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I'm a hyperactive mermaid and you can usually find me in the water, in a bookstore (when I've dried off), at a movie theater (also dry), or traveling around the Middle East (definitely dry). I've lived in Spain, Turkey and Lebanon, and now call Switzerland my home. Find me on Twitter at @patrbertran.

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10 best books to learn English with
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Everyone may be on their smartphones all day every day nowadays, but there’s something uniquely char...

10 reasons to visit Toronto
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I could have never imagined I’d fall so hard for a city. As I was packing my bags to visit a friend ...

Top New York film sites you have to visit
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Last month, I finally visited New York. It was a dream come true. And while I had some old friends I...

5 ways traveling changes your concept of “home”
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Do you know what the traveler’s most feared question is? “Where are you from?” Yep, seems fairly com...

Tourist undercover – how to blend in in Barcelona
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With breathtaking architecture, fantastic gastronomy, and the world’s best soccer team, Barcelona ha...