Hipster Guide to the Lower East Side

If you’ve been following my Instagram feed lately, you’ve probably seen enough pictures of the Lower East Side to feel familiar with this hip and very trendy neighborhood. The LES was my stomping ground when I first moved to the city in 2009 and I recently moved back to the area – to a different apartment

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Neighborhood Guide to Québec City

For my latest Neighborhood Guide I’ve chosen Québec City. From the newly revamped Saint-Roch neighborhood to the historic streets of Quartier Petit Champlain and Vieux-Québec, this French Canadian city has many faces. If you have time, try to visit these major neighborhoods but otherwise, this guide should give you an idea of which spots you will gravitate toward most.

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Guide to London Street Markets

It’s no secret that I’m more than slightly obsessed with London. I may have only lived there for six months but I go back whenever I can because it really does feel like my second home. As a struggling American student trying to survive a bad exchange rate, I relied on markets for many of

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5 Underrated New York Neighborhoods

Every once in awhile I feel especially inspired to write about my home away from travel. That would be New York City, where I’ve been based for just over three years now. I’ve lived in a few different neighborhoods but some of my favorite NYC spots are rather underrated, even among locals. Here are 5

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A Guide to the Best Berlin Neighborhoods

Berlin is an endless blur of inspiration. From trendy Mitte to the hipster haven that is Kreuzberg, here are five of my favorite Berlin neighborhoods to appeal to the avant-garde traveler. If these districts don’t spark your interest, I’ve included a couple other areas that are also worth exploring when trying to decide where to

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Neighborhood Guide to Helsinki

Compared to other global cities, Helsinki is relatively small in geographic size and population, making it easily navigated by foot or bike. During my stay in here, I got to know the different neighborhoods fairly well. Each is unique in its own way and adds to the innovative complexity of the city as a whole.

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Neighborhood Guide to Oslo

While there are many neighborhoods in and around Oslo, there are four main areas ideal for travelers interested in global art and culture. Check out this city guide to Oslo for the best recommendations: City Center Most travelers visiting Oslo are sure to stay near the city center. The historical center is called Kvadraturen and

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London’s West End for the Non-Tourist

(Original article from Liberty Travel, where Megan wrote a four-part series about London neighborhoods) West London is the main area where tourists flock to during their vacation. While there are many fascinating attractions in these neighborhoods, it’s definitely worth your time to explore some areas nearby that are just as culturally rich, but less crowded.

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Neighborhood Guide to South London

(Previous entry from Liberty Travel, where Megan wrote a 4-part series on her favorite London neighborhoods) When people think of London the first things that pop into their minds are major tourist attractions like Parliament, Big Ben and Westminster. They probably aren’t thinking about the less obvious places around London that are well worth checking

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Neighborhood Guide to East London

(Previous entry from Liberty Travel, where Megan wrote a 4-part series on her favorite London neighborhoods) The East End of London continues to intrigue me. While abroad in London one of the courses I enrolled in was British Broadcasting. It seemed a dream come true when our Welsh professor, who happened to have an impressive

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