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A Decade Down | Ten Years of tikichris

Before 2016 comes to a close, I thought I’d take a moment to recap the 10 team ups I co-hosted over the year in celebration of my blog’s tenth anniversary and – more importantly – to thank the folks involved in helping me make each of those 10X10 events happen! Continue reading

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I’m Back

I’ll get to the blogging about the best bits of my US adventures soon and about all sort of wonderful stuff here in London too. Continue reading

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2016 UK Blog Awards: The Big Night is Soon!

This Friday night the winners of the 2016 UK Blog Awards will be announced at an awards ceremony that promises to be an especially swish affair. Continue reading

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2016 UK Blog Awards: Big Thanks for Helping Me Make the Shortlist!

Remember back last month when I was hitting you up for the votes for the UK Blog Awards? Well guess what?!? Continue reading

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Last Chance to Vote tikichris for the 2016 UK Blog Awards

It’s down to the wire folks! If you haven’t voted yet for my blog in the 2016 UK Blog Awards, could you please? You’ve got until Monday 25 January 2016 at 9pm. And if you have, well guess what?! You … Continue reading

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Best Travel + Food and Drink Blog | Vote for Me? #UKBA16

Should this blog win an award? I dunno. But this year marks the 10th anniversary of tikichris, and some sort of ‘official’ acknowledgement sure would feel good. The 2016 UK Blog Awards are now open for public voting. I would appreciate your vote. Continue reading

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Some Of Our Favorite Posts from 2013 (CheapOair)

Eerily incomplete sculpture, crave-worthy ceviche, and breaking bread with a breathtaking view, 2013 was a fantastic year to be a travel blogger. But those are just my favourite bits from London. Here’s a look at my top five favourite posts … Continue reading

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Best of OneTravel 2013 (OneTravel)

Reading over my OneTravel blog posts from the past 12 months, all I can say is wow, it was a very good year. Here’s a look back at five of my favorite reasons to have traveled in 2013. I hope … Continue reading

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Road Hog/Road Blog

As bigger and better opportunities involving travel come my way, I find myself blogging from the road. Often finding myself in settings that are incredibly scenic but not necessarily ideal for writing or publishing meaningful content online, I’m learning to adapt to my life on-the-go as I try to maintain the same level of consistency and quality (I hope!) as when I was a more static blogger. Continue reading

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Getting the Most from Your Post! Tips for Better Blogging

There’s so much more to creating a great blog post than simply tapping out a few paragraphs and pressing the “publish” button. As someone who’s been blogging pretty much everyday since 2006, I’ve learned a thing or two over the years (sometimes the hard way) about what to do to ensure a blog post is as effective as possible. Here are a few basic tips on getting the most from your post! Continue reading

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August Work Heats Up

I used Grammarly to grammar check this post because I’m writing about all sorts of stuff at a rate like never before in my career. Proofreading’s never been something I particularly enjoy. If I can dump such a task onto a free online service, why not? Continue reading

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LBM Audible #11: Getting in the Picture with TikiChris (LondonBloggers.net)

Here’s a link to a LBM Audible interview with yours truly about photography and blogging. Continue reading

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5 Tasty Toronto Food Blogs (OneTravel)

For a taste of what makes Toronto so delicious, check out this these five fanatically foodie blogs … Continue reading

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Technical Hiccups? Hang in There with me Please!

Photo/Alfie Dennen Hey folks. I’m smack dab right in the middle of transferring tikichris.com from just another WordPress.com blog to my very own self hosted super-wow blog (sticking with the WordPress platform though as I have NO COMPLAINTS!). So what? … Continue reading

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Can You Name This Cake by My Outsourced Content Creator from the Philippines?

Wanna know how to make a wedding cake? Check out this great post by Eloise, my outsourced content creator from the Philippines. The Wedding Cake Dilemma A friend of friend was getting married and told me one time that they do not … Continue reading

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Thanks for Yesterday! Can We do it Again Today?

Yesterday my blog saw more traffic than during any other single day in its six year history. No, I’m not going to disclose my web stats, but I am pleased to say that I got about twice as many hits … Continue reading

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“Shutterbuggery” by My Outsourced Content Creator from the Philippines

Another great post by Eloise, my outsourced content creator from the Philippines: solid writer and ace photographer! “Shutterbuggery” – The First Shot to Seriousness I often think that I am a shutterbug. For an amateur photographer, that name would be like gold. … Continue reading

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A Word about Cosplay by My Outsourced Content Creator from the Philippines

Here’s a third post from Eloise, my outsourced content creator from the Philippines. Not only does she love to bake; she’s a huge fan of cosplay too. Cosplay I was recently invited to a cosplay event last month. I was … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cake and Cupcakes for Dummies by My Outsourced Content Creator from the Philippines

Did you read last week’s introductory post by Eloise, my outsourced content creator from the Philippines? If you did then you read about her love of baking. For her second post, I bounced around a bunch of ideas with Eloise, and … Continue reading

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Say Hello to Eloise, My Outsourced Content Creator from the Philippines

Here’s a post which hopefully will be the first of many more to come by my new outsourced content creator, Eloise. Lately, I’ve been hearing more and more about outsourcing, the global economy, yadda yadda yadda, we’re all doomed, etc. … Continue reading

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#LBM Notes for Photo Blogging

Hey London bloggers! I had a great time at last night’s meetup chatting with you about my experiences with photography and blogging. Thanks to Andy and Bernie for inviting me to come round and share the “stage” with Peter, Madlen … Continue reading

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London Bloggers Meetup: The Photography Edition … and Me

Howdy folks. I’m speaking at the next London Bloggers Meetup where I’ll be sharing my “experiences posting a photo on [my] blog everyday for over six years”. But wait! There’s more. These fine photo bloggers will be speaking as well: … Continue reading

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2011 Highlights

Here’s a round up of all the things I blogged about this year and still have me thinking “yeah, that was awesome” as 2011 now comes to a close. The list isn’t about personal triumphs or such and there are … Continue reading

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I’m ebuzzing’s August Blogger of the Month. Nice!

Hey neato! Check it out. ebuzzing has named me its August Blogger of the Month. I always reckoned I was pretty good but to be described as “august” is quite the honour 😉 Seriously though, this is killer. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Stuff that Impressed me in 2010

Holy shit, 2010 was a rocky road. But if I may wax poetic for a minute, it’s been my experience that the bumpier rides often lead to the more interesting destinations. I’m not sure quite how snug such a metaphor … Continue reading

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Imagine the Blogabilities!

ebuzzing.co.uk, part of the Wikio Group, allows bloggers to display videos and publish articles about their particular kind of brands – and actually pays ’em for it. ebuzzing is completely free to join for bloggers. They’ve got a strict code of … Continue reading

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The Blogger Interviews: Tikichris Osburn (LondonBloggers.net)

Okay. More about me. Here’s an interview the super networky Andy Bargery did with me as part of his series highlighting “fantastic members of the London Bloggers Meetup community“. I’ve worked on a handful of projects with Mr Bargery over the … Continue reading

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London Bloggers Meetup: The PR Edition – This Wednesday!

This Wednesday, The City Tavern (29 Lawrence Lane, EC2V 8DP) will host this month’s London Bloggers Meetup. The theme of this latest networking session that puts faces to blogs will be all thing PR and “how, as a blogger, you … Continue reading

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Blog Slam, The Rag Factory, Wednesday September 22nd

Wednesday September 22nd from 7pm at The Rag Factory in Shoreditch, Circus Bookazine will host what they suppose will be the world’s first ever blog slam, an opportunity for bloggers to read selected posts to a live audience and an … Continue reading

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Lastminute.com’s “Oh You Lucky Bloggers” List for February

I just came home from hosting a great Qype night out at Exhibit in Balham (much more on that to follow) to discover my blog made Lastminute.com’s top 50 list of blogs for February. Apparently the list is compiled by “tinkering” … Continue reading

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