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Enlightenment and errors from an American girl travelling the world

Her Grand Tour

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5 May 2019

Seafood, traditional Venetian cuisine, enormous steaks, the best cake in the entire world, and a guaranteed hangover. What's not to love?

12 Apr 2019

A completely incomplete history of the palace (including swamps, tiny dick syndrome, and gypsy death curses) plus top tips for avoiding the crowds.

13 Jan 2019

Think of me as a superhero, swooping in to save you from buying mass produced garbage in Venice and guiding you to the city's most unique shops and artisans.

22 Oct 2018

Eating out in the eternal city doesn't have to break the bank. Here are my favourite spots for Roman delights at bargain prices.

16 Jul 2018

Five of my favourite places to indulge in both traditional and trendy Icelandic cuisine, minus that foul ass fermented shark nonsense.

21 Jun 2018

Cottonwood is the new Sedona. Avoid the tourists and spend a day in this beautiful town filled with cafes, plenty of Arizona wine, and independent shops

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