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Street Fans Exhibit - Ben Oakley

Fanciful Street Fans Exhibit in Greenwich, London

What do street art and fan making have in common? Usually, not much. But the Fan Museum in Greenwich London has merged the two distinct art forms with their current...

Dim Sum 101

Dim Sum 101: New Article for TOTI Media

Chances are big city dwellers, foodies and travelers have tried dim sum. But I am willing to bet that some of my countryfolk in the USA had not heard of...

Up&AtEm Travel Mystery Destination

Up&AtEm Travel Launches Mystery Destination Game

Do you miss the days of watching Carmen Sandiego? More importantly, do you miss the mystery of discovering where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? Well, I confess I’m no...

Filipino Foods - Platter

Scrumptious Filipino Foods with the Philippines Tourism Board

Filipino foods completely won me over during a 3-day trip to Manila and the Taal Volcano. During those72 hours, I happily downed chicken adobo on rice, halo-halo and fresh seafood...

Travel Pass Feature

Up&AtEm Travel Interview with Travel Pass Magazine

Up&AtEm Travel has recently been featured in the second edition of the newly launched Travel Pass magazine, a lifestyle magazine for travelers. The quarterly digital magazine serves to inspire those...

Tapas Day 2017

Tip Top Tapas on Spanish Tapas Day

An interesting cultural aspect of dining in Spain (aside from their incredibly late dinner times!) is sharing tapas. Tapas are small dishes, so a group will generally order several of...

Up&AtEm Travel on She Roams Solo

Up&AtEm Travel Interview on She Roams Solo

On International Women’s Day, She Roams Solo published an interview with freelance travel writer and Up&AtEm Travel founder, Alison Roberts-Tse, about solo female travel. The new website and online community,...

Liebster Award. Nominations

Up&AtEm Travel Liebster Award & Nominees

Thank you to Eva of Travel The Whole Wide World Receiving the Liebster Award nomination from Eva, blogger at Travel The Whole Wide World, was a wonderful honor during my...

Vibrant Pride Festival Photos

A whirlwind of rainbows, showers of glitter, streams of bubbles and pulsating dance beats – what’s not to love? You can literally feel the love, joy and support emanating from...

Henley Royal Regatta Aboard the ‘Alaska’

“Oooh, I bet you’ll see loads of Toffs at the Henley Royal Regatta,” breathed my co-worker. Noticing my befuddlement she quickly added, “You know – rea-­llllllly rea-lllllly rich people in...

London Lumiere Festival

The free London Lumiere Festival premiered across the city of London from January 14 – 17. As the festival draws to a close, one of the trending Twitter hashtags is #LumiereLDN… with...

3 Festive Florida Events to Inspire the Holiday Spirit

Jetting out of the frigid Midwest to celebrate Christmas surrounded by palm trees may cause cognitive dissonance, but what Floridians lack in snow, they make up for in holiday spirit....

World Travel Market: London

A visit to the World Travel Market was the perfect remedy to the dismal daily global news that erupts into incendiary internet headlines and spews out of the TV.

London Travel Massive Party 2015

Networking: schmoozing, boozing and self-promotion, all while ingratiating the other party.  While I’ve been a brand ambassador for large spirits companies, I feel strange promoting myself at the London Travel Massive...

Travel Photography Tips from Matthew Williams-Ellis Seminar

Since my travel for budget is modest and vacation days are dwindling, I have resorted to second-hand experience of the other cultures via travel talks and museum or art exhibitions....

London’s West End Live 2015

The ultimate fan girls and boys arrived at 6:00 AM to queue for London West End Live 2015, a free weekend of acts from different West End shows. The spectators poured into...

Fort Myers Beach Sand Sculpting Championship

The Fort Myers Beach Sand Sculpting Championship held in Fort Myers Beach, Florida is essentially an oceanside art exhibit with live demonstrations. The 28th Annual American Sand Sculpting competition included...

Open House London 2014

Open House London began in 1992 with the aim to “promote public awareness and appreciation for the capital’s building design and architecture [and to] open up London’s splendid buildings to...