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Hitchhiking from Leipzig to Copenhagen

in Leipzig tips/Literature/Philosophies/Travel
The pros and cons of hitchhiking - short story by Adam Carrington. (Public domain photo)
The pros and cons of hitchhiking - short story by Adam Carrington. (Public domain photo)

“Five Catholic Poles all ride to Switzerland for a Jesus meet. One Berliner going where I was coming from. He does this all the time, says that’s all it is: just a matter of time.”

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Denial in maps: Dubai, Kyoto and beyond

in Society/Travel
Maps and imagined cities. Dubai.
Maps and imagined cities. Dubai.

Maps reflect the lived – or purely imagined – world of a city’s inhabitants.

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Adventure of a lifetime: walking the Earth

in Travel

A couple from Freiburg in Germany decided to make a trip around the world without flying.

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Johannesburg: the good, the bad, the ugly

in Travel
Street art in Johannesburg city center. Photo: Maximilian Georg
Street art in Johannesburg city center. Photo: Maximilian Georg

Segregation and dilapidation haunt the streets of inner Joburg – but an infectiously lively scene manages to emerge through the cracks.

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Sleeping through a Music City New Year’s Eve

in Philosophies/Travel
Photo credit: jDevaun.Photography via Visualhunt / CC BY-ND

The Nashville fireworks rolled in like faraway thunder in our dreams.

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Savannah: food orgy and DIY ghost tour

in Food/Travel
Lulu's Chocolate Bar in Savannah: The gingerbread and mint chocolate cake slices we picked (and shared) were some of the best I have ever had. Photo: Dani Silvestri
Lulu's Chocolate Bar in Savannah: The gingerbread and mint chocolate cake slices we picked (and shared) were some of the best I have ever had. Photo: Dani Silvestri

We ditched all our museum plans in favor of searching for dessert shops – and a hearse for an SUV.

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