Where do you find travel inspiration?

I usually get inspired to travel to a new place after reading an interesting article on it. I am a nerdy kind of traveler who likes to know the complete history before stepping foot in a city. You know, so I can rattle off WWII statistics over brunch. I’m charming that way. I can say, […]

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Passport covers for summer travel

In my first passport photo I’m missing my two front teeth and in my second I have braces. My third boasts stamps from Africa and Asia. But my latest passport contains one of my most important pieces of paper–my visa allowing me to live in Switzerland. This little book is easily one of my most […]

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I want to go to there…

…the Azores, Portugal. This collection of nine tropical islands is located so far west of Europe that it is just a four-hour flight from the United States. It would actually take me longer to fly from Switzerland, but I’m absolutely enchanted with what I’ve seen of this place. Lush, verdant, vibrant. Would it be wrong […]

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French girl beauty: The scarf

There are many items fashion magazine editors and bloggers label as part of the French girl’s wardrobe–ballet flats, striped t-shirts, “le smoking” tuxedo jacket–but none is as eponymous and ageless as the simple scarf. Ageless in that the scarf has been worn around French women’s necks for decades and ageless in that teenagers and elderly […]

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