HASTA LA VICTORIA, SIEMPRE

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Because these were physical things that happened to this collection of molecules my spirit resides in and it was my skin that was bruised and scrapped as I jumped and splashed through a rocky riverside beneath the palm trees and old bamboo and my hair blown in the wind through the windows of a 1958…

Travel Guide LA: the Gorbals + Bottega Louie

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Downtown Los Angeles will always hold a special place in my heart. When I was younger I took the Blue Line train up to the 7th St station on weekend nights to partake in swanky pub crawls that typically started at 7 Grand, moved on to the Edison (when they had their amazing soup kitchen deals), and…

Travel Guide: London Markets

London is the perfect weekend getaway from Paris — close enough to get there quickly, easily and (if booked in advance on Eurostar, or by the midnight Megabus) cheaply, but different enough to shake you out of your rut and make you feel like you’ve really traveled far. Just don’t forget the address of the…

CAFE Á PARIS DEUX

It may have seemed pretty quiet on the coffee front these past weeks since my first run-down of the best places to get a cup in Paris, but believe me, it’s been anything but. Personally trying every recommended spot in the city for an above-average drink has become a complete obsession, and seen me scrambling…