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May122017

Ejected

New Yorker cover for the May 22, 2017 issue combines two of the biggest stories of the past months with David Dao being dragged off a United Express flight 3411 on April 9 and the firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9. Twitter – New Yorker http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cover-story/cover-story-2017-05-22

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Feb092017

Hospůdka U Voraře, my Prague local pub

Given 3 days in any beer friendly drinking European city, I am likely to locate a pub I designate as my local. In a city like Prague, where beer drinking is culture and there are literally 1,000 pubs to choose from, that meant one pub near the Park Inn Prague is the only pub I…

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Dec172016

Make the best out of sh**ty cold dark weather

Bratislava. The name simply sounds foreign and Eastern European to my American ears. The number of times I have had to describe the geographic location for my December trip to Vienna, Austria and from there to Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, indicates the general lack of map awareness with my friends and family. Bratislava, Slovakia…

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Sep302016

Hiking High Tatras Slovakia

Slovakia is a country where hiking is part of the national culture with a well developed network of marked and maintained trails across the country. The High Tatras of northern Slovakia are the smallest region of alpine peaks in Europe and a year round resort area. Next to Bratislava, this area of Slovakia receives the…

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Sep222016

T-Mobile Sucks in USA rant

Seen a few articles on One Mile at a Time about Lucky switching to T-Mobile this summer and how he likes it for his travels and even coverage in the USA. While I loved T-Mobile for my summer travel around Europe, most of my time is spent living in the USA and I have a…

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