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RIP 5Pointz, NYC’s Graffiti Mecca in Photos

I don’t know about you, but I am a HUGE fan of graffiti! Ever since I spotted the graffiti of protest on Israel’s “Security Wall” in Bethlehem, I really began to understand just how powerful this form of art can be! Lately, New York City has been on a graffiti craze, with the famous British street […]

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Exploring Brooklyn from the Fairfield Inn

Brooklyn. Happening place, right? It seems like everyone’s heard of it. But has everyone visited it? It’s been said that to really get to know New York City, you have to reach beyond Manhattan and explore other boroughs. I’ll be the first to admit that I, for one, am terrible at doing this. I hardly […]

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Photo Essay: Spring in Central Park

Spring is in the air as the natural world awakens from its winter slumber! After a long winter that was full of gloom (and far too much snow), trees are finally in bloom in New York City, painting the full spectrum of colors among these mean streets. And there is perhaps no better place to […]

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Finding a Local Community in CouchSurfing

What if you could travel the world without leaving your home town? What if you could meet the same truly awesome people that you meet while you’re traveling, but they’re local? Would you do it? No, I’m not talking about exploring the ethnic neighborhoods you may have in your city (though those can also be […]

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