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Living and working in Switzerland – I remember my homeland, Georgia, by occasionally attempting to fry chicken. I’m passionate about collecting funky socks and never leave home without a tube of red lipstick.

All articles from Lena

Thanksgiving for beginners
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Thanksgiving – celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November – is the most wonderful time of the yea...

Talk like an American: The essentials
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Since living abroad, I’ve learned that there are a few words and phrases that only American English ...

An all-American game: Baseball explained
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Baseball season is in full swing (pun intended) – and there’s nothing quite like a hot summer night ...

We’re letting you in on Tokyo’s best kept secret
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Nestled in the middle of Shibuya’s towering skyscrapers, neon signs and bustling commuters lies Nonb...

5 hidden gems in Washington D.C.
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From the Lincoln Memorial to the White House – there are loads landmarks and cultural sites in Washi...

Talk like an American: 6 words you have to know
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People from around the world have chased their dreams to America. From the towering skyscrapers of N...

You haven’t lived until you try these Southern dishes
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Comfort food is a way of life South of the Mason-Dixon line, where vegetables are fried, tea is swee...

Like a Local: Southern Talk
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You can sit on front porches, sip sweet tea and eat fried chicken all day long but an authentic expe...

Road trip essentials (Don’t hit the road without us)
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If there’s one thing that the Land of the Free does best after doughnuts and bulk sizes, it’s road t...

A tapas experience in beautiful Barcelona
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What is it that makes these tiny meals so delicious? Maybe it’s choosing more than one thing from th...