June 2019

The Pleasure Principality

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Even if you don’t end up taking your own trip to Monaco, I think reading this post to the end will be more than worth your while.

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The Poor Man’s Forbidden City

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Whatever you do in Hue, be careful about what you eat—otherwise, you might have to wait a decade to truly discover the city like I did.

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Penang Starts Here

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If you spend your three days in Penang like I did, you’re sure to be privy to a similar fate.

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How to Stay Sane in Hoi An

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Of all the things to do in Hoi An, my favorite activity in this ancient town is to reminisce.

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Belgrade’s Bounty

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Belgrade is one of the most talked-about cities in Europe, and although I’m not normally one to believe hype, I had a good feeling about it.

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Belfast, Beyond the Fall

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Fun fact: The way the BBC Series “The Fall” depicted Belfast is what first planted the seed of going there in my head.

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KL Starts Here

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The truth of my history here (which I’ll explain in the body of this post) is complicated. Thankfully, enjoying three days in Kuala Lumpur is not.

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Dublin Delight

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Dublin’s weather mirrors the larger experience of traveling in the Irish capital: Bipolar but not quite schizophrenic, fierce both in its beauty and in more occasional bouts of unpleasantness. 

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