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I'll be back in Paris in a few days to celebrate my birthday, but also to take care of some unfinished music business:
On my most recent visit to Paris, I was on a mission: Mission Jazz Manouche.
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#London  tips from #JAchat  participants: 
Looking for London information? We've got you covered! This #JAchat summary contains London tips from travelers and residents: travel advice, essential London experiences, alternative activities, food recommendations, plus lots of photos. Enjoy!
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As an #expat , I love this quote from my latest interviewee, award-winning travel writer and photographer Lola A. Akinmade: 

"I often say that expats are keen observers. Mostly because they inhabit that space between mere tourist visiting a place and a born-and-bred local. So expats are good at observing the nuances locals often take for granted." 

Read the entire conversation & see Lola's beautiful photographs on my blog:
Stockholm-based travel photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström discusses trying to "make the mundane interesting" and how being an expat affects her work.
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Got 5 minutes? #travelblogger  
For McCool Travel's 52nd travel profile, I am pleased to present Pola Henderson, the founder and editor of Jetting Around, a blog dedicated to city travel.
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I got interviewed about why I'm learning French - and loved the nerd-friendly questions! Check it out. :) 

#language   #Paris   #travel  
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My niece, who lives in Poland, visited me in #Chicago  for the first time. Here’s what she thought: 
My niece Angelika, who lives in Poland, visited the United States for the first time last summer. Here are her impressions of Chicago.
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My latest #travel   #book  recommendation - adventures of an attorney and voluntary air-ambulance pilot in Africa, as he flies through the often unpredictable continent. Check it out and stay tuned for a giveaway!

http://www.jettingaround.com/2014/10/good-read-tales-from-the-cross/ 
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Has travel inspired you to learn a language?
In my early teens, I lived in a French-speaking country and was on my way to becoming fluent in the language. Then I went back home and the learning stopped. It is now time to take care of the unfi...
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I am happy to help kickoff a new interview series called "One Story a Week" by my Berlin-based friend and writer Junited States. 

In the past he interviewed the likes of Ice Cube, Joss Stone, Stacie Orrico, and Paul Wall. For some reason he also wanted to talk to me... Check it out!

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Chicago-based travel writer Pola Henderson is always looking for the next destination. In her blog Jetting Around she takes her readers on the road and introduces interesting people she met on the way. Her weekly Twitter chat, #JAchat, is a hot insider tip for travel fans. I participate as often as I can, because it’s …
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Check out my interview with award-winning travel photographer and writer Lola Akinmade Åkerström: ‘Expats are keen observers’

http://www.jettingaround.com/2014/12/interview-lola-akinmade-akerstrom/

#expat   #travelphotography  
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My travel meetup series - JA Café: Travel Talk Over Coffee - turns 1 in December, and we're celebrating in #Chicago  on 12/3. There will be a special guest, giveaway, and after-party. Join us if you're in town!

Info & tickets: https://jacafedecember2014.eventbrite.com/
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New #travel   #book  giveaway! Win a copy of “Tales From the Cross,” a collection of stories recounting the adventures of an air-ambulance pilot in #Africa .  
Win a copy of "Tales From the Cross," a collection of stories recounting the adventures of an air-ambulance pilot in Africa.
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Jetting Around is a city travel blog featuring articles, guides, original photography, and interviews with globe-trotters & artists. Edited by Pola, a Chicago-based traveler originally from Krakow, Poland. 

Other features: 
#JAchat - weekly city travel/culture discussions on Twitter (Fri 1pm ET) 
JA Café - bimonthly networking events for travelers (Chicago & worldwide)

More about JA and Pola: http://www.jettingaround.com/about/