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10 for Tuesday: Festival Fever

10 for Tuesday: Festival Fever

Mardi Gras in New Orleans was only a week ago, but it has me on a festival research binge.  I just reflected on my Octoberfest experience in Munich, and it – along with the recent trip to Mardi Gras – has me thinking of all the other festivals or events around the world that I want … Continue reading

10 for Tuesday: Romantic Cities

10 for Tuesday: Romantic Cities

So St. Vincent’s Day is upon us and Richard and I don’t have much of a Tuesday planned. It is a Tuesday. We work longer than the average man’s 9 to 5. The last thing I want to do is get dressed up while I could be watching Glee in my pajamas. This weekend, however, … Continue reading

WTF Wednesday: Tourists to be Banned from Coffee Shops

WTF Wednesday: Tourists to be Banned from Coffee Shops

War on Drugs, but Tourist Drugs Only? The Netherlands is apparently going through a 1920s-style prohibition phase with their coffee shops. While coffee shops in The States spur up imagery of over-sized cups, sugar drowned beverages, and caloric mini pastries, coffee shops in Holland are no more than a euphemistic effort to sell high quality … Continue reading