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Drunk on Welsh Cheese; Adventures in Wales

“.. The lambs on the tree nooked hillside bleating heard in Blake’s old ear, and the silent thought of Wordsworth in eld Stillness clouds passing through skelton arches of Tinturn Abby- Bard Nameless as the vast. babble to vastness” In 1967 American poet Allen Ginsberg took an acid trip at Tinturn Abby. In the chilly …

Splish Splash my way Through Munich

One time I went to Munich. I ate more Bavarian brats than I ever considered humanly possible. I drank vats of delicious German beer. I ate so much creamy German milk chocolate. And I cried myself to sleep most nights of this trip. Beer, Brats and chocolate?! Sounds exceptionally wonderful, right? Why was a week …

A Chipmunk Gets Lost in Mong Kong

Tonight my boyfriend lost his chipmunk in the crazy busy shopping district of Mong Kok Hong Kong. This was not like getting lost at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles. I couldn’t just meet him in front of Nordstrom. He told me to meet him in front of the McDonald’s after I stopped shopping for …

Morning Dolci on the Streets of Venice Italy

   It was six a.m. in Venice Italy and I couldn’t sleep. I looked at my two flat mates snoring and cozy in their beds and knew I couldn’t sit here all morning cocooned in my nice warm bed, waiting for these silly hungover girls to wake up. It was time to hit the streets of …

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas; Bangalore Edition

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In Kammanahalli the dirty mud covered streets are lined but that’s just a guide line for the millions of rickshaw drivers and Uber drivers who frantically scurry about in their vehicles. There is not a Christmas tree in sight. This is late December in Bangalore, India. The millions of motorbikes invade the city like ants who …