mandarin oriental miami beach view

This winter, my family decided to take a vacation to Florida to escape the cold. Growing up in Kansas and spending the last 3 winters in Paris, I had no idea what clothes to pack for Miami during the winter. In Paris it often rains or lightly snows, and in Kansas it’s always snowing. On average the temperature in Miami during the winter is between 65 degrees F and 76 degrees. Miami is right on the water, and you never know if it’s going to be colder because of the wind chill especially at night. During our stay in Miami, we experienced partly sunny skies and temperatures in the low 70s.

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guide to your sweaters this winter

With the temperatures dropping rapidly, it’s officially time to pull those sweaters out of your closet. I’ve always been a big sweater person, I love how they are comfy and you can easily layer them. I’m counting down the top 5 sweaters you need to get you through the winter season this year.

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what to wear in paris when it rains

Dressing for the rainy season in Paris can often be tricky, especially if you are trying to look chic while avoiding getting wet from the rain. Many people don’t realize this, but it rains quite a bit in France. On average it rains 162 days a year! Before I moved here, I never realized how often it rained. Even when you search for photos of Paris, you will rarely see one with rain.

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history of the temple bar

Dublin is famous for its pubs; easily the most famous pub is The Temple Bar attracting 3.5 million visitors annually. You’ve probably heard of the bar or at least The Temple Bar Area. The Temple Bar, established in 1840, houses all types of alcohol including beer, liquor, and over 450 different kinds of rare whiskeys making this Ireland’s largest whiskey collection. Due to the popularity surrounding The Temple Bar, determining the best times to go can be tricky if you want to get a good seat (especially if you want a view of the live band).

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