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Street art and graffiti in pretty Vienna

When most people think of Vienna, opera houses and dead classical composers probably come to mind. At least, that’s what I expected before I visited the city over the summer. Vienna has a big reputation for being a “pretty” European capital. Each European city seems to have it’s charming adjective: romantic Paris, sprawling London, cheap …

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Quincy Market—Boston’s busy tourist hotspot

Boston’s Quincy Market is one of those really popular tourist spots everyone goes to when they visit Boston. Even as a not-tourist, I’ll sometimes go for lunch. Plus when the weather’s nice, you get lots of street buskers. Quincy Market is also where I participated in one of Boston’s “flash mob” events a few years …

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A brief background of the Texas State Capitol in Austin, TX

Being a 20-something living in a big 20-something city, I’ve latched onto a few (relatively) recent “hipster” trends. Sorry, but it’s true. This one? Polaroid photography. Polaroid discontinued printing their film at the beginning of 2009. Luckily, I already had a few packages, but I snatched up a few more in the middle of last …

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