Explaining Asian Glow to an Irishman

Explaining Asian Glow to an Irishman

One of the biggest perks about staying in hostels is that you meet people from all around the world. In Bordeaux, I met a whole cast of characters. The interesting about this hostel—Hostel 20—was that it hired backpackers from across the globe and offered them lodging in exchange for a few hours of work a week consisting of checking guests in and out, cleaning bathrooms, doing laundry, making sure guests didn’t get rowdy at night (which doesn’t work too well, to be honest) and taking turns making the nightly hostel supper.

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Your Grocery Guide to Paris

Your Grocery Guide to Paris

Real talk: your broke ass can‘t afford to eat in swanky French restaurants every meal (or even every day). Take deep breaths. That’s okay. In fact, it‘s more than okay: you’ll have a better food experience than the tourists who feel like they have to shell out for (mostly mediocre, tourist-trap) meals all the time. You‘re going to eat like a local: you’re going grocery shopping.

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Fashion Free in Paris

Fashion Free in Paris

The last time I was in Paris, I tried to go to the fashion show, but at the time it was on the 7th floor of the department store. Why was that a problem? Well, you see, I use a wheelchair, and while normally if I can’t get into a building by myself or with the help of friends I will enlist a handsome young man to help lift me to my heart’s desires...

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