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Walking Tour

Being a backpacker on a budget and just being generally tight with money, I’m always looking for things to do for FREE…. and I found it. 269 more words


Paris from Camus’s Notebooks

Originally published in The Paris Review on September 19 2016. 

The myth is tenacious: an unknown writer on the verge of international fame, not suspecting that the scattered pages on his or her desk will become that miracle, a first published novel and a passport to glory. 2,333 more words


A Brief Tour of Klaipeda

One of the highlights of this trip was having it unplanned and going with the flow. We spent an evening in Kaunas deciding our next steps, and we decided on Klaipeda. 410 more words


A walking tour of Jewish Warsaw 

My visiting friend’s focus in Poland is on the Jewish story, so we join a free walking tour for a few hours. It’s a hot day and our guide, Patricia, not only offers an informative and well-paced commentary, but takes us along the shady side of the street. 820 more words


Yangon is Awesome Sauce

So it’s Friday and I have spent four days in Yangon. I’m exhausted from the heat, walking, sightseeing, boozing and the constant noise from the streets that wakes me up in the morning. 1,589 more words


Our second stop of our Baltic adventure was Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania. We arrived by bus, and walked to our hostel, the… 585 more words


Tour Highlights

As we wind through the heart of Greenwich Village and its most picturesque streets you will hear some intriguing stories:

  • Herman Melville, the author of Moby Dick, colectected import taxes from ships at the foot of Gannesvort street named after his maternal grandfather in the historic Meat Market.
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