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Bergen, Norway: The High Cost of Low Living

I arrived in Bergen yesterday afternoon. It’s a lovely town, but not the sort of place with which I could fall in love. It’s a tourist haven. It feels like the outdoorsperson’s variant of a place like Bruges or the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam, 2017

Don’t you get excited when you’re planning a big trip? If you travel as I do (that is, as often as you are able), then you’re familiar with this feeling. It’s opportunity. Other people buy season passes for skiing. Other people buy nice clothes. They buy Christmas gifts. They buy their friends dinner or rounds of drinks. I’m not other people, I suppose. Continue reading

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New York State of Mind: Boo this City.

On my way back to Utah and home, sweet home, I spent two nights in New York. The real New York, okay, guy? Not some upstate backwater like Schenectady or Buffalo. I spent two nights at a winning hostel – … Continue reading

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Ramblings From The Author: Heathrow Airport and SES Self-Disgust

The following (nearly 1300 words) were written on very little sleep. They don’t form a coherent narrative. They are best described as “somewhat coherent ramblings”. But I wrote them because I like to write and I will now share them … Continue reading

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Verdict (Bruges / Brugge)

This is my honest verdict about Bruges. Although it is a beautiful city, it’s best left to rich, old people and chocolate-loving drunks. Here’s where I get both halves of that opinion: First, it is beautiful. There are three major … Continue reading

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