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Carly Danner

On-Camera Talent | Video Producer

Traveler. Taco Lover. List Maker.

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Seeing Local
Last Minute Tips for an International Trip

As I get prepared to leave for my trip to Europe, I've been psyching myself out about all the things I could be forgetting. Will I have enough funds while I'm over there? Have I paid off my bills over here? Do I really need a raincoat? Will I need a hair dryer?

CW33 NewsFix
07/29/2016
Around The World In 10 Dallas Restaurants

Photography: Carly Danner By Carly Danner, NewsCastic Dallas is a melting pot of cultures and if you dig your fork deep enough, you'll find the decadent food from around the world to match. If you're itching to travel but don't want to hop on the plane, let these 10 foreign-inspired restaurants take you around the world.

Seeing Local
The Ultimate Guide to Costa Rica | Seeing Glocal

When I was younger, I always had an infatuation with rainforests. It was always my go-to for school projects whether it be the rainforest itself or the incredible animals that inhibit them. I always dreamed of what it would be like to step foot inside a rainforest, soaking up the beauty of the jungle.

Seeing Local
How To Find Your Perfect Hostel

If you're on a tight budget while traveling abroad, you know that hostels are your best options for sleeping arrangements. When it comes to me and hostels, we're considered "frenemies". I mainly say that because I'm still bitter about some of my hostel experiences that have included a variety of bugs in my bed and creepy hostel mates.

Localsugar
Eight Spots Made for Sunday Funday

We've rounded up the top spots in town to make the most of your Sunday Funday. From delicious brunches and mimosas to games and pet-friendly patios, these spots will surely make Sundays the best part of your weekend.

The Culture Trip
01/29/2016
The Top 10 Bars in Lower Greenville, Dallas

Whether you're a Dallas newbie or a veteran to the city's bar scene, you know that lower Greenville is what gives the city plenty of flare. With back-to-back bars accommodating just about every patron, you'll find there's something for everyone. Check out our list of the top 10 bars to help you get a taste of everything L.G.

Seeing Local
7 Reasons to Travel Alone

This topic hits very close to home for me. Some of my most memorable and life changing moments abroad were when I started my day completely alone, wandering the city. During my last trip abroad, I started to think of why it's so incredibly crucial to travel alone at least once in your life.

Localsugar
Eight Spots for Late Night Eats

When it comes to grabbing a bite after most restaurants close, don't just settle for the normal fast food chains. We've rounded up the best spots around town that make for the perfect late night bite.

Localsugar
Escape To A Tropical Oasis At Pilikia

From the tropical tunes to the cocktails served in fresh coconuts and tiki glasses, you'll feel like you've stepped inside a Hawaiian getaway.

Localsugar
Best Spots for a Fried Chicken Fix

Fat Chicken is Trinity Groves' newest addition, and its menu features dozens of dishes that focus on chicken in all its many delicious forms. Street's Fine Chicken takes classic Southern fare to flavorful new heights, all while staying true to tradition.

Localsugar
There's More to Tortaco Than Meets the Eye

Tortaco in the Downtown/Arts District is one of the latest hot spots to make its footprint in Dallas. From the outside, one may assume it is another Tex-Mex restaurant (hence the word combination of tortas and tacos) with typical flavors and dishes.

Localsugar
HIDE is a Hidden Gem

HIDE Bar in Deep Ellum serves up crafted cocktails and some not so ordinary bar snacks.

Localsugar
Eight Decadent Spots to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

When it comes to dessert in Dallas, there are no limits to the delicious treat you'll devour. From donut sandwiches to cake toast, the options for sweets are creative, decadent and endless. Here are some of our current favorites.

Localsugar
Flirty Fashion at Pitaya

Pitaya, located at Dallas's trendy West Village, offers a variety of flirty clothing, shoes, and accessories for any fashionista.

Localsugar
Try Brunching at Bolsa This Weekend

Tucked away on the outskirts of The Bishop Arts District, Bolsa is serving up an innovative brunch menu that'll keep you coming back for more.

Localsugar
Find a Sweet Addiction at Cinnaholic

Cinnaholic is serving up deliciously crafted cinnamon rolls that are both 100% vegan and dairy free. Find locations in both Southlake and Richardson in the DFW metroplex.

Workpulse
Top 10 Mouth Watering Food Trucks in Atlanta

If you're in the mood for incredible food without the incredibly high restaurant pricing, then grabbing some grub at a food truck is the way to go. Ditch the fine dining atmosphere and enjoy the outside while you chow down on some of Atlanta's best grub.

Localsugar
Shacktoberfest at Shake Shack

Shake Shack in Uptown Dallas presents a limited time Oktoberfest inspired menu including bratwursts, beer, and pretzels.

Workpulse
Top 10 Bakeries For Your Sweet Tooth Craving In Houston

The options are endless when it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth. From decadent and rich to sweet and salty, it's pretty difficult to go wrong with any dessert. To help narrow down the options, we've scoped out the best spots in town to make sure you have the ultimate dessert experience.

Workpulse
Top 10 Sports Bars In San Francisco To Watch Super Bowl 50

You don't need to pay loads of money to have a good seat to watch Super Bowl 50. With the bay area being chock full of bars on every corner, you're sure to find the perfect bar for you and your friends to enjoy game day festivities and catch the Super Bowl.

Humor

Workpulse
New Year Resolution Ideas: The Work Edition

Resolutions are hard. You're living your life on December 31st and then all the sudden you're supposed to become a different person on the first of the year. No matter the resolution, you always seem to creep back to your old self within a week.

Workpulse
15 Best Things To Do On Your 15-Minute Break

When you're only granted a 15-minute break, it can be difficult to decide everything you want to accomplish before the clock runs out. Luckily there are several things you can do during your break to help you feel rejuvenated for the rest of the day.

BuzzFeed Community
The Friends Character You Completely Forgot About

The One with the Stoned Guy: Jon played Steve, a restaurant owner and friend of Phoebe, who was looking for a new chef. Monica cooks a gourmet meal for him to show off her skills, but Steve is too stoned to even know what's happening.

Workpulse
These 14 People Have Their New Year Resolutions In The Bag

New Years resolutions aren't for the weak. They take dedication, determination, and the will to cross the finish line. So if you're looking for inspiration to tackle your own New Year's goals then look no further and let these gems inspire you to reach for the stars...or the bag of chips.

Editorial

Park Cities People
Happy Kitchen Cooks Up More than Healthy Meals

Every year as fall and spring roll around, 15 women meet at Wesley-Rankin Community Center for a cooking class where they learn how to create healthy meals. At the end of each class, the women take home several ingredients so they can recreate those same recipes with their families.

Preston Hollow People
All Paws on Deck

Don't feed those stray cats that are often seen peeping through bushes along the Katy Trail. Such generosity puts them in danger of being injured by cyclists and rollerbladers, animal advocates warn. Instead, Dallas Pets Alive! offers a better way to befriend feral felines with a program that aim

Preston Hollow People
Fussy Feline? Call the Catsultant

When Turtle Creek neighborhood residents Stacey and Don Kivowitz had a cat problem interfering with their sleep, they turned to the Catsultant. After an environmental analysis of the home, Lana Fraley Rich knew what to do about the intercat aggression and midnight yowling. "Lana is the cat whi

Thought Catalog
11/13/2017
An Open Letter To My Grieving Friend-This Is The Healing I Can Offer You

As a writer, you'd think I would have the words to make you feel better today. I wish I could magically string together a bunch of soothing words that would make the pain of this past year disappear. I wish I could write words that could hug you endlessly and tell you that everything will be alright.

Prowl Magazine
12/07/2013
Interterm Abroad Can Be Majestic, Unique - Prowl Magazine

by Carly Danner On her last day in the Galapagos Islands, sophomore integrated educational studies major Sarah Knobel sailed with fellow Chapman students as they watched the sunset. She couldn't believe the majestic scenery surrounding her was all for class credit. "While traveling in the Galapagos, I saw untouched beauty," said Knobel.

Park Cities People
Gendercide Exhibit Represents 120M Missing Women

A gallery filled with thousands of baby booties - each pair unique in material, color, and patterns - has the power to flood visitors with delight. But when the 12,000 baby booties each represent 10,000 missing women around the world, the result presents a much more sobering experience. "You c

Prowl Magazine
12/02/2013
Pushing your comfort zone while abroad - Prowl Magazine

by Carly Danner On her last day in Rome, senior theatre major Paulina Lagudi defined what it meant to "go out with a bang." She had tripped and fallen while catching a bus, which had sliced her hands up. She lost her phone, had no money and was miles away from her apartment.

Thought Catalog
07/08/2016
8 Things To Remember During Times Of Tragedy

1. Stop defining someone by the color of their skin or their religion. Saying, "That black chick" or "That Muslim dude" doesn't advance your conversation and it doesn't advance us as a society. Find better attributes to define someone by. 2. Do not hate someone because of the circumstances they were born into.

Workpulse
9 Apps That Make Work Less Work

Maintaining a balanced life both in and out of work can often mean doing more work. Suddenly, packing your lunch for work or showing up for the correct shift seem like the most difficult tasks in the world.

Park Cities People
HP Math and Science Team Wins State Meet

Highland Park High School's Math and Science team earned the first-place Sweepstakes Award at the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) State Meet in San Antonio. Highland Park bested 25 other teams at the competition March 18 to win the 5A Championship and the top spot in Math, Scie

Workpulse
Best Ways to Save Money This Holiday Season

'Tis the season for warm drinks, sweet treats, and unwanted debt? Not this year! Have your fruitcake and eat it too with these tips to help you save a bit this holiday season. Whether it's purchasing gifts or purchasing your daily peppermint latte, figure out how much money you plan to dedicate to the holidays this season.

Park Cities People
Beloved Librarian Closes Chapter at HP Library

Take a few steps inside Highland Park Library and you'll be greeted with a sense of warmth, comfort, and the magic of stories waiting on the shelves. Walk alongside beloved librarian Bonnie Case, and you'll discover she is the root of the library's energy.

Thought Catalog
11/14/2016
How A Trump Presidency Is Helping Me Accept My Skin Color

Growing up, I always bubbled in African American during tests because that's how I was seen. I am interracial. I am half white and half black. Yet, I always found myself angry that I couldn't identify with both on a stupid standardized test. I grew up white.

Preston Hollow People
From Friday Night Lights to the Spotlight

Jake Allyn's football career took him from the fields of Jesuit to Cornell University. He never expected his next play to be on TV. A few years and several TV appearances later, Allyn has come full circle with his role as football player BoJohn Folsom on BET's new series The Quad.

Client Blogs

Texasgearup
01/24/2018
Searching for Gold

Applying to local scholarships is one strategy that can really pan out.

Texasgearup
08/30/2017
Shock & Awe

The newfound freedom that comes with moving far from home can be shocking and scary, but mostly it's just awesome.

Alchemyams
Engaging Mobile Readers Through Content Marketing

Let's face it-our big, round world is quickly shifting to fit inside a very tiny, rectangular screen. Nowadays most people experience just about everything through their smartphones. From breaking news to virtual reality, it's likely that whatever you're putting out on the internet is being viewed from a mobile device.

Texasgearup
12/20/2017
Unwrap Your Story

Take time this holiday season to craft a narrative that's sure to land you on someone's nice list.

Texasgearup
11/29/2017
On The Move

Why are military families hitting more bumps in the road on the way to college?

Texasgearup
12/06/2017
On the Right Path

Finding the right major can help you know which direction to take on your journey to college.

Texasgearup
10/04/2017
More Than A Loan

Some things-and some dreams-are worth the investment.

Marula Medical
06/02/2017
Meditation 101 * Marula Medical

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.

Texasgearup
09/13/2017
Rock the App

Finally, an essay that's actually fun to write.

Texasgearup
11/15/2017
X'ed Out

It's never too early for students to start marking to dos off their college prep checklist.

Texasgearup
11/22/2017
The Ultimate Feast

Cook up some plans for college during your Thanksgiving break.

Marula Medical
06/09/2017
The Benefits of Exercising in a Group * Marula Medical

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.

Alchemyams
Why You Should Sometimes Shoot Vertical Videos

Back in the day-okay really just in the past few years-shooting a vertical video was deemed a big no-no and rightfully so. When uploading a video to any social media channel, your beautiful video would get trapped between two black bars-suddenly looking like a cheap, homemade video.

Texasgearup
01/17/2018
No Money? No Problem.

One university is giving even more students a chance to tackle their college-going dreams.

Marula Medical
06/06/2017
Crack the Code: What Those Ingredients Really Mean * Marula Medical

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.

Texasgearup
01/10/2018
Make It Rain

You can earn big with these easy scholarship essay tips.

Marula Medical
06/26/2017
Why Do People AUM in Yoga? * Marula Medical

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work.

Texasgearup
09/27/2017
Empire State of Mind

This guy picked up a few loans in order to drop a few beats in the Big Apple.

Texasgearup
10/11/2017
Me, My Degree, and I

Texas GEAR UP is all about helping students get ready to be successful in college-and way beyond.

Texasgearup
08/16/2017
Get Into Gear

Rev up your brain with tips for staying on track this semester.

Alchemyams
Why Your Brand Needs Video Marketing

Scrolling the web lately? It's likely that you've encountered a video or several. Nowadays, video rules the internet and it isn't just quirky, viral videos of cats (although we love those, too). Video marketing pops up all over the digital landscape and has embedded itself in just about every spare pixel to capture consumers' attention.

Texasgearup
09/06/2017
Time to Fly

For this TXGU near peer, leaving the nest for college meant ruffling her parents' feathers.

Texasgearup
02/14/2018
Finding The One

Some students' study habits are worth breaking up with.

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