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Jessica Festa
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Norway #Travel: How To Explore #Oslo Like A #Local via @VikingBikingOSL

Looking to explore Oslo, Norway, like a local? Epicure & Culture caught up with Curtis Rojak, owner of the tour company Viking Biking, to get his take on how to get to know the city beyond the typical tourist sites. 1. For a lesser-known attraction, Oslo…
Looking to explore Oslo, Norway, like a local? Curtis Rojak, owner of Viking Biking tours, fills us in on the best travel experiences. Don't miss it!
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These Historical Buildings Have Been Repurposed Into Amazing Accommodations & Cultural Spaces #travel #history #ttot

If our round-up of America’s best bars and restaurants in repurposed spaces has you wanting to spend more time in charming historical buildings, consider staying in one of these unique accommodations or visiting some of America’s most interesting art…
Check out the best repurposed historical buildings in America which creatively transform historic spaces into unique accommodations, galleries and museums.
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#Israel Travel: How To Explore Tel Aviv Like A Local via @GlobalGreeter #travel #local

Looking to explore Tel Aviv, Israel, like a local? Epicure & Culture caught up with Laila Arad-Allan, born and raised in Tel Aviv and the founder of the free walking tour nonprofit, Tel Aviv Greeter. Here are her suggestions on how to get to know the city…
Want to explore Tel Aviv like a local? Laila was born and raised in Tel Aviv and shares her suggestions on experiencing the city beyond the tourist sites.
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How #Travel Taught Me That Anything Is Possible #ttot #inspiration #lp

When I When I got to college — the State University of New York at Albany, to be specific — I wasn’t 100% sure what I wanted to major in, so I chose Communication because I really enjoyed writing and thought maybe I could do marketing, public relations,…
Travel taught me anything is possible, from living a life of travel to being successful by veering from societal norms. Read this article to learn more.
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Going Back In Time By #Bike In Zagreb, #Croatia @BlueBikeZagreb #travel #ttot

Typically, there usually isn’t a driving force behind my trip booking, aside for my insatiable thirst to discover new places. Croatia, however, was different. Recently breaking up with my boyfriend combined with a number of personal issues back home had…
On a cycling tour of Zagreb, Croatia, I bike through history and exchange culture with a local guide, immersing myself in the city's past and present.
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Hey Jessie, I’m trying to decide where to plan my next trip and have no idea where to begin. I’m a regular reader of your blog, and figured I’d ask you what some of the best places to travel are in terms of your favorite sights around the world. Hopefully…
Here are the world's best places to travel for sightseeing based on my personal experiences. Get inspired for your next trip by reading on.
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Exploring Pico Island #Wine Culture #portugal #travel

Pico Island, one of nine volcanic Azorean islands located almost 1,000 miles from mainland Portugal, isn’t the first place you’d expect to find a thriving wine culture; however, the destination has been producing wine since the 15th century, starting…
Pico Island in the Azores is home to a unique wine country, with vineyards lined with black basalt, a volcanic landscape and wines reminiscent of the sea.
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For those who travel two weeks of the year, travel is often planned in the context of a “vacation”; however, for those of us who have backpacked we know it can be anything but. Backpacking is tough. While extremely rewarding, it can also be draining. That…
While extremely rewarding, backpacking can also be draining. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help yourself stay sane on the road.
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As you all know, I love planning a trip without making plans; however, once in awhile that way of thinking bites me in the ass, such as with my latest trip to Croatia. It may sound lazy — and honestly it partially is — but I hate doing extensive travel…
I love doing with the flow, but sometimes not doing my travel research bites me in the butt, like in Croatia. Here's what I learned from the experience.
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Israeli Cuisine: Don't Call It A Melting Pot @RogerMSherman #israel #food #travel

Israeli cuisine is, by its very nature, a cuisine composed of juxtapositions and contradictions. A cuisine from a state that was only born a little over 60 years ago, a state that quickly became home to people of different backgrounds, languages, cultures…
Don't call Israeli cuisine a melting pot. Long defined by the country's relative poverty, these dishes are getting a modern twist while staying distinct.
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Evicting Poor Communities to Grow #Food for Fuel in #Tanzania #africa via @ActionAidUSA @ActionAid

Talk of Tanzania to most people and you’ll hear stories of Zanzibar’s golden beaches, or perhaps a hard hike up Mount Kilimanjaro. Not so here.
Talk of Tanzania to most people and you’ll hear of Zanzibar’s golden beaches or a hike up Mount Kilimanjaro. Not so is the Bagamoyo District. Here's why.
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Known around the world as the City of Love, Paris is the perfect destination for a romantic city break. Whether for proposals, honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays or simply because they feel like it, couples from across the globe flock to the French…
Known around the world as the City of Love, Paris is the perfect destination for a romantic city break. Whether for proposals, honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays or simply because they feel like it, couples from across the globe flock to the [...]
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Travel Writer; Public Relations
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    Travel Writer, 6 - present
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I am a world traveler who lives for adventure! I love writing, volunteering, extreme sports, meeting new people, hiking, and dancing!
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    BA/MA in Communication
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