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SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY

southern hospitalityEight years ago I came to America as an exchange student and spent a year living in Houston. It was one of those experiences that change your whole life, and ever since then, Texas has always held a special place in my heart. Before moving back to New York last summer we had a great time visiting my host family in Houston and Austin, and so we decided to go back to Texas this year.… MORE

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ARIZONA DREAM

arizona dreamWe left Los Angeles and drove through the beautiful Arizona desert for many hours before finally arriving to Sedona. I haven’t heard anything about this small town until recently, but when we first drove into Sedona, I was so overwhelmed by its beauty and thought to myself that I could spend weeks there exploring red rock trails and enjoying the gorgeous mountain views.… MORE

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CITY OF ANGELS

city of angelsThere are some cities you love at first sight, but Los Angeles is not one of them. When I visited it for the first time I hated it, I really did. I thought that I would never come back, but I was wrong. Five years later I returned to the City of Angels and fell in love with it.… MORE

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS

great expectationsThe summer after my sophomore year of college I spent a month traveling across America with my friend. We stayed in New York for a couple of weeks and then flew to the West Coast. That was my first time in California, and it wasn’t love at first sight. I did like San Diego though, and ever since then, I’ve always wanted to come back.… MORE

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BIG SUR

big surI’ve wanted to visit Big Sur for a long time. And so after leaving Santa Cruz, we knew exactly where to go next. Spending just a few hours there didn’t seem right, and we stayed in Monterey for a couple of days. California is an incredibly diverse and beautiful state, and honestly, I’ve never seen anything quite like Big Sur before.… MORE

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THE LOCALS

the localsWe’ve been fortunate enough to meet many interesting people and make good friends during the past few months. People from different cultures, religions, backgrounds; world travelers who left the comfort of their homes to explore different continents, and those who spent years serving in Peace Corps in developing countries; people who shared their stories and knowledge with us, and those who restored our faith in humanity.… MORE

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