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Archive | November, 2012

Canary Islands

Cruise to the Canaries This Winter

I’m a huge island fan, so I was very intrigued by this guest post by Ali Renn about the Canary Islands. I hope you’ll find it interesting too. A cruise to the Canary Islands has to be the perfect winter escape. In order to enjoy the best of the British weather, many people purposefully choose […]

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The Post-Modern Postcard: A Beachy E-Card From Card Lust

When I went to Florida at the end of October, I didn’t blog about it. I barely tweeted about it, although I did Instagram it. I certainly didn’t send any postcards, but then again I’m pretty sure that the last time I sent was a postcard was five years ago from Barcelona. So I’ve decided […]

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Jazz and Colors in Central Park

There are always musicians in Central Park, but today there many more than usual thanks to a brand new festival called Jazz and Colors. There were 30 jazz bands in 30 locations all playing the same set list from noon—4pm, with an hour-long intermission. I arrived shortly after the second set had started and after […]

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Sarasota Chalk Festival: Fleeting Masterpieces in Florida

The streets of Sarasota were covered in chalk masterpieces from October 28-Nov 6, thanks to the Sarasota Chalk Festival. The event is free for artists and free for voyeurs — it’s designed to draw customers to local businesses. There was no shortage of talent here as artists (including full-time professional street painters) and musicians flocked […]

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