Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Kreuzberg Apartment: Berlin

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We chose Kreuzberg because we knew it’d be cool. Not an I-wear-my-sunglasses-at-night kind of cool, but a “yeah, we live, we have fun” kind of cool.  All our research pointed to Kreuzberg, Neukolln, and Friedrichshain.  Kreuzberg is hip. Neukolln is … Continue reading

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The Paellador, the Park, and the Palace: Madrid

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After my whirlwind affair with the East Coast, my best friend and I boarded an Iberia plane to Berlin. But not without a pit-stop in good ol’  Spain! Aka a 12-hour layover in Madrid. Your first reaction might be a … Continue reading

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The Brick and the Cobblestone: Boston

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People always told me that Boston and Cambridge were nice, but now I can wholeheartedly attest to that statement. Boston is nice. Cambridge is even nicer. It’s just a nice place to be. It’s one of the few places I’ve … Continue reading

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The Chinatown Umbrella: New York

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After flying on standby (and fortuitously getting a spot in first class), I found myself, for the first time, looking at the exit signs in JFK. JFK has always been that brief stop on the way to somewhere else, but … Continue reading

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My Last Day in the States…Again

Apparently June 6th is a good day to back up one’s files. One year ago I was hastily preparing for Russia,  and today, I even more hastily prepare to return to the Bay Area. From there, I will fly to … Continue reading

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