Shakespeare in Detroit

Last weekend I headed over to New Center Park for an open air performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet – and I was totally blown away by how great it was! It was put on by Shakespeare In Detroit, a non-profit organisation that dedicates itself to making the arts accessible for everyone. The performances are totally free – which is so awesome. They…
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Best Places for Live Music in Detroit

Electronic, Motown, Rap, and everything in between – if there’s one thing Detroit does well it’s music! We may not market ourselves well, but Detroit was and continues to be a home for musical innovation, with far reaching influences around the world. Today I’m sharing seven of my tried and true places where I’m guaranteed a good night of the best…
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Los Angeles: Mulholland to Malibu

I had a lot of distinctly mediocre tacos while I was in Los Angeles. By the end of the trip I was actually kind of mopey, having visited a lot of the buzziest places in town only to be disappointed by everything but the decor. Being the great friend she is, Kamilla arranged for her friend to pick us up and take…
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Los Angeles: Afternoon at LACMA

I knew Los Angeles was a city of creatives, but outside of the film industry it was never somewhere I’d associated as a destination for fine arts. Boy, was I ever wrong! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, or LACMA for short, is a sprawling complex made up of a dozen different buildings, perfectly manicured lawns, swanky restaurants, and…
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Los Angeles: Hiking the Hollywood Hills

The morning was gorgeous. Bright shining sun, blue skies, and crisp air without even a hint of smog. After a leisurely breakfast on the roof, Kamilla and I decided to make the most of it with a hike through the Hollywood Hills. We had an Uber take us to the other end of Griffith Park so we wouldn’t have to double back…
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