Posts in North America
A Quick Winter Trip to Boston, Massachusetts

Boston’s big personality precedes the city. It’s a mecca for U.S. history, arts and culture, and all that is sports. Also, it’s one of the smartest cities in the States, and thanks to Berklee, among others, the city is bursting at the seams with musical talent. This past weekend I made a trip to the New England city, and although I didn’t eat any chowdah, I still understood what makes Boston, Boston.

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If You're Going to San Francisco...

Contrary to the existence of this blog, normally large amounts of attention make me uncomfortable. Birthdays are usually the worst, too. Don't get me wrong, I love celebrating me, but I don't need an excuse to do it. So by the time October rolled around, I had a plane ticket in hand, and a flower tucked behind my ear...

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Oh Texas, My Texas.

The Texas State Fair is revered to be quintessentially Texas. There is fried food, livestock shows, beer, country and western music, and huge blonde hair. You can buy ten-gallon hats, cowboy boots and belt buckles, if you’re so inclined. However, I walked away with not one bite of fried food, but with a lens in which to view the world differently.

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Shotgun Trip to Colorado.

You'd be surprised how heat motivates me. To escape the Texas summer, I made an impromptu trip to Colorado. It left me with a newfound appreciation for spontaneity. Follow the adventure to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve, the summit of Mt. Elbert, & a welcomed night in a Motel 8.

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I Tried, Portland. I Really Tried.

Portland was not my jam. Don’t get me wrong, I think Portland has potential to be an amazing city. But I’m left with the feeling their infrastructure is struggling to accommodate the impressive growth. Their redeeming factor was the food, which I ate more than my fair share. Blue Star Donuts are healthy, right?

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