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Soviet War Memorial, Treptower Park, Berlin

Soviet War Memorial, Treptower Park, Berlin

Luci Westphal February 8, 2014

The Soviet World War Two Memorial in Treptower Park (Советский мемориал войны) Berlin is quite monumental – large in scale and meaning. The “Sowjetisches Ehrenmal in Treptow” was conceived by a collective of Russian

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Warming up the Winter: Festivals on the British Isles Pt.2

Warming up the Winter: Festivals on the British Isles Pt.2

Kirsty Kay January 28, 2014

England’s Haxey Hood The Haxey Hood is an annual festival that takes place on the 6th January in the village of Haxey, North Lincolnshire, England. It can best be described as a kind of

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American Roadside Attraction: Swetsville Zoo

American Roadside Attraction: Swetsville Zoo

Luci Westphal January 24, 2014

American Roadside Attractions – something about them is quite mystical. They evoke the image of America as an adventure land without borders, crisscrossed by long highways, strewn with fascinating characters on and off the road,

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History Today: Classic American Cars

History Today: Classic American Cars

Luci Westphal January 11, 2014

What is our fascination with classic American cars all about? Why do so many people turn their heads or even stop in their tracks when they see an American car from the 1970s, 60s,

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Snow at Horsetooth Reservoir, Colorado

Snow at Horsetooth Reservoir, Colorado

Luci Westphal January 5, 2014

When thinking of culture in Colorado, what comes to mind are outdoor sports (like hiking, bouldering, fishing, rafting and skiing), beer and marijuana. There is also a good amount of hunting and Colorado Springs

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Christmas Markets in Berlin, Germany

Christmas Markets in Berlin, Germany

Luci Westphal January 5, 2014

A wonderful German holiday tradition are the Christmas markets that offer hand- crafted gifts, delicious food, the traditional holiday drink Glühwein (warm wine flavored with cloves, cinnamon and oranges – and, if you’d like,

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Loxx Miniature World, Berlin

Loxx Miniature World, Berlin

Luci Westphal December 4, 2013

Based on the idea and design of Stefan Göddeke, Loxx Miniature World is the 3rd largest model train set in the world (760 square meters) and first opened in 2004 in Charlottenburg and then moved

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From Dawn to Dusk: A Photographic Essay of El Tunco, El Salvador

From Dawn to Dusk: A Photographic Essay of El Tunco, El Salvador

Emma Corcoran December 3, 2013

Located just thirty-minutes drive from the airport in El Salvador, the village of El Tunco offers swaying palm-trees, some of Central America’s best waves, and a laid-back welcome from its friendly residents.  During the

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Pianos About Town – Fort Collins, Colorado

Pianos About Town – Fort Collins, Colorado

Luci Westphal November 19, 2013

Pianos About Town is a lovely interactive public art installation in Fort Collins, Colorado. Since 2010, painted pianos can be found around Old Town (downtown), inviting everyone to sit down and play a little

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End of the Line? High Line Park – New York City

End of the Line? High Line Park – New York City

Luci Westphal November 12, 2013

To me, the High Line Park is the coolest park in New York City – if not in the entire world! However, I haven’t checked out the park Promenade Plantée in Paris, which was

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