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Sheila, 26
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I am a Clinical Research Assistant in the Longwood Medical Area as well as a Freelance Photographer and World Traveler. I love to explore the city and world and am always down for an adventure!

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Anything by the Fray

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Archer, House, Lost, Game of Thrones

Name some spots in Boston that are good for a Tinder date.

Any of the Pavement Coffee Houses, Cafe Nero, Basho,

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Madewell & Gap. But most of the time I am in scrubs

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Parts of Dorchester, Savin Hill, Parts of Roxbury at night.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Running through it. There is always something new I noticed every time I go for a run!

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Boston that you particularly like?

The Highball Lounge near the Boston Common; Linclon or Loco which are both in South Boston;

What restaurant in Boston looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Hidyan's Cafe or Mama's Place in the Fenway and Brigham Circle area respectively. Both are little joints but the food is to die for!

Where can you get the best cocktail in Boston? Which one do you like?

Linclon in South Boston, Loco South Boston, Abbey Lane, Max Brenners

Where would you take your partner in Boston if you wanted to really pamper them?

Abbey Lane in the Theatre District

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Clam Chowder and Lobster Roll - a New England specialty!

Tomorrow’s your last day in Boston. How do you spend it?

Kayaking along the Charles River

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Tokyo, Japan!

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