Five Days in Beantown — Day 2

The Beantown Blizzard we woke up to. And then the snow fell. Well, it actually blew more than it fell. Sideways, like little ice swords into our eyes. I shouldn’t be surprised when I open the curtains, but I am just a tiny bit. I like snow, so it isn’t a bad surprise. I have […]

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Five Days in Beantown — Day 1

Why do Europeans always describe Boston as a “European City”? Where on earth do they get this? If you mention Boston to anyone–anyone–living on the Ye Olde Continente of Europe, you will get this response in various accents: “Oh, I love Boston. It’s not like an American city”–cringe–“at all. It’s more like a European city.” […]

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A Whirlwind Weekend in NYC

Not the one in ParisWould you like to fly ten hours to New York and ten hours back . . . for the weekend? Heck yeah. Why not? It takes me four or five days to get over jetlag when I travel to the US, so last weekend was, in every sense of the word, […]

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