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On Winning the World Cup As An Underdog
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On Winning the World Cup As An Underdog

I know this stretch well. I’ve driven it on sunny Sunday mornings and foggy AF Tuesday afternoons too, as my two daughters merrily rolled along taking selfies in the 2nd and 3rd rows but also alone and lonely with a spinning head pushing dangerous thoughts with more passive-aggression than a […]

Painting en plaine air in Norwich
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Two Days in Norwich

You don’t know anything about Norwich; you don’t know where Norwich is or what’s there worth seeing. Norwich isn’t London but it’s not far from the capital, at least not in an American road trip sense of the relative word ‘far’; about 100 miles north-northeast as the crow flies. Norwich […]

No One Plans To Die in Ipswich
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No One Plans To Die in Ipswich

Beneath a field of blue, I cut through farmlands; I was a warm knife slicing through the butter that the bevy of cows flanking the straightaway indicate may very well be produced here. It was a Tuesday in autumn on England’s stubby southeastern toe. The next football ground was maybe […]

Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Day in Naples Italy
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Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Day in Naples Italy

So the cabin door slammed behind us. It was midday, it was fine. We collapsed onto our respective beds, me a king in the air in front of the 46″ flat screen embedded into the wall; her a twin trundle on the floor by the balcony facing Italian islands our […]

Trying To Find One Of The Best Restaurants In Dublin
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Trying To Find One Of The Best Restaurants In Dublin

It was about a mile. Maybe a skosh more from the famous Long Room Of The Old Library At Trinity College in Dublin. Even with a Thanksgiving weekend chill in the air, this was not an unreasonable distance to cover on foot. I marched out in front of my troupe, […]

24 Hours in Bergen Norway
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24 Hours in Bergen Norway

Cross your fingers and say a prayer to your favorite Nordic God. With viking luck on your side, here’s to hoping your own personal 24 hours in Bergen Norway will produce the same kind of weather laboratory dreamscape my family reveled in on March 27th of this year. Driving west […]

The Accidental Zucchini Pizza in Bracciano Italy
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The Accidental Zucchini Pizza in Bracciano Italy

There are many reasons to pack your bags, to triple check that your daughter actually packed any underwear (she didn’t), to make sure the iPad is fully charged for the long flight (it’s not), to splurge on the plane tickets without a connecting flight, to travel to foreign places with […]

8 Things To Avoid When Traveling In Norway
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8 Things To Avoid When Traveling In Norway

You should go to Norway, not simply because it isn’t Iceland and everyone is going to Iceland and OMG if I see one more person I know go to Iceland, but because Norway is stunning, friendly, cosmopolitan, clean, and did I mention stunning? But when you go, there are 8 […]

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