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Photo Essay: Knoxville Street Art

Tweet I’ve found street art all over the world including places I knew had a thriving art culture, like Melbourne, Berlin and Miami, as well as places I didn’t expect it from, like Toronto, Porto and my hometown of Atlanta. But I didn’t expect that during a short overnight trip to Knoxville, Tennessee, I would […]

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Atlanta in the Snow

Tweet In case you hadn’t heard, my hometown of Atlanta was a hot mess last week when we received two inches of snow and had to shut down the city with cars abandoned on the road in a truly spooky¬†Walking Dead style. The last time I experienced a storm like this was before I left […]

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Photo Friday: Honolulu, Hawaii

TweetSomething lately has left my mind on Hawaii. Perhaps it’s that my friend was just married there (congrats, Kelsi!) or that it was an important place to me a few years ago, serving as a break during my time in Australia. I had been away from my family for six months, the longest I’d been […]

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Photo Friday: Atlanta, Georgia

Tweet I may have a mild fear of heights, but I love the views from said heights. Seeing the buildings, cars and trees like tiny dots from above is unparalleled. I’ve been to Surfers Paradise’s Skypoint Tower, Toronto’s CN Tower and of course the Empire State Building in New York City. But it took me […]

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Florida: The Land of Sunsets

TweetAs the summer is winding down, I can’t believe how little I have been out in the sun. My “summer” is typically in April and September, as I work every June and July. Back in April I had my Ultimate Florida Road Trip, which took me from St. Augustine to Key West and back, soaking […]

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Photo Friday: Baton Rouge, LA

TweetThe theme of my trip to Baton Rouge, Louisiana was eating and drinking way past the point of normal human capacity. It all started with Fete Rouge, the city’s biggest celebration of food and wine, bringing together local chefs. I also got a chance to visit the area’s beloved restaurants and even a craft brewery, […]

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Staying in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen

Tweet During my brief stay in New York I stayed at Ink48 Hotel, within walking distance of the Javits Convention Center where I was working. On previous trips I’ve stayed in Times Square, the Upper East Side and next to Central Park. This time around the neighborhood of choice was Hell’s Kitchen, named for a […]

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Visiting the 9/11 Memorial in New York City

Tweet September 11, 2011. It was the ten year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. I went to work at my bartending gig in Sydney like I would on any other day of my year long working holiday.¬†It felt surreal to be experiencing such a somber anniversary for my country […]

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I’m Going to Baton Rouge!

Tweet via Visit Baton Rouge I’ve been in New York for the past week and I’m already off again with just enough time to drop off my bags, repack and return to the airport for Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I spoke with the lovely folks from Baton Rouge at TBEX in Toronto a few months ago, […]

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Photo Friday: New York, NY

Tweet Before starting a full week of long hours at work, my sister and I decided to spend a few hours wandering around New York. We had enough time to drop our bags off at the hotel before lunch at Five Napkin Burger with Lauren, one of my good friends from my time in Australia. […]

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