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Lost in the City of Shopping Malls – Dubai

Lost in the City of Shopping Malls – Dubai You want to know what is, at heart, the thing I find strangest about being a tourist in Dubai? There was this one time I took a guided tour of a mall. (By choice!) Dubai shopping malls are known across the globe for their unique interiors and … Continue reading »

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Champagne on the Seine: A Booze Cruise with Views

Champagne on the Seine: A Booze Cruise with Views You know what makes even the most mundane experience a little bit better? Champagne.  

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Monet’s Garden: Biking to Giverny

Monet’s Garden: Biking to Giverny Much like the story of Monet himself, the story of a trip to Giverny starts most properly in Paris’ Gare Saint-Lazare. Looking very much the same today as it did when Monet lived just nearby in the late 1870’s, to wait for the train to Vernon here is to live … Continue reading »

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Le Paradis Latin: A Paris Cabaret.

Le Paradis Latin: A Paris Cabaret Walking past in the middle of the day, you might never notice this switched-off sign or neon-less exterior tucked away on 28 Rue de Cardinal Lemoine on an unobtrusive street just near Paris’ student district. Return at night, though, and it beckons like a beacon to curious passersby. But, … Continue reading »

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Citroen 2CV Paris: Classic Cars for a Classy City

Citroen 2CV Paris: Classic Cars for a Classy City Nothing says cool like a classic car. Cruising in a top-down convertible makes any city seem more beautiful, but doing it in Paris? Who could so no to that?! Perhaps this is something of a nod to the fact that between my father and my uncle there … Continue reading »

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Cook’N With Class: Making French Desserts in Paris

Cook’N With Class: French Dessert Course in Paris Paris is a beautiful city, but there are only so many Seine Cruises I can do before going a little bit crazy! While spending a few weeks there taking photos for GetYourGuide recently I wanted to schedule a couple of more offbeat and especially enjoyable activities to break … Continue reading »

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Biking in Vienna: Justifying excessive acts of strudel.

Biking in Vienna Something about the laid back atmosphere of Vienna make it a great place to explore on two wheels. After spending a morning sipping coffees and snacking on apple strudels in the many historic cafes of the city, taking to the streets and biking in Vienna for a few hours is a great … Continue reading »

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The Third Man Vienna Sewers Tour – A Smelly Way to Spend a Vacation

The Third Man Vienna Sewers Tour It looks like nothing so much as a giant metal maw just waiting to swallow unsuspecting tourists. This is the entrance to the Vienna Sewers. This is one of those rare instance where I recommend finding a tour. These sewers are closed to the public otherwise, and the one … Continue reading »

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