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Inspiration

Welcome to Friday! We’ve come across some great events going on this weekend around the San Francisco Bay Area (and a little further south), and some interesting stuff on the internet. Let’s see what’s brewing! (Get it, brewing? See the photo below…) Local Events Oktoberfest by the Bay: Even though we couldn’t make it to […]

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Reflecting on last week’s Moral of the Story post, I realized last weekend was not an anomaly; there are always tons of cool events going on around the SF Bay Area! So I’ve decided I’m going to include interesting local events in each Friday post. Here we go: Local Events Tonight at 7PM: On the […]

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We all know travel can change lives, but we rarely think about the impact we have on those we visit (unless, of course, we’re stealing pierogi from them…). To set the stage for this story, you need to know that last weekend I stayed in my first yurt. This therapy studio-turned-weekend-vacation-rental in Mendocino, 3 hours […]

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This whole week, all I’ve been hearing about are these different events going on around the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend. It must be a side effect of Post-Labor-Day-Syndrome — you know, when you realize summer is for sure over and now it’s time to get back to business? So consider this weekend your […]

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Harvest Festivals are in full swing all over California wine country, with many vineyards offering visitors a piece of the action. All you need to do is take off your shoes, roll up your pants, and…well…you get the idea: Grape stomping (also known as foot treading) is possibly the most fun one can have around […]

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Welcome to Friday, September 3rd — the Friday before Labor Day weekend. I bet you’re just sitting at work, watching the hours go by until it’s an acceptable time to cut out early and let the labor-less madness begin! We completely understand. So since you’re not doing much work anyways, check out some of the […]

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Welcome to the third edition of our weekly round-up of interesting stuff across the WWW! Here’s what we found this week: Say hello to the Hello Wall in London. Part of a non-profit art organization that transforms vacant buildings into exciting art exhibits, the Hello Wall lets you interact with it via Twitter. Just tweet […]

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The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world, and it’s rumored to be the most photographed event in the world. I can certainly see why. Growing up in Albuquerque, my family attended the festival every year. The big draw for us was Mass Ascension, when the pre-dawn air […]

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TGIF! Welcome to the second edition of our weekly round-up of interesting stuff we’ve come across on the internet. First up is Cinque Terre in the Italian Riveria (above). Everywhere we go on the internet, we’re constantly reminded of how beautiful and magical Cinque Terre is, such as this post on A Cup of Jo. […]

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We’re starting a Friday tradition where we post links of interest from around the Internet. That way, even if your only vacation this week is Saturday and Sunday, you can still explore and get inspired. A popular tweet from this week was about The Vacation Gals’ tips for doing a home exchange. One bit of […]

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When you go on vacation, do you like to hole up in paradise, or spend your time exploring every last corner of a new city? I’m always torn. I want to be the sort of person who looks at natural beauty and thinks deep, introspective thoughts. But when it comes down to it, I always […]

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