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Blog, USA / 08.04.2017

Despite Palm Springs being relatively close to Los Angeles, there's no easy way to get there without a car. Driving time is usually 2 hours, but if you don't have your own vehicle your only other options are to fly (which can be expensive) or take the Amtrak and the thruway bus (which takes time - 3 1/2 hours). Or so I thought.  A new company called Tesloop is making our lives a whole lot easier with a direct rideshare service between Los Angeles and Palm Springs. Imagine Uber Pool but...

Blog, Destinations, USA / 24.03.2017

Let’s face it – Vegas is the place where hope and dreams go to die. The house always wins - unless you went to MIT and can actually beat math, you will most likely walk away with less money than when you waltzed in like Mussolini. But that is okay, just because you leave penniless doesn’t make you a loser. Being an unemployed 33 year old living off your parents and delusions of accomplishment does. But enough about me, back to the plot - there is much more...

Blog, USA / 03.03.2017

Every Tom, Dick and Harry, or perhaps Tomas, Ricardo, and Hans - the world over, when asked to name American cuisine will no doubt be able to rattle off the ubiquitous hamburger and its arguably less appealing, phallic brother the hot dog. However, American cuisine runs much deeper than cheeseburgers and wieners, and many of its lesser known dishes and daily items, particularly ones consumed by children, foreigners have no idea about. Some pretty common dishes you may not see in the movies may seem intriguing to outright weird....