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Best London One Day Tour Guide

By Kristance Harlow | January 8, 2017 | 1 Comment
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Next time you head to London, reference this one-day guide and take in one of the world’s cultural meccas. If you’re feeling ambitious, put on your most comfortable shoes and do the entire circuit.

Breakfast dishes from eagle eye view

Most Delicious Breakfasts Around the World

By Kristance Harlow | December 12, 2016 | 1 Comment
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If you skip too many time zones, it can throw off your entire circadian rhythm and mess with your meal schedule. But, if you want to get moving and see what you came to see, you need to power through and get some breakfast in your belly.

Uncle Sam Wants You to Speak Spanish

By Kristance Harlow | September 8, 2014 | 6 Comments
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September 8, 2014 Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash I was on my usual grind yesterday. You know the drill: opening up a blank word doc to write an article on the right side of the screen and on the left opening Chrome with the intention of doing research on said article. Despite my good…

Edinburgh Castle

10 Things You Should Know About Scotland

By Kristance Harlow | January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Scotland of the imagination is a land of rolling green hills, kilt-wearing bagpipers, and crumbling castles. While you can find all of this in Scotland, there is a great deal more to this fiercely patriotic country. With a land area equal to the state of Maine in the US, this small country is chock-full…

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Foto Friday: Statues Around the World

By Kristance Harlow | November 8, 2013 | 2 Comments
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Statues exist all over the world, we encounter them so often that sometimes we simply pass them by. In my travels the one constant that I’ve witnessed in every country are the existence of statues. Here I share a few, but with few words because that is what you get when you walk past statues…

Dublin, Ireland

Foto Friday: Halloween Edition Cemeteries and Spooks

By Kristance Harlow | October 26, 2013 | 4 Comments
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Not every country celebrates Halloween, and not every country celebrates the way the United States does. Here in Argentina you can find the odd Halloween display in the supermarket selling a few special candies and a creepy mask or two, but Halloween is not something people do here. I’m missing out on some of my…

In London with a horse (age 24)

Tourists Aren’t The Problem, Jerks Are

By Kristance Harlow | October 21, 2013 | 6 Comments
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I’m going to say something controversial: It’s time to embrace tourists. Stop expecting those who come to see where you live to know how to behave as you would like. Embrace anyone who has the gumption to get up and go and visit a new place. Let yourself be a tourist of your own homeland, see your neighborhood with new eyes.

Scotland border marker and author

Edinburgh On A Budget – Top Must-Sees Without Entrance Fees

By Kristance Harlow | October 12, 2013 | 3 Comments
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Edinburgh is a beautiful city, the capital of Scotland and seeped in romantic history. With the second highest population in Scotland (just over 800,000 people populate its entire metropolitan area), and covering a mere 102 square miles (264 square kilometers), you have to make a trip here if you get over to the United Kingdom.…

Homesickness – Life On The Move

By Kristance Harlow | September 17, 2013 | 2 Comments
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I’m at the age now where everyone is having kids on purpose, at least three times a week someone I know on Facebook is getting engaged, and every weekend someone posts wedding pictures. Some people I know play bridesmaid in multiple weddings each summer, and my family and friends are all moving towards a life…

4 Must Sees In Durham, England

By Kristance Harlow | September 5, 2013 | 5 Comments
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Durham England Durham is a small city located in North East England. Situated on the River Wear, the name Durham comes from the Old Norse word for island (holme) and the Old English word for hill (dun). The River Wear bends around the old city centre which creates an island like effect where the centre…

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