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Claire Bullen

Globetrotter, chowhound, travel writer for Hg2 | A Hedonist’s guide to... and contributor to Cheapflights Travel Blogs.
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Quirky Halloween traditions around the world

Quirky Halloween traditions around the world

In honor of this spooky time of year, we’ve selected a few of our favorite quirky Halloween traditions around the world.
Claire Bullen
Cities with (holiday) spirit: Christmas shopping hot spots

Cities with (holiday) spirit: Christmas shopping hot spots

Give yourself the gift of a short shopping break in one of these eight cities.
Claire Bullen
Vending machines you never knew existed

Vending machines you never knew existed

Vending machines: good for between-meeting food cravings and late night snack attacks, but not normally very exciting. Between the candy,...
Claire Bullen
Best places to go panning for gold

Best places to go panning for gold

We all fantasize about striking it rich, whether by turning up a winning lottery ticket or mysteriously finding misplaced envelopes...
Claire Bullen
America’s most exciting gypsy brewers

America’s most exciting gypsy brewers

It seems logical that brewers would make beer at their own breweries. Right? Well, not always. In the past few...
Claire Bullen
America’s top 10 grilled cheese sandwiches

America’s top 10 grilled cheese sandwiches

Grilled cheese is comforting perfection in only two or three ingredients. There are few things more satisfying than a ridiculously...
Claire Bullen
10 things you didn’t know about mythical creatures

10 things you didn’t know about mythical creatures

Though many of us were first introduced to mythology through Disney movies, the real myths have longer and more complex...
Claire Bullen
5 bookstores that don’t look like bookstores

5 bookstores that don’t look like bookstores

From stores set within old theaters and churches to one shop that floats, these five bookstores are as unusual as they come.
Claire Bullen
10 lakes that look like oceans

10 lakes that look like oceans

Forget taking a trip to the seaside, why not head to one of the world’s 10 largest lakes instead?
Claire Bullen