Top 10 New Restaurants in Boston: Coppersmith

best new restaurants in Boston Coppersmith

I was excited when I read about Coppersmith’s opening. But the more I read, the more wary I grew. Firstly, a restaurant should not advertise itself as ‘a foodie playground’; the community and critics should label it as such. And what of the fake food trucks fixed against the wall of the main dining room? We’ll get to that.

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Best New Cafes in Boston: Gracenote

Best new cafes in Boston, Gracenote

It has been a tiring search. Good coffee in Boston is hard to find, and I was feeling a little defeated. There are plenty of cafes that serve above-average bean, but the third wave coffee scene hasn’t quite infiltrated Boston yet. I haven’t see the passion or the innovation I saw in Berlin. Until now.

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A Day in the CT Woods.

rustic barn wedding Connecticut woods

This day was lovely. The weather was delightful, the mood was calm, and the food was fantastic. Everyone was happy.

The entire family was great to us; thank you for abiding by our unconventional requests — you helped make this day perfect. Thank you also to the lovely owners of Chatfield Hollow Bed and Breakfast — your magical forest hideaway swept us off our feet.

For our closest family and friends, here is a photo gallery holding some of our special moments.

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Lost in Translation: How to Learn a Foreign Language.

Graffiti in Berlin

It makes me feel lazy. I’m sitting in a room with 15 other Internationals and I’m the only one limited to one language. They’re communicating with me in English, their third or fourth language, and I don’t even have the option to sift through several vocabularies looking for the right word to use; I’m limited to one and I feel like the laziest person in the world. Continue reading

A Weekend in Munich.

Bald Neue coffee in Munich

Our trip to Munich turned out a little different to what we had originally planned. Instead of four seats on the train we only needed two. The news of their involuntary un-attendance came like a blow to the face. We were sad and they were sad; it was the worst of times. Nevertheless, Joe and I still had a wonderful time in Munich, even though only half the amount of steins and pretzels were consumed.

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