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Cordoba-inspired travel poetry

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Journey through Córdoba, Spain - an ancient city that has stayed close to his heart in its hybridity, faded glory and simple pleasures.

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A first-time tourist in Germany

I traveled to Germany as tourist for the first time in March 2009, from the United States, spontaneously and without much preparation. I did buy a guidebook, but barely read it; mostly just made a line on the map with a highlighter linking the cities I’d like to fit into a whirlwind 6 days. I

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My jaunt through Milan Cathedral

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To celebrate Easter, I have decided to post some photos I recently took at the spectacular Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral). This one stands out among the many European churches I’ve seen during my travels. No wonder; according to its Wikipedia page, “the Gothic cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete,” having had some 80 architects and engineers

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#Haiku of the day (April 5)

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Daily haiku: Home – What roots could’ve meant/ The wanderer I’ve become/ Too far to turn back

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Getting cheap tickets to La Scala in Milan

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It is possible to pay as low as 5 euros to get into this iconic venue!

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My emergency airplane landing

A positive story involving a difficult situation aboard an airplane in Europe.

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