Cherry Blossom Photo Diary // Brittany from Boston

Cherry Blossom Photo Diary

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Cherry blossom season, also known as sakura, is the most beautiful time of year to visit Asia! When I was in South Korea and Japan at this time last year I filled my camera with photos of the cherry blossoms and ran around in search of ever more photogenic blooms. These small pink and white […]

Newport Beach Visitor Guide // Brittany from Boston

Newport Beach Visitor Guide

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As popular in pop culture as anywhere in California, Newport Beach has been the setting for such television reality shows as The OC and Real Housewives of Orange County, among others. I haven’t watched those shows before, but I knew the reputation of Newport Beach as a wealthy beach town. Here the median price of […]

Capsule Hotels: What to Expect // Brittany from Boston

Capsule Hotels: What to Expect

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One of the experiences I was most eager to try in Tokyo was staying at a capsule hotel. I know, I know, there are far more culturally unique and interesting things to experience in Japan. But something about the idea of staying in a micro-hotel modeled after a first-class cabin in a high-end airplane just […]

8 Things to do in Barbados // Brittany from Boston

8 Things to do in Barbados

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If the winter weather has you down, maybe you need a Caribbean vacation! And in honor of Rihanna recently winning the Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Award for her work in her home country of Barbados, I think this may be just the vacation you need! When I visited Barbados last year, I was reminded again and […]

Top 10 Things to do in Dublin // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Things to do in Dublin

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I had such a fantastic and crazy time when I visited Dublin. And that is because I visited Dublin on Saint Patrick’s Day! This was a few years ago now, but I was ready to celebrate my Irish heritage and I wanted to visit this fun city on their great day of celebration. Dublin was […]

Americans in Croatia: The Tourist Craze Takes Over // Brittany from Boston

Americans in Croatia: The Tourist Craze Takes Over

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Croatia is rapidly becoming one of the hottest travel destinations and it’s not hard to see why. There are natural wonders like the Plitvice Lakes waterfalls, islands dotting the Dalmatian Coast, Italian-inspired wines and cuisine, a rich history, and all this available to budget travelers. But as this wave of tourism hits eastern Europe, there are both benefits […]

Best After Work Bars in London // Brittany from Boston

Best After Work Bars in London

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If there’s one thing Londoners do well, it’s drinking. To be fair, they do a lot of things well, both individually and together. But as drinking is the unofficial national pastime of England, you’ll want to join in on the action when you visit. From my time studying in London and my various trips there […]