TRAVEL

New Orleans: What We Ate

Part of what makes up the myth of New Orleans is its cuisine, so food was very much on our itinerary. I know that a place is more than just the few dishes that it is most known for, but since this was our first time, we wanted to try a bit of what we […]

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New Orleans: Cemetery and Garden District Tours

Part of New Orleans’ charm and lore is its relationship with the dead. Its cemeteries have become tourist spots themselves, and have been featured in movies, TV shows, and a surprising amount of music videos. Because of the big volume of tourists and later, the large incidents of vandalism, tourists are only allowed in the […]

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New Orleans: The French Quarter

I have always wanted to visit New Orleans. The city has inspired so many books, movies, and TV shows. Interview with the Vampire. America Horror Story: Coven. And one of my favorite films, Undercover Blues. I went with my friend L. We hadn’t seen each other since college, but had kept in touch on social […]

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TRUE WEIRD

True Weird: Supernatural Stories from Villa Escudero

If you grew up in Manila the 70s and 80s, Villa Escudero was the place for family vacations. And now, decades later, the resort still hasn’t lost its charm. Highlights included (and still includes) rides in hydraulic carts pulled by carabaos with flowers on their horns, as well as dining at the foot of a […]

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