Central Market, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

4th Aug, 2014

  Rand always tells me he envies my palate, which cracks me up because it’s such an unlikely compliment. But it comes up time and again, whenever I identify a…

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More Places to Shop in Munich, Germany

7th May, 2014

  As an American, it’s often weird going to Europe, because their consumer culture isn’t anywhere near what we have at home. There are shops, sure, but there isn’t the…

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Columbia Road Flower Market, London

30th Apr, 2013

– One of the things I love about any friendship is when you create shared memories together. It pushes you from the realm of merely “people who get along” into…

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Portobello Road Market, London

29th Apr, 2013

– The other day I did an excellent job of keeping my mouth shut while a distant in-law explained to me how television was bad for children. The comment had…

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WTF Weds: Koppa’s Fulbeli Deli,...

15th Jan, 2013

  – It’s funny how quickly the bizarre becomes normal. How things that are strange and weird become familiar and every day. So that after a while, we forget that…

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Nostalgia in Astoria: Antique Stores and...

23rd Jul, 2012

– I’m such a sucker for old things. Whether it be grey-haired octogenarians or day-old pastries, I find myself smitten.┬áSure, they’re sometimes a bit crustier than you’d like them to…

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