A Cape Town Date Night

Imagine. You’re sitting in a patch of sunlight in a garden of almost Biblical beauty. A small stream runs alongside you. The bricks beneath your feet are warm from the heat of the day, but the glass of white wine in your hand is cool. A duck and her ducklings—their soft baby down fuzzing them…

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Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in Cape Town

“Is that…raw chicken? On the windshield?” We peered closer. It was the first day of 2018, we’d just come downstairs in search of breakfast and the beach, and it was, indeed, a piece of raw chicken wing between the windshield and the wiper. “Must have been one hell of a weird and wild party,” we…

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Where to Eat in Portland, Oregon

I associate a lot of things with Portland. Well, ok, mostly beer and books. I’d heard that there are some great places to eat in Portland, but to honest… I love eating, but I wouldn’t necessarily call myself a true foodie. I don’t go out of our way to nosh on the latest trends. (Even…

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The Best Spots for Beer in Portland

It was hard to say what I was more excited for as I belted myself into my flight to Portland. Was it beer? Or it food? Maybe it was getting out of town for the weekend—being on another flight? Whatever it was, it brought a flush to my cheeks and hammer to my heart…or maybe…

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Kanpai! to Kirin (Sponsored)

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Millennial Central for Kirin. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   My college roommate moved to D.C. at the end of last summer, and while I didn’t envy her at all during the winter, the…

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50 States, 50 Pizzas

Now THIS would be a road trip I could get on board with! Apparently Zagat came out with a “best pizza per state” list in honor of Pizza Week back in the September and it completely escaped my radar. How? I honestly have no idea. I feel like I’m in danger of having my pizza-lover…

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Traditional Brazilian Foods You Need To Eat Right Now

Buzzfeed’s 24 Traditional Brazilian Foods You Need To Eat Right Now is YES on so many levels. And it comes with recipes! I can’t wait until my classes finish up for the quarter and I have time to bust some of these out. I had the good fortune to have a lovely Brazilian as a roommate in…

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Local Eats Listings

We just booked our accommodations for our October trip to New Orleans last week, so of course I’ve been on the scout for good eats and drinks in The Big Easy. Travel + Leisure indulged me yesterday by publishing an excellent guide to the best local haunts around the country. They recommend several eateries in…

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Cheap Eats: The Roulottes of French Polynesia

Every guidebook writes about them—the roulottes of Tahiti. Tahiti, which is one of the more expensive island getaways, boasts a wide selection of restaurants and eateries. But the places to go if you want an authentic island experience (and want to eat with real Tahitians) are les roulottes, small groups of Tahitian food trucks, clustered in…

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