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VTP: NYC

In commemoration of my recent weekend in The City, VTP (Vintage Travel Posters) is back with a few artistic flights of fancy that enticed travelers from the world over to spend a weekend in … The City! If you liked … Continue reading

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From the AV Room: Cinco de Mayo en SF

This weekend, I popped over to San Francisco on business and caught a bit of the city’s kinda underwhelming Cinco de Mayo celebration at Dolores Park (I think there was a ban on alcohol at the event. While I’m no … Continue reading

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Fly Favorites: April 2012

São Paulo hip-hop star Criolo goes from hood to high-life as Brazilian rap creeps into the mainstream. As Chris Guillebeau heads down the home stretch of his hit-every-country-in-the-world, he gives pointers on how to go everywhere. Members of Nigeria’s Igbo, … Continue reading

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Requiem for My Hometown

They used to say you can’t go home again—I don’t know what the youngins are saying these days—but for me, that’s only partly true. With all of the back and forth traveling and living abroad that I’ve done since leaving … Continue reading

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Party on 8th Street: Calle Ocho in Miami

Every March, the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana throws the biggest pan-Latin/Caribbean bash in the country on Southwest 8th Street, the main street of Miami’s Cuban community, called “Calle Ocho” in Spanish because of the missing ordinal abbreviation (i.e. “th”) … Continue reading

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Artsy Ladies: National Museum of Women in the Arts

Of all the famous painters you can think of, how many are women? Four? Five? Well, until my recent visit to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, I could only think of two: Kahlo and … Continue reading

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5 Things I Like About Atlanta

1. The Skyline Atlanta’s sparkling skyline stretches over two miles from Midtown to Downtown, a line of striking, gem-cut towers punctuating the Southern sky. Whether it’s heading towards the city along one of Atlanta’s interminable freeways, catching surprising vistas of … Continue reading

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