Monthly Archives: November 2010

Cafe Grumpy – Brooklyn, New York

Ideally located around the corner from my house in Greenpoint, Cafe Grumpy is by far the best coffee in the area (I guess you could have a different opinion, but I have yet to meet that person).  The space is … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Mother Home

“I wouldn’t spend too much time in Tangier,” she said with her Minnesota accent “it’s disgusting.  It’s so crowded and poor, and it’s dirty and smells bad.  And every kid on the street is trying to sell you something.  ‘Rolex … Continue reading

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Pizzerie Václavka – Prague, Czech Republic

Pizzerie Václavka happened to be the closest place to eat next to the apartment we had rented through Stan the man, but was quite delicious.  Good enough that we went back for more pizza twice in our 3 nights in … Continue reading

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Restaurace U Jindřišská věže, Traditional Czech Food – Prague, Czech Republic

For a truly traditional Czech meal, try Restaurace U Jindřišská věže on for size.  A real popular locals eatery, this restaurant is usually packed, and chances are you’ll be placed at a table with others to save room.  It’s all … Continue reading

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Stan The Man (Accomodation With A Twist) – Prague, Czech Republic

This is Stan, but you can call him Stan The Man.  Most travelers find Stan in the Praha Hlavní Nádraží (Prague Main Rail Station) upon arrival.  We were fortunate enough to be one of those groups. If you happen to … Continue reading

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LUXA (For The Best Shawarma Ever!) – Berlin, Germany

Though I have eaten my fair share of shawarma, gyro, and the like all over the world, it was never one of my favorite meals.  I’ve traveled through both Turkey and Greece, made plenty of late night gyro stops at … Continue reading

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Guatemala In A Whirlwind

“Would you mind if I took off like a Thursday, Friday, and Monday to skip out to Guatemala for a few days and see my friend Alayna?”  I asked my boss after work one day.  “She was supposed to go … Continue reading

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Posada San Pablo – Rabinal, Guatemala

Hotel Posada San Pablo in Rabinal is one of those really great finds that you love to tell everyone about because it was just so cheap.  $7.00 for the night here will get you a small room with two double … Continue reading

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La Cuevita de los Urquizu – Antigua, Guatemala

For a real taste of typical Guatemalan dishes, you’ll want to go to La Cuevita de los Urquizu in Antigua.  This small “cafeteria” style restaurant has a great variety of typical dishes to choose from.  From the street you can … Continue reading

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