing urban. To be perfectly honest, when I started planning my adventures around Iceland a year ago, I had zero interest in spending time in Reykjavik, the capital. I was so wrapped up in [...]

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Dreaming of Tuscany

Why is it that all Americans are obsessed with Tuscany? Me included. Perhaps for most of the western world, Tuscany has come to embody our dream Italian vacation, right? “Where you are is who you are. The further inside you the place moves, the more your identity is intertwined with it. Never casual, the choice [...]

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Brindisi in Color

No  matter how many times I travel to Italy, it continues to surprise me. Before people (Americans) travel to Italy, I feel like they have a very limited idea of what’s in store for them. Pizza, pasta, tall, dark and handsome Italian men in Armani riding vespas around leaning towers and Roman forums. You get [...]

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The Flavors of Istanbul

Let me preface by saying that Istanbul is a food lover’s dream.  Who would of thought? France, Spain, and Italy are what immediately pop into my head when asked where I’ve experienced the best food while traveling. Well, Turkey tops them all. What a bold statement, I know. Before boarding a red-eye flight to Istanbul [...]

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