Morocco

Racial profiling is never a great way to start a visit, followed by disorientation in the dark. Thankfully it led to a peaceful riad with its natural rhythm of birds, butterflies and bees in the bougainvillea, the faint scent of

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Morocco

Racial profiling is never a great way to start a visit, followed by disorientation in the dark. Thankfully it led to a peaceful riad with its natural rhythm of birds, butterflies and bees in the bougainvillea, the faint scent of

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Lisbon

It started with a taxi driver, confused roosters and no elevators. It ended with mosaics, the castro and 50+ food options, making the city both photogenic and flavorful. At sunrise I’m reminded of life’s goodness and at sunset the limits

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Lisbon

It started with a taxi driver, confused roosters and no elevators. It ended with mosaics, the castro and 50+ food options, making the city both photogenic and flavorful. At sunrise I’m reminded of life’s goodness and at sunset the limits

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San Francisco

A mixed trip. Pros: Spending time with JP, living with AW and the great advice during a stressful and important time, fixing my dislocated rib and zapping my knee, hanging with MP and LH in an ex-mortuary bar. Cons: I

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San Francisco

A mixed trip. Pros: Spending time with JP, living with AW and the great advice during a stressful and important time, fixing my dislocated rib and zapping my knee, hanging with MP and LH in an ex-mortuary bar. Cons: I

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Chicago

Chicago surprised me, first with Obama being in town at the same time, and then with food, great southside neighborhoods, nice people and amazing architecture. I need to come back again, even though I walked Chinatown, Greektown and downtown. I

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Chicago

Chicago surprised me, first with Obama being in town at the same time, and then with food, great southside neighborhoods, nice people and amazing architecture. I need to come back again, even though I walked Chinatown, Greektown and downtown. I

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Miami

It took me five minutes to remember the reasons why it’s great to be a tourist here but not a resident — humidity, bugs, downpours. I cooked nothing while here (a first) and ate plenty of delicioso things, including Thai,

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Miami

It took me five minutes to remember the reasons why it’s great to be a tourist here but not a resident — humidity, bugs, downpours. I cooked nothing while here (a first) and ate plenty of delicioso things, including Thai,

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London

My time in London was brief and diverse. The first day ended well thanks to luck and perseverance. Nando’s, catchup and Horsham, but no eye appointment due to travel delays. Loved my comfy bed at the Hampton — really, really,

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London

My time in London was brief and diverse. The first day ended well thanks to luck and perseverance. Nando’s, catchup and Horsham, but no eye appointment due to travel delays. Loved my comfy bed at the Hampton — really, really,

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Croatia

Not the trip I imagined with most clubs closed for winter and the weather too temperamental to plan sightseeing or surfing, and yet that turned out to be fine. Last days spent at the Diocletian palace, eating fried dough and

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Croatia

Not the trip I imagined with most clubs closed for winter and the weather too temperamental to plan sightseeing or surfing, and yet that turned out to be fine. Last days spent at the Diocletian palace, eating fried dough and

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Vienna

Once upon a time, Vienna was my favorite city and second to Athens. I only visited two days and remember little. This time it didn’t start well, I fixed it, found peace, and then my first ride in a Tesla

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Vienna

Once upon a time, Vienna was my favorite city and second to Athens. I only visited two days and remember little. This time it didn’t start well, I fixed it, found peace, and then my first ride in a Tesla

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Berlin

First time I was in Germany, it wasn’t the best experience. This time has been fab! I met up with Beaaron (Cali), Paul (UK) and Luc (BE), all by accident. Great things can happen without planning. It was also about

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Berlin

First time I was in Germany, it wasn’t the best experience. This time has been fab! I met up with Beaaron (Cali), Paul (UK) and Luc (BE), all by accident. Great things can happen without planning. It was also about

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Prague

Last time I was here was 1998. It was winter, I was a backpacker, I was alone, and it was 34°F. This time I was here on business, for a purpose, not a tourist, and it was 34°C. Again alone.

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Prague

Last time I was here was 1998. It was winter, I was a backpacker, I was alone, and it was 34°F. This time I was here on business, for a purpose, not a tourist, and it was 34°C. Again alone.

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