Author Archives | Kathleen Horgan

Road To Russia

Earlier this year, I had the amazing opportunity to visit Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Before heading to Sochi, I explored Moscow and St. Petersburg. Moscow was a bustling hub of activity and St. Petersburg was a magical winter wonderland. Closing my journey in Sochi at the Olympics was a dream come true. However, the welcoming, kind Russian citizens were the highlight of my trip—helping to make every moment memorable and carefree.

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Travel Tips and Tricks: Rome

I’m no Rick Steves, but having a best friend with a Masters in Latin who has traveled to Italy more times than I can count certainly helped with my summer trip to Italy. Below are a few tips and tricks that will help you make the most out of your trip to Rome:

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Travel Tunes: Roam Around The World

Later this week I will be kicking off a 10-day Italian adventure with some friends. With less than 48 hours till my departure, our hotels are booked, my bags are (mostly) packed, and my passport is eagerly awaiting its new stamp. There’s one final item on my to-do list: create a travel playlist. For me, […]

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The Package Tour: Review

Last week I attended a concert that I have been waiting over twenty years for. Yes, my friends, I’m talking about The Package Tour featuring New Kids on the Block, 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men.

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A Daughter’s Journey

Growing up my Mum always said we would travel to Ireland together when I graduated from college. She traveled to Ireland when she graduated from high school and wanted to share the experience with me once I completed my undergraduate degree.

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Countdown to Sochi 2014

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games are one year away, and host city Sochi, Russia is scrambling to complete construction on event facilities in time for the Games. Though competition starts on Thursday, February 6, the Games will officially kick off with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, February 7 with the competition coming to a close […]

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Kathleen’s Top Albums of 2012

5. Mumford & Sons – Babel Following the success of 2009’s Sigh No More, Mumford & Sons didn’t fall to the curse of the sophomore slump. While the album wasn’t particularly innovative or experimental, indie-folk Babel showcased speedy banjo-plucking, feverish mandolin, and haunting cello. Is this album the greatest album of the year? No, but it’s a […]

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Broadway Baby Visits London’s West End

During the months of July and August I was fortunate enough to travel to London for the 2012 Olympic Games. As if attending several Olympic events wasn’t enough, I was able to see two shows in London’s famed West End district. For a Broadway junkie like me, this was the icing on my European-adventure cake.

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Book Review: Emily Giffin’s “Where We Belong” with Exclusive Clip

I recently received an Advance Reading Copy (ARC) of Emily Giffin’s latest novel Where We Belong. Popular Atlanta-based chick lit author Emily Giffin has penned five blockbuster novels including Something Borrowed and Something Blue. Giffin’s Something Borrowed garnered enough success and attention that the novel was adapted to film last summer starring Kate Hudson, John Krasinski, and Ginnifer Goodwin.

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Aziz Ansari: Buried Alive

Last month I caught the first of two sold-out Aziz Ansari shows in Atlanta. Following Louis C.K.’s model, Ansari recently began self-distributing his Dangerously Delicious comedy special for $5 a download. For his current Buried Alive tour, Ansari performed over an hour of new material including an encore. While hisIntimate Moments for a Sensual Evening and Dangerously Delicious tours and comedy specials were […]

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