Character Map

For my final project for one of my graduate school courses, I made my own Google Map featuring places in Vienna, Venice, and London, as seen in the films The Third Man (1949), Before Sunrise (1995), Summertime (1955), Wings of the Dove (1997), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), and Peeping Tom (1960). I hope this helps display how important place can be to a film, and how people seek out places because they have seen them in films.

Best Film, Booze, and Travel Podcasts

I love podcasts. I often subscribe to any I hear about that appeal to me; I just want them all!!

Since there are so many podcasts out there on every possible subject, I thought I would distill some of my favorites for what I truly believe are THE STUFF THAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF (see what I did there?): film, booze, and travel.

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My 10 Favorite Drinking Cities Around the World

I may have mentioned once or twice on this site that I enjoy a good drink every now and then. By 'now and then,' I mean every day. Just being honest. Since I've traveled a lot, I have not only enjoyed the beautiful sites of each place I've been to, but also the good drinks I've had. I enjoy delicious drinks in each place I visit, but I thought it would be good to narrow it down a little bit. I hope that anyone who reads this will be inspired to visit the cities listed, or if you're already planning on going to visit one of these places, now you know what your first drink should be, and where you should have it.

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Why I Don't Like Weekend Travel

In honor of the summer, a time when many New Yorkers are spending every weekend in the Hamptons or Fire Island (I am not one of those people), I thought this would be the perfect time to express a certain sentiment that is attached with summer, and really the rest of the year: I do NOT enjoy weekend travel. I never have. 

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