Tag Archives: Travel

In the US from August 19 to September 29

I will be, in order of travel, in Portland, San Francisco, Black Rock Desert (Burning Man), Silicon Valley, St Louis (Strange Loop), Charleston, Washington DC, and New York. See you in a city near you?

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Chicago Tips

It’s been 6 (!) years since I lived there but in the last few weeks several friends have asked me for tips on Chicago, so I figured I might as well post them here too: So Chicago. First, don’t stay … Continue reading

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… stranded pink English-persons willing to take any chance to get home, their paradise island retreats mysteriously, after the allotted two weeks, having turned from haven to prison. via Edge 317. Issue 317 of Edge, on the Icelandic volcano, is … Continue reading

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Travel is a human right

The European Union has declared that tourism is a human right and all Europeans are entitled to subsidized travel. via An Important Human Right – Freakonomics Blog – NYTimes.com. I’m cutting edge: we wrote a manifesto in my Utopias class … Continue reading

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Tips from My Asia Trip

I just got back for two weeks in Asia (1600+ photos here!) where I visited Hong Kong, attended a wedding in Penang, chilled on the beach in Langkawi, explored Kuala Lumpur, reconnected with old friends in Singapore and finally wrapped … Continue reading

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Notes from Berlin

I need a vacation After finishing my work on the Pride Life project and looking at , I decided I needed a vacation NOW. Where to? I hate to admit it, but a DB ad for tickets starting at €49 … Continue reading

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Casulo – Möbel für mobiles Wohnen – mobile living funiture A box with the base area of a euro-pallet, only 90cm high. Inside: a armoire, a desk incl. container, a height adjustable stool, two more stools, a shelf, a bed … Continue reading

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The Airport Security Follies

Patrick Smith, the author of the always excellent “Ask the Pilot” column on Salon, has a good post on the NY Times website called “The Airport Security Follies”.

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