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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Nashville, Tennessee.

May 2009. Lo and behold Nashville’s striking albeit kooky Batman Building, a cheeky reference to the skyscraper’s resemblance to the caped crusader’s signature mask. Built in 1994 on a design from Earl Swensson Associates Inc., this 33-story building is not only the tallest in Nashville, but in all of Tennessee. During my visits to Music City […]

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Travel Report: Hatch Show Print – Nashville, Tennessee.

May 2009. If you’re looking for a tasteful souvenir of your time in Nashville, there really is only one choice when it comes to authenticity. Forget all of the souvenir tat down on Broadway, head straight for Hatch Show Print, a one hundred and thirty eight year old Nashville institution that serves as both an historical […]

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Travel Report: RCA Studio B – Nashville, Tennessee.

May 2007. When I excitedly told a friend of mine that I was going to “music city” he pointed out that although Nashville would definitely be a cool trip, it was ultimately “the wrong kind of music” on offer. A bit cheeky perhaps, but he did have a point. I’ve never been much into country music, certainly not […]

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Travel Report: Greater Highway Deliverance Temple, New York City.

May 2007. Looking for a different, some might even say peculiar New York experience to sink your teeth into? I’ve always been fascinated by the mythical world of the gospel church, thanks in large to movies like Sister Act, Bruce Almighty and The Great Debaters. Imagine experiencing this kind of full-blooded “praise the looooord” joyousness in person in […]

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Travel Report: Ellis Island Immigration Museum, New York City.

May 2007. Coming to New York City? Got your tickets for The Statue of Liberty? It’s amazing how many people don’t know that their ferry tickets include entry to Ellis Island and its historical Immigration Museum. Perhaps even more incredible is the number of people who say: “Oh, is that worth doing?”or, “Yeah we didn’t […]

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Travel Report: Nationals Park Baseball Stadium, Washington DC.

Reading from China? This travel report contains a YouTube video, which can only be viewed with a VPN! May 2009. If truth be told some of these old travel reports are really tricky to put together. Take an old visit to a baseball match for example, a sport I know virtually nothing about, which took […]

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