Sarah E. Miller is a freelance writer, dabbler, and collaborator. She spends her days writing for various blogs, helping creative people expand their visions, and putting big ideas into action.
When I moved to Seattle 10 years ago, I was warned. They’d say, “People here are friendly but distant.” Or, “flaky and noncommittal”.
Frankly, I welcomed it. It was a sweet release of being an introvert. I wanted to buy my food items without a long conversation at the cash register. I wanted to avoid messy, complicated and confusing friendships. I didn’t want to be accountable for someone else. I was in my early 20s for chrissakes — I could barely take care...
San Sebastián, Madrid, Granada, Santiago de Chile
With over 470 million native speakers, the Spanish language is a powerful way to communicate. Spanish is one of the most spoken languages in the world, second only to Mandarin Chinese. However, learning Spanish has an advantage: Spanish spans over 23 different countries, while Mandarin is officially recognized by only three. Learning Spanish truly means connecting with people globally.
With roots in Latin, and several dialects in many differen...
Florence, Milan, Rome, Venice, Trieste
Millions of people travel to Italy just to hear one of the most beautiful languages ever spoken. Though Italian is considered a Romance language due to its ties to the Roman Empire, many people consider Italian a romantic language for other reasons. Classic operas are sung in Italian, and countless of people believe this is the official language of love.
With over 65 million native speakers, Italian is the third most spoken language in Europe. With Latin...
Berlin, Bielefeld, Bremen, Cologne, Frankfurt, Göttingen, Hamburg, Munich
The German language is often labeled as a very difficult language to learn. Although German is not a Romance language like some of its European neighbors, there are many benefits and unexpected surprises learning this seemingly challenging language. For instance, it’s not as difficult as you might think.
When we think of the German language, we may visualize long, complicated words. In fact, those words are often just t...
If you’re not born French, it’s likely you’d want to learn the language anyway. Though there are 80 million French native speakers, there is an estimated 274 million people that have learned French as a second language. What draws people to this beautiful Romance language? Learning it is just as enjoyable as speaking it fluently, and with the language you learn the French ways of life.
First and foremost, French is not spoken exclusively in France. The French language is...
Portland’s unofficial slogan is “Keep Portland Weird,” and Portland day use hotels create a mini retreat for one of the U.S.’ quirkiest cities.
Fascinating Places To Visit While Staying in a Portland Day Use Room
Book Heaven - Portland wouldn’t quite be the same without Powell’s City of Books, touted as the largest independent bookstore in the world. Go inside and you’ll find yourself immersed in neverending labyrinths of new and used books, nine color-coded rooms and 3,500 sections!
Seattle day use hotels offer a great jumping off point to an awe-inspiring vacation in the Pacific Northwest.
Compelling Things To Do While Staying in a Seattle Day Use Room
Tourist Friendly - Between riding the “Ducks” (an amphibious vehicle that goes through the city and lakes), ascending the iconic Space Needle and exploring the Pike Place Market — Seattle boasts plenty of attractions for quick and authentic experiences.
Endless History - Aptly named “Seattle’s original skyscraper,” enjoy ...
Serving up fresh and spicy dishes to the people of London, Chilango launched
in 2007 when founders Eric and Dave decided to take their love/addiction for Mexican cuisine to the next level. Ten years later, Chilango can now be found at 10 locations in London and on Oxford St in Manchester. The restaurant has won a host of awards and served burritos to tens of thousands of guests.
We feed happy customers across the UK - but we’ll let them do the talking:
Caterwings is your go-to online marketpl...
Summer is just around the corner, and that means outdoor concerts, warm evenings, refreshing beverages and fantastic food trucks. Los Angeles is home to some of the most innovative food trucks the west coast has ever seen. With all that delicious food, many food trucks need ice cold beverages to accompany it. Canned drinks just don’t cut it anymore, as many customers want exciting, eye-catching drinks to match their creative food options.
What kind of ice can help quench the thirst of food tr...
Top 10 Trendy Coffee Shops in Nashville and Why They are Awesome
It’s dinner time in the Music City and there’s no shortage of fantastic and vibrant places to sink your teeth into. Trying to impress a date? Take them to a place that has great ambience, perfect for getting to know each other. Feeling a little adventurous? Step out of your comfort zone and try fresh fusions or deluxe fare, finding things that you wouldn’t think pair well together (but totally do). As the day gets darker, Nashville comes alive, and so will your taste buds.
Honky Tonk Highway isn’t the only place that will sound like music to your ears. Nashville boasts some of the finest bars around. Each showcasing their own unique quirks and grade-A drink options, diving into the Nashville bar scene means you get to enjoy high-quality beverages with the locals. From sophisticated and traditional to ultra laid back, here are the top ten places you can find yourself indulging in a drink in Nashville.
Sometimes the chicken salad you made just doesn’t cut it. Don’t worry - in Nashville, there are lunch places that will blow your mind and end the boring lunch game forever. From cheap, delicious tacos to southern comfort food, you’ll be able to impress your boss or yourself over and over again. Here are the top ten places to get an amazing lunch in the city.