Spaghetti Ice Cream Exists and it’s freakin delicious

“Wait, what?!? Spaghettieis (Spaghetti ice cream)? What the hell is that?” “Just wait for it,” said Michael with a mischievous grin on his face. We were in Cologne and we stopped by one of the ice cream shops to have some ice cream. The shop was packed with people mostly sitting outside enjoying the sun […]

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My Scuba Story + Diving in Europe on Ponza Island, Italy

  I am scared of bodies of water. It doesn’t look like it but I am really scared of the sea and the ocean. I almost drowned in Perhentian Islands, Malaysia when I was snorkeling there. I was 23. I did not know how to swim. I was too excited. On our third pit stop, […]

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Win $300 from East Dane to stay stylish on your travels

  To celebrate the day when I first set foot in my dream continent and start my adventures of a lifetime that lead me to where I am now, I am giving away $300 worth of shopping moolah from East Dane to my readers and subscribers. That day was August 23, 2009. Tomorrow I will […]

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Summer in Saimaa: An Outdoors Finland Adventure

I’ve always bemoaned the fact that I have traveled to Finland twice and both trips were during the winter. I wanted to travel in Finland in the summer when the days are long and the landscape is not covered in snow. You know me, I love Scandinavia. Or the Nordics. Whatever you want to call […]

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Hipstagramming U x U Festival in Umeå, Sweden

  What if YOU can actually determine how long a music festival will be? What if YOU can be a co-founder of a music festival? What if YOU can be an essential part of new kind of music festival? With U x U Festival (pronounced as You by you Festival), there are no what ifs. […]

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3 Restaurants with Ridiculous Views (and Luscious Food) on Ponza Island, Italy

I have a new favorite island. It’s in Italy. And it’s not Sardinia. Or Capri. Or Sicily. It’s called Ponza Island. I wanna live there in the summer. OK fayyyyynnn I kind of say this to all the places I visit 63% of the time. But really, I DO. Some of my most vivid memories of […]

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