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An Excursion to England’s Lake District

The following is a guest post from contributor Max Richardson and does not reflect the views or experiences of either Chandra or Dave I woke up on the decent to London’s Heathrow Airport. I had six days to spend in England, and too much to do. London is somewhat of a home away from home […]

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My 10 Most Memorable Meals while Traveling

Food is always a big part of travel. After all, what you are eating is often defined by where you are and the experience of eating it is often one of the most memorable parts of being there.  Below are 10 of the most memorable meals I’ve enjoyed while traveling. Be prepared because this list […]

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REVIEW: Turkish Airlines Economy Class

I recently had the opportunity to fly on Turkish Airways to get myself to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. I typically don’t write airline reviews but this is the third major international trip I’ve used Turkish for and they’ve been pretty great. I felt I owed it to them to highlight some of the […]

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A Day Trip from Lisbon: Sintra, Portugal

Despite the fact that our trip to Lisbon, Portugal was only for a long weekend, it is always nice to get out of the city! Portugal, and Europe in general, has the distinct advantage of being quite small and packing in lots of history, architecture and landscapes into a tiny geographic area. Just 30 minutes […]

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Is Sochi the Future of Airport Security?

There’s no question that the organizers of the 2014 Winter Olympics did an amazing job with security here in Sochi. There are technologies and protocols in use here that I have never seen anywhere before. Although they can sometimes be irritating, it strikes me that this may also be a preview of what’s to come. […]

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Sochi First Look: Rosa Khutor

I’ve been here in Sochi for several weeks now working at the Olympics and in that time Rosa Khutor has definitely become my favorite area to spend time. It’s hard to define what Rosa Khutor is exactly. I suppose it’s a town, but it’s so small I’m not sure it even qualifies. It’s more of […]

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Sochi First Look: Mountain Cluster

The 2014 Sochi Winter Games are here and I’m on the ground in Sochi having a great time. If you missed it, I’m here working for the Organizing Committee through February and am super excited to play a small role in these Games. Sochi is being called “the most compact Winter Games ever” but there are still […]

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Sochi First Look: Coastal Cluster

The 2014 Sochi Winter Games are about to kick off and I’ve been here on the ground in Sochi since last week. If you missed it, I’m here working for the Organizing Committee through February and am super excited to play a small role in these Games. Sochi is being called “the most compact Winter […]

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