19 Jun, 2013 in Jerusalem
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The transformation that took place in Machane Yehuda Market in central Jerusalem is remarkable (official site). From an ordinary loud and dirty wet market to a posh shopping areas filled with exotic restaurants, coffee shops, bars, pubs, tons of cool little shops that sell just about everything, and – ofcourse – an upscale version of […]

6 Mar, 2013 in Boston
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At the end of the wharf harborwalk and the freedom trail is Quincy Market and the Faneuil Hall, which served as Boston’s commercial downtown during the 19th and most of the 20th century. After a couple of slow decades the area was revived to now offers visitors a large selection of restaurants, pubs and outdoor […]

11 Nov, 2011 in Seoul
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Kid flying around with their Taekwondo, street hiphop improvisations, bands playing on stage, DJs throwing mass street parties, and motivation-speakers keeping young crowds tuned. At the Dongdaemun gu, near Hankuk University, I got a really pleasant surprise of running into all that and much more while heading for something completely different. Walking around that main […]

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