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Traffic, and what it says about your city and its people

There’s a lot you can tell about a city by observing its traffic patterns and the habits of pedestrians on the street. In New York, for instance, the people are moving quickly – the vehicles as well. The walkers and … Continue reading

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Nighttime in Berlin

The streets of Berlin’s neighborhoods always seem to be crowded, and the eateries do their best business in many sectors between 10pm and 2am. The trains are crowded all over the city until late at night. While walking one city … Continue reading

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New York State of Mind: Boo this City.

On my way back to Utah and home, sweet home, I spent two nights in New York. The real New York, okay, guy? Not some upstate backwater like Schenectady or Buffalo. I spent two nights at a winning hostel – … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Jetlag-Battling Plans…

Time zones can be tricky. The plan was to depart New York at 11pm local time, sleep through the night, arrive in Copenhagen at noon local time, and get through the day without sleeping so I could manage to sleep … Continue reading

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Day 4: NYC to Berlin (travel day)

Today is another travel day – this time I’ll head to JFK and then hop an AirBerlin flight to Germany. Big-city trains are dehumanizing in the same way that big-city streets are dehumanizing. Small-town folks don’t understand this, but the … Continue reading

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