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  • Washington D.C. Travel Diary | Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington D.C. | Bexpeditions.com

Washington D.C.: The Fairmont & Georgia Brown’s, Diary

Lukas and I arrived in Washington D.C.! After a short plane, long train and what felt like an oddly long cab ride through the city, we entered our home away from home at the Fairmont Washington D.C. I always thought of Fairmont’s as being quite traditional in taste but this one had very modern features, especially in its lounge areas. It felt like a breath of fresh air walking in, a zen feeling from within. You…
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  • Diary: Ice Cream & Antiques in Gloucester, Massachusetts | Bexpeditions.com

Diary: Ice Cream & Antiques in Gloucester, Massachusetts

This past weekend has been such a whirlwind of unexpected events. The biggest one was the fact that Lukas surprised me early!! He kept telling me that he was arriving on Saturday and that he would be in Berlin on Friday for a meeting. I had a photo shoot scheduled Friday morning and right as I woke up I checked in with him as usual. He sent a smiling photo of himself and on my…
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Meet the Locals: SIFT Bake Shop Owner & Pastry Chef, Adam Young

Tuesday, 7:03 A.M. — I walked into SIFT Bake Shop Mystic for the second time in the past 24 hours, a few steps off of Main Street in Mystic, Connecticut. I had my eye on one of those flaky ham & cheese croissants I’ve been dreaming about since yesterday morning, a hot coffee and a chat with the owner and chef Adam Young. We touched on many topics including why and how he got into pastry, why he chose Mystic, our shared love for New Orleans, appearing on Food Network and what’s to…

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My Midtown Manhattan Brunches

Just a quick update & another round of NYC photographs. Taking a look back on all my New York photos now and I realized my food photographs shared a common theme: breakfast/brunch. It would explain the additional two pounds I gained since I returned, aha. I guess it’s something about New York diner/restaurant culture that now makes it possible to have waffles whenever you want and brunch is served 7 days a week. It’s no…
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Little Black Book: 6 Places For Foodies In New Orleans, Louisiana

What Paris is for lovers, New Orleans is for foodies. There is no better place to indulge than New Orleans! Fried catfish and beans? Yes, please! Crawfish beignets? Don’t mind if I do. And every time I’m there my pledge to eat “healthy” goes to pits. It’s for good reason. Promise. It’s the only time I don’t even feel the least bit guilty about it. Where else can you get this stuff!? My father has…
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Experience Louisiana: Whitney Slave Plantation

Last month during our Louisiana trip we spent an afternoon about an hour outside of New Orleans to experience a slave plantation in Wallace, Louisiana. The Whitney Plantation was built by African slaves and opened up as a museum a couple years ago to share the lives and stories of the slaves who were on the plantation and throughout the South. It was a very moving experience and one of the first times I have…
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Sunny St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans Sightseeing

One of my favorite things to do in New Orleans on a good day is to escape the craziness of the French Quarter, go uptown and stroll along St. Charles Avenue. Also known as “The Jewel of America’s Grand Avenues”.  I highly recommend it to those who really want to visit New Orleans but don’t want to get in all the crazy party happenings that they think the city only has to offer. A QUIETER…
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Photo Diary: New Orleans French Quarter

“There are a lot of places I like, but I like New Orleans better. There’s a thousand different angles at any moment. At any time you could run into a ritual honoring some vaguely known queen. Bluebloods, titled persons like crazy drunks, lean weakly against the walls and drag themselves through the gutter. Even they seem to have insights you might want to listen to. No action seems inappropriate here. The city is one very…
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Lady In Red: Our Picture Perfect Day In Vienna!

I AM SO EXCITED to finally share this with you! I’ve shared parts of it here and there but this is the first time I’m actually talking about this photo shoot and sharing a real collection of them. You’ll notice my sidebar portrait was from this shoot! Lukas and I love having our photo taken (which is funny to me now because I used to HATE it. All of my elementary school photos look like…
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