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Charlotte in Charlotte – a culinary explosion!

Going to Charlotte (NC) – the Queen City – was a big and positive surprise. I had no idea what to expect and didn’t really know anything about the city before going there. I thought it would be really cool to visit a city that shares my name! And then, what happened? Turned out that…… Continue reading Charlotte in Charlotte – a culinary explosion!

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The captivating surroundings of Denver

My trip to Denver turned out to be amazing, not so much because of the city itself (I admit not having enough time to explore it, and I still enjoyed it), but most of all because of all the great things you can see and do in the surrounding areas. The wildlife is flourishing, and…… Continue reading The captivating surroundings of Denver

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Jazz and joy in New Orleans!

Arriving at the airport in New Orleans, the first thing meeting me, is a huge statue of Louis Armstrong playing the trumpet. So I thought, hey, this can`t be anything than good. There was already music streaming from the loudspeakers – and the music was to follow me the whole week through. New Orleans -…… Continue reading Jazz and joy in New Orleans!

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Sweet candy flavored Los Angeles!

The city of angels – angels with “dirt on their wings”! Los Angeles is far from the picture of innocent angels with white wings and  pristine intentions. It`s the city of the rich, the poor, the clean, the dirty, the “Be`s” and the “wanna Be`s” — all in a strange and wonderfully colored mix. Los Angeles…… Continue reading Sweet candy flavored Los Angeles!