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Jasmine Moy

Entries by Jasmine Moy

The Nearsightedness of Expats and Backpackers

(1) Comments | Posted February 14, 2011 | 10:15 AM


"Corona, please," I hear an Aussie say. Another Aussie a few paces down nods at him.

"Sydney?" he asks.

"Melbourne," the other responds.

They proceed to have a wide-ranging conversation over a plate of nachos. American football plays on the screens...

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Expert Packing Guide for Women

(6) Comments | Posted October 12, 2010 | 11:20 AM

I think a lot about what I pack before any trip. "Think a lot" may be an understatement. Obsess is probably more appropriate. Part of this is because I'm a Virgo and overthinking is what we do. We are also ruthlessly efficient. (And always right!) The mere thought of packing...

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Rest and Relaxation: Cruise Along Turkey's Southern Coast

(2) Comments | Posted September 11, 2010 | 1:53 PM


The pier was long and it was past 9pm. Lights were still on at various restaurants nestled against the waterfront and among bazaar booths. A thick bald man was sleeping on the deck. A stocky woman with a mess of curly...

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Eating Through Vancouver, Long Weekend Edition

(2) Comments | Posted September 7, 2010 | 1:49 PM

I had four days in Vancouver and my mission was to eat like the locals. Crowd sourcing some bloggers for restaurant recommendations before I left, they all had one thing in common: a full-fledged love for the food in their fine city. I started to realize that going to a...

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