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Talk to a Dubliner: Three memorable conversationsA three day Travel Blogger conferencein Dublin, and ironically I’d only seen this city from inside…View Post

Talk to a Dubliner: Three memorable conversations

A three day Travel Blogger conferencein Dublin, and ironically I’d only seen this city from inside…

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A grand don’t come for free, but if you can leave the country and get back and spend around that, it’s a pretty good deal. Where to? Well, our travel-sized travel guide Sarahlynn Pablo joined the AMp hosts Brian Babylon and Molly Adams this morning as she picked out some prime destinations for us, gave a lot of advice for finding cheap airfare and told us whether those vacation packages are really worth it. If you are interested in checking out Sarahlynn’s research on everything from international fares and best values to basic and smart traveling information, visit her blog!

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I won’t tell you how to help Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Yolanda survivors.I believe every charitable giving situation, and especially with this natural disaster, is a…View Post

I won’t tell you how to help Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Yolanda survivors.

I believe every charitable giving situation, and especially with this natural disaster, is a…

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Happening now at Rizal Center… I am overwhelmed with gratitude and love :) #yolandaph #bayanihan #pinoy #pride #love

Filipinos and those who love us volunteering to donate and pack/sort donated goods to relief efforts back home. CRYING.

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NextDayBetter: Creative and Tech Ways to Support Typhoon Haiyan | #YolandaPH Relief Efforts

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Below are creative ways you can help relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan/YolandaPH as a digital humanitarian.

  1. Bangon Philippines Learn about the needs of each affected area with this information crowdsourcing tool so that you can make informed decision regarding your giving.
  2. Disaster…

We Want Mo’ Momos! A Diwali celebration with Nepali street food

“Any other food today is going to be such a disappointment.” – co-worker after eating Gita’s Momo Kitchen sample.

Last week, friend Ravi Grover messaged me on Facebook about the new catering business he and his wife Gita started, and did I want to try…

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Sea grapes, seaweed, green caviar - ar-arosep! [sponsored]

Sea grapes, seaweed, green caviar - ar-arosep! #filipino #food

‘Susmariosep, naimas ti ar-arosep!!

Jesusmaryjoseph, sea grapes are delicious!!

Hey – it rhymes in Ilocano.

My mom particularly likes to eat this seaweed. I realize, as I write this, I get my love of food from her.

What are sea grapes? Arosep, sea grapes, green caviar, Philippines

Arosep, sea…

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What Lea Salonga Thinks of Don’t Buy Miss Saigon #missedsaigon #asianamericaView Post

What Lea Salonga Thinks of Don’t Buy Miss Saigon #missedsaigon #asianamerica

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This is Samantha Irby. Reading her blog made me believe again that writing has real power. Do yourself a favor and read bitchesgottaeat.com. All the posts. Then order yourself a copy of MEATY. You will thank me.  (at The Silver Room)

This is Samantha Irby. Reading her blog made me believe again that writing has real power. Do yourself a favor and read bitchesgottaeat.com. All the posts. Then order yourself a copy of MEATY. You will thank me. (at The Silver Room)

Rizal Shrine day trip: Consul General Lim takes us to school on Philippines History [sponsored]

Manila, July 10.

Sixteen buses carrying five hundred delegates were in the convoy. Ten buses were to go to Calamba, the boyhood home and shrine to Dr. Jose Rizal, and six were traveling to Kawit. Kawit is the hometown of General Emilio Aguinaldoand…

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Should (Street) Art Last Forever? Graffiti and the Tour Paris 13 project, October 1 - 31, 2013

Should (Street) Art Last Forever? Graffiti and the Tour Paris 13 project, October 1 - 31, 2013 ONLY

October 6, Dublin.

On a night photography walk with Dusk2Dawn Tours, we approached the former studio of U2, Windmill Lane.

Said Chris of Amateur Traveler, “The rule of tagging, we learned, is that you’re not supposed to put your tag over someone else’s,…

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Rediscovering Filipino History, Manila’s Museums [sponsored]

Author’s Note: This is a much #laterpost, to borrow Twitter parlance, but hey — it’s October and week three of Filipino American History Month. Officially. To me, it’s always Fil Am History Month. To check out the many events in the city and suburbs,…

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Foodies Fleeced! More to the Crab & Craft Beer ScamEarlier this week I was happy to again join The Morning Ampwith Molly Adams and Ernest Wilkins,…View Post

Foodies Fleeced! More to the Crab & Craft Beer Scam

Earlier this week I was happy to again join The Morning Ampwith Molly Adams and Ernest Wilkins,…

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"Paris is always a good idea." - Audrey Hepburn #travel  (at Montmartre)

"Paris is always a good idea." - Audrey Hepburn #travel (at Montmartre)

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The guy’s a genius. Roy Lichtenstein is much more than comic strips. Most of these works - first complete retrospective in France - were private collection, I noticed. #art (at Exposition Roy Lichtenstein)

The guy’s a genius. Roy Lichtenstein is much more than comic strips. Most of these works - first complete retrospective in France - were private collection, I noticed. #art (at Exposition Roy Lichtenstein)