Category Archives: cities

Madrid Madness -or- I Had Coke

There was no rain in Spain on my recent trip, just dry, cool days with intermittent sunshine and lots of personal warmth. I hung out in Madrid a few weekends ago with a good buddy of mine from Bogotá, Roberto, … Continue reading

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From the AV Room: Portraits of a Megacity, Then and Now

Today, I return to São Paulo, my favorite megacity, for a weekend of sophistication and debauchery. Brazil’s largest city presents me with ample opportunities to sate every aspect of my being. I love her for that. The four videos below … Continue reading

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A Brief Assertion: There Is No Other Country On Earth With As Many Amazing Cities As The USA

I’ve never been known as a flag-waving, red-white-and-blue-bleeding patriot (often, quite the opposite), but there is one thing I am constantly in awe of and can never begrudge the United States: the greatness of its largest cities. Over the past … Continue reading

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It’s the Weekeeeeeend, Baby! (Part 1)

So, I was blind-sided by a ridiculous amount of paperwork and test grading over the last couple of weeks, which reduced my reading time to nil (my Google Reader account has hit 1,000 unread posts since I last checked it) … Continue reading

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Vicky Cristina…Rio?: Movies That Take You There

Photo by MorBCN Over the weekend, I went to the movies to catch Woody Allen’s much-discussed Vicky Cristina Barcelona with the hope of being transported to Spain’s legendary Mediterranean port city with the Freddy Mercury theme song. I was indeed … Continue reading

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