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9 Reasons Why Women Are Better Baseball Fans

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 4:59 PM

They say it's a gentleman's game, but us ladies know better.


With MLB Opening Day less than a month away, it's every baseball fans favorite time of year. The time when every single team in the game still has a shot...

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When Traveling, Don't Forget About the 'Whoops Money'

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 1:58 PM

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Last week, I had the good fortune to travel back to London for my master's graduation. Living in London for a year was the best experience of my life so far, so naturally I was more than a little psyched to...

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25 Reasons Why Being Single at 25 Is Pretty Great... In 'New Girl' GIFs

(1) Comments | Posted January 20, 2014 | 10:22 AM


Having just hit the quarter-life mark, I think it's time to break the myth that by 25, you're supposed to have it all together. I mean in some ways, you should have a general idea what path you're going down,...

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Les résolutions 2014 impossibles à tenir

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 3:13 PM

Pendant que vous étiez en train de cuver votre cuite du Nouvel an hier, vous avez sûrement commencé à penser aux choses que vous vouliez changer en 2014. Il est ici difficile de ne pas lever les yeux au ciel car les résolutions que l'on prend pour soi chaque années...

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Les résolutions 2014 impossibles à tenir

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 9:20 AM

Pendant que vous étiez en train de cuver votre cuite du Nouvel an hier, vous avez sûrement commencé à penser aux choses que vous vouliez changer en 2014. Il est ici difficile de ne pas lever les yeux au ciel car les résolutions que l'on prend pour soi chaque années...

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The New Year's Resolutions You Won't Make for 2014

(3) Comments | Posted January 1, 2014 | 9:25 AM

As you nurse your NYE hangover on January 1st, you'll probably start thinking about what you want to do differently in 2014. At this point, it's hard not to roll your eyes at the clichéd and extremely high expectations we set for ourselves each year when we make our resolutions....

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How to Play (Single) Defense This Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 8:59 AM

For all the single ladies out there, the holidays can be an especially tough time of year, especially when it comes to handling those family/friends/work holiday parties that you'll be attending stag. To prepare for the inevitable, let's go over some strong defensive tactics to use when faced with the...

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I'm Thankful for Travel

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 9:08 AM

Photo By: Christina Kelly

With Thanksgiving coming up, it's a time to reflect on what we're most thankful for in our lives. Like many upper-middle class Americans, I've lived a very privileged life that I often take for granted. It was...

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How to Own Your Next Family Road Trip

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 12:19 PM

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Road trips: In theory, you picture yourself, your significant other and your kids all singing Life is a Highway with the windows rolled down, taking pleasure in each other's company and the thrill of the journey and destination ahead. In...

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20-Somethings: Spoil Yourself With a Graduate Degree Abroad

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2013 | 4:40 PM

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Thinking about advancing your education? Let me guess, you're a 20-something that wants more than your job can give. You miss the glory days of college and are really, just looking for an excuse to go back to...

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Things to Leave Home on Your Next European Vacation

(272) Comments | Posted September 17, 2013 | 7:30 AM

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Over packing for a vacation -- we're all guilty of it, whether we want to admit it or not. I'm definitely a culprit, but after living in Europe for over a year and going to new countries...

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Take Your Bachelor/ette Party to a New Level: Visit Edinburgh!

(0) Comments | Posted September 6, 2013 | 6:17 PM

Fall -- a beautiful time of year to get married. While most of the brides and grooms to be (hopefully) already have their wedding locations decided, the pre-festivities might still be up for debate. Instead of going the oh-so-typical US bachelor/ette destination of Las Vegas, why not look across the...

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Coming (Back) to America

(1) Comments | Posted August 28, 2013 | 3:37 PM

After living abroad for a year, adjusting back to life in suburban America has taken more time than I thought it would. Like a grownup watching their favorite movie as a kid for the first time in years, once you leave America for an extended period of time, it's hard...

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One Cold You Want to Get: Five Ways to Catch the Travel Bug This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 11:27 PM

With the summer winding down, it's easy to fall into those dog days of August blues. But with the crisp fall weather coming, there's a lot to look forward to. Fall can be a great time to travel if you didn't get a chance to do so in the summer....

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Land of the Frequently Naive -- Things About America You Won't Hear in America

(3) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 4:30 PM

About a year ago, I moved from my upper middle class Long Island home to London for a year to get my master's degree. I'd worked in New York City for nearly two years and was ready for a change. I'd only been to Europe one other time before when...

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10 Reasons Why New Yorkers Should Visit London This Summer

(1) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 4:14 PM

This summer, as most residents of NYC try to escape the blistering asphalt of Manhattan, many will take their summer vacation on the shores of the Hamptons, or up in New England, but why not hop across the pond for a "holiday" in London you won't soon forget? There are...

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Eating Your Way Through Italy, One City at a Time

(11) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 12:03 PM

If you're lucky enough to find yourself roaming the Italian countryside this summer, besides the scenery and history, there will be one thing on your mind: Italian food. While it's hard to go wrong with any kind of Italian food, some cities are known for types of specialties. Make sure...

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Scotland...More Than Just The Loch Ness Monster

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2013 | 1:35 PM

In an effort to explore as much of the UK as possible during my time here, I decided to take a weeklong journey to Scotland. Looking to have a low-budget week away, my companions and I did everything as cheaply as possible, hence the nine-hour Mega Bus ride on Friday...

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Wales Is For Sheep But Fun For People (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted January 15, 2013 | 6:00 AM

The trip from London to our destination in Wales, the grassy, coliseum-esque Roman ruins of Caerleon, took about three hours. The site was excavated in 1926 and the ruins are estimated to be from 1140. I think the most amazing part about being in Europe is finding out...

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A Rocky Road To Warsaw's Many Delights

(10) Comments | Posted December 29, 2012 | 7:20 AM

Living in Europe gives a traveling New Yorker the best opportunity to visit some of the world's most desired destinations on last minute trips. Places you've never even dreamed of can be explored on a whim -- and on the cheap! Of course, what you sacrifice with low budget is...

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