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Lebanon Company
December 01, 2015

The Clever Carrot

This is what The Clever Carrot is cooking right now: Grilled pork tenderloin with sweet onions and peach vinaigrette. It's like she looked into our minds and saw just what our summer mouth's wanted to eat.

Lebanon Company
November 03, 2015

HOW TO GAIN THE SUPPORT OF YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY

It’s easier to prove your abilities if it’s not the first time you’ll be out there traveling by yourself. Have you ever done anything brave completely on your own, such as moving to a new town where you didn’t know anyone, studying abroad, or a taking trip by yourself? Point to those past successes as proof that you’re capable of doing it again. If you never have done something like that, then take a baby trip first. It doesn’t have to be anything big. It can just be a long weeken

Lebanon Company
November 03, 2015

CONQUERING MOUNTAINS: THE GUIDE TO FEARLESS SOLO FEMALE TRAVEL

When I first decided to travel the world alone several years ago, I was just like many of you — nervous, scared, and unsure if I was going to make it out alive. People worried I would end up like characters in the movie Taken, raped, or worse. “It’s a dangerous world. Haven’t you seen the news?” they would say to me. Their fears and doubts were infectious. I was so scared and worried by their comments that it took me a full year to execute my plan, beginning with a one-way ticket

Lebanon Company
November 03, 2015

HOW TO TRAVEL SWITZERLAND ON A BUDGET

Switzerland conjures up many images. On one side, there are majestic mountains, delicious fondue and chocolate, big banks sheltering people’s money, precision watches, and an orderly society. On the other, heart attack–inducing prices: $8 USD coffee or beer?! $50 steaks?! A $15 menu at McDonald’s?! $35-40 hostel beds?! WTH! Switzerland is rated the most expensive country in the world to visit, with Geneva and Zurich being two of the ten most expensive cities to live in. And because i

Lebanon Company
November 03, 2015

Off Broadway, Women Lag in Design Jobs

It is well known in the theater world that female playwrights are rarely produced on Broadway, and that female directors are doing only slightly better. A new study suggests that beyond Broadway the picture is somewhat less dire. Last season 40 percent of the plays at leading Off Broadway and Off Off Broadway theaters were directed by women, and 29 percent were written by women. But women’s progress varies widely when a broader range of theater jobs is considered. At the theaters studied

Lebanon Company
November 03, 2015

Artist Profile: Jacob Ovgren

Nice feature on the unabashedly immature work of Swedish artist and skater, Jacob Ovgren, who designs for one of my favourite skate brands, Polar. The video is part of The LB Project’s series promoting art and skateboarding. Check out the interview and more from The LB Project below!

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