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Tuesday December 17th, 2013

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Ottawa, Canada City Guide {UPDATE}

Ottawa, Canada City Guide {UPDATE}

Today’s Ottawa City Guide come to us from Krista Leben, the founder of Urban Craft Market, Ottawa’s Craft Bash, and urbanite jewelry. Krista is an American expat who has been bouncing around the globe since 2007 until she finally landed in Ottawa in the fall of 2009. She loves calling Canada’s capital her home, and can’t wait…

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Tuesday December 10th, 2013

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Saskatoon, Canada City Guide

Today’s Saskatoon city guide comes from April Hiebert, Robyn Robertson and Mark Sin, all designers and members of a Saskatchewan based design collaborative called OPEN. Over the past three and a half years, they have grown to know as well as rediscover their favorite pieces and parts of Saskatoon. When they aren’t busy working on…

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Tuesday November 26th, 2013

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Best of Winter Travel City Guides

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It may not be the official start of the winter season yet, but I’m craving some sub-zero temps and snowfall out west. In order to get into the wintery spirit, I’ve gathered a list of favorite winter spots city guides for you to use on any upcoming travel you’ve got planned.  All of these destinations…

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Tuesday November 12th, 2013

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philadelphia guide {UPDATE}

philadelphia guide {UPDATE}

Today’s Philadelphia City Guide Update comes to us from Sarah Stone, a graphic designer and blogger living in Philadelphia with her young family. While waiting for their old Philly row home renovation to be completed, Sarah and her husband Sean lived in several Philadelphia neighborhoods. They are now happy to call Northern Liberties home, and…

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Tuesday November 5th, 2013

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Oslo, Norway City Guide

Oslo City Guide

Today’s Oslo, Norway City Guide comes to us from Frankie Elmquist, an American architect and interior designer living in Oslo with her small family and two giant Norwegian Forest Cats. Originally hailing from Portland ME and Brooklyn, Frankie is an intrepid traveler and seeker of design, art and culture and is happy to call Oslo…

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Tuesday October 29th, 2013

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Bayfield, WI City Guide

Today’s Bayfield, WI City Guide comes to us from Juli Anne Patty, a freelance writer who spent many summers writing in the northern woods of Wisconsin, spending as much time in Bayfield as she could justify. For the moment, she lives in Jackson Hole and travels (even when she can’t afford it), finding stories and…

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Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

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Tel Aviv, Israel City Guide

Today’s Tel Aviv City Guide comes to us from Sivan Askayo, a Tel Aviv native now living and working in New York as a travel photographer. Sivan has worked with such publicaitons as Travel+Leisure, Lonely Planet Traveller, AFAR, Marie Claire Italia, and today she shares some of her wonderful images and favorites of the coastal city…

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Tuesday October 15th, 2013

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Jersey City, NJ City Guide {UPDATE}

Jersey City, NJ City Guide {UPDATE}

Today’s Jersey City guide comes to us from Kristen Scalia of Kanibal Home.  As the owner of Kanibal Home, Kristen stocks the store with roatating collections of refurbished vintage furniture, found objects, new home décor, apparel and gift items. Kristen first fell in love with downtown Jersey City’s regal brownstones and quaint parks after moving to the…

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Tuesday October 8th, 2013

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Anchorage, AK City Guide

Today’s Anchorage, Alaska city guide comes to us from Sara Knowles. Sara was born and raised in Anchorage and has proudly witnessed the city blossom into a charming urban outpost in a state best known for its natural beauty. Sara left Alaska for college in New York before moving to Washington, DC to work as…

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Friday October 4th, 2013

Tuesday September 17th, 2013

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Newport, RI City Guide {UPDATE}

Newport, RI City Guide {UPDATE}

Today’s Newport, RI City Guide update comes to us from original guide writer, Andrea McHugh, the founder and editor of Newport Stylephile, Andrea visited Newport on whim and nested there soon after. Today, a decade later, she happily resides (and shops!) in the city-by-the-sea and today she is updating her detailed local’s guide to shopping,…

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Tuesday September 10th, 2013

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Edmonton, Alberta City Guide

Today’s Edmonton, Alberta City Guide comes to us from Amy Wowk, an intern architect who calls this prairie city, home. Amy was born and raised in Edmonton’s metropolitan area, and after leaving the city to study fine arts and then architecture in Calgary, Alberta and Barcelona, Spain, she has moved back home to fall in…

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Tuesday September 3rd, 2013

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Beaufort, SC City Guide

Today’s Beaufort, SC City Guide comes to us from Mallory Baches.  Ten years ago, Mallory, her husband, daughter, and French bulldog settled into the southern city of Beaufort and quickly fell for the charm of the sea islands. An urban designer and civic specialist, she is the founder and director of The Civic Hub, where she focuses…

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Tuesday August 13th, 2013

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Santa Cruz, CA City Guide

Today’s Santa Cruz City Guide comes to us from Christa Martin, editor of the fashion and beauty blog, The Penny Rose, and a freelance writer who has been published in O, The Oprah Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, and Dwell.com, among others. Christa is a long-time resident of Santa Cruz and today she shares an insider’s…

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Tuesday August 6th, 2013

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Nashville City Guide {UPDATE}

Nashville City Guide {UPDATE}

Today’s Nashville City Guide update comes to us from Elise Joseph, curator, blogger, stylist and creative consultant spending her time between Nashville, Tennessee and Los Angeles, California. Today Elise offers us an update to this southern city of music, delicious dining, and wonderful sights. Thanks Elise for this great update! –Stephanie Read the full guide after…

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Tuesday July 30th, 2013

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Prague City Guide

Today’s Prague City Guide comes to us from Countlan magazine editor, Sarah Lambersky.  Sarah was born in Toronto, Canada and caught the travel bug early on in life. She has had the opportunity to live in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, New York, Prague and currently resides in Copenhagen, Denmark where she is the editor of Countlan, a quarterly…

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Tuesday July 23rd, 2013

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Vancouver City Guide {UPDATE}

Vancouver City Guide {UPDATE}

Today’s City Guide comes to us from our Victoria, BC City Guide writer, Bonnie Wilson. Bonnie is the owner of the vintage furnishings store Gild & Co (recently opened on Vancouver’s West Side) and has lived in the Vancouver for five years sampling many of the cities neighborhoods, restaurants, shops and sites. Today she offers us a wonderful…

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Tuesday July 16th, 2013

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Aspen, CO City Guide {UPDATE}

Aspen, CO City Guide {UPDATE}

Photo by Jim Lawrence Today’s Aspen City Guide gets an update from part-time resident, Katie Shapiro. A public relations consultant and freelance writer for the likes of Departures Magazine, Denver’s 5280 Magazine and Curbed Ski, she stylishly splits her time between mountains and metropolis as principal of Katie Shapiro Media. She’s also the gal who…

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