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  • Every time I’ve come to New York, I’ve checked into hotels with rooms the size of closets, where the view is of  brick walls and second-hand, filtered sunlight.  This time,... 0

    All of New York

    Every time I’ve come to New York, I’ve checked into hotels with rooms the size of closets, where the view is of  brick walls and second-hand, filtered sunlight.  This time,...

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  • I used to be “that guy,” the one that breezed through the plane door minutes before it closed. Not that I was running late, but because I would time my... 0

    Airport Eating

    I used to be “that guy,” the one that breezed through the plane door minutes before it closed. Not that I was running late, but because I would time my...

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  • Every time I head to Boston, I have one thing on my mind.  Lobster.  Some may call it the cockroach of the sea, but as someone who hails from landlocked... 0

    Boston: Loads of Lobstah

    Every time I head to Boston, I have one thing on my mind.  Lobster.  Some may call it the cockroach of the sea, but as someone who hails from landlocked...

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  • Minneapolis likely does not rank high on anyone’s list of top ten culinary destinations, but rest assured, if you find yourself in the metropolis one fine summer weekend, all is... 0

    Minneapolis Meanderings

    Minneapolis likely does not rank high on anyone’s list of top ten culinary destinations, but rest assured, if you find yourself in the metropolis one fine summer weekend, all is...

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  • Wanderlust has subsided since marriage, there’s less motivation to stray far from the comforts of home. Though it was hard to pass up a business class seat on Amtrak’s Northeast... 0

    Northeast Wanderings

    Wanderlust has subsided since marriage, there’s less motivation to stray far from the comforts of home. Though it was hard to pass up a business class seat on Amtrak’s Northeast...

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  • Started off with a lot of apprehension today, but it evaporated like the fog after an hour wandering around Coptic relics in Cairo.  There are so many things I wonder... 0

    Egypt: A Culture of Contrasts

    Started off with a lot of apprehension today, but it evaporated like the fog after an hour wandering around Coptic relics in Cairo.  There are so many things I wonder...

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  • Imagine a huge sandbox, swirling and rocky, out of which huge, massively organized, contradictory structures arise.  Everything is the color of sand, and yet it is still not warm despite... 0

    Giza: Desert City

    Imagine a huge sandbox, swirling and rocky, out of which huge, massively organized, contradictory structures arise.  Everything is the color of sand, and yet it is still not warm despite...

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  • A day full of new. Of shifting, moving, adapting and finally settling.  Left ORD Friday night, and woke up 10.5 hours later in Istanbul not knowing what to expect.  We... 0

    Cairo, via Istanbul

    A day full of new. Of shifting, moving, adapting and finally settling.  Left ORD Friday night, and woke up 10.5 hours later in Istanbul not knowing what to expect.  We...

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