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Mesa Verde (UNESCO Heritage site) – In A Colorado Minute (Week 201)

Mesa Verde is not only a beautiful US National Park but also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s the largest archeological preserve in the United States and features over 4000 archaeological sites and…

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Ghost Town Carr – In A Colorado Minute (Week 186)

In my search for abandoned buildings (a personal passion) in Colorado, I came across a listing of ghost towns in Colorado. This week, Scott, Whiskey and I drove out to the one near…

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Südgelände Park – In A Berlin Minute (Week 128)

Excited to share with you a new discovery that has immediately become my favorite park: Natur-Park Südgelände (south area) in the neighborhood Schöneberg. This park was once a train yard (more specifically a classification yard or marshalling yard),…

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Olympic Village Berlin (Olympisches Dorf) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 119)

The Olympic Village Berlin in Elstal was the first brick-on-brick Olympic village and is therefore the oldest Olympic village still in existence. It was built for the 1936 Olympics. In the beginning, it was…

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Abandoned Gardens – Verlassener Schrebergarten – In A Berlin Minute (Week 117)

This is one of the most atmospheric places I’ve been to in Berlin. Schrebergärten aka allotment gardens have been quite popular in German cities. People who live in apartments rent a little garden with a…

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Governors Island – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 109)

Governors Island, nestled snugly between Brooklyn and Manhattan*, is one of those magical unreachable places that you get to see from afar for years and then finally you find a way in (or it’s opened…

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Infamous Gowanus (Canal + Neighborhood) – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 98)

Gowanus is the neighborhood around the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. A neighborhood that is sure to change drastically in the future.  While it is still zoned for manufacturing and is mostly filled with businesses and there’s…

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Flushing Meadows World’s Fair (Queens) – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 90)

Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens hosted the World Fair in 1939/40 and 1964/65 and still features several iconic and slightly extraterrestrial seeming structures left from those fairs. Among the structures at the Flushing…

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