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Let Large in the US Two recently married Tasmanians, flying to the US, with ambitions to buy a bb gun at walmart, be stars in LA by wearing sunlasses indoors, re-marry in Vegas, pack an artery with creole cooking in New Orleans, and determine whether America needs saving

Trip: Europe

There are [8] stories from my trip: Europe

Gallery: Sweden

SWEDEN | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Madrid - The city that always sleeps

SPAIN | Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Views [1400]

Shopping in Madrid is often frustrating for tourists and locals as stores open and close with confusing irregularity.  The local council introduced an incentive of compulsory double espresso shots after breakfast, however many employees became tired ... Read more >

Tags: shopping

Are the Frech Really as rude as all that?

FRANCE | Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | Views [932] | Comments [2]

It has been said that the French revolution was enough to make anyone cranky, especially with the onslaught of such political and social upheaval.  So following years of violent turmoil and executions as a form of repression its understandable why the ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Is French food better than Italian food?

FRANCE | Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | Views [912]

A question as simple as this really does not require an answer.  However there is a definative answer.  NO it is not.  The verdict is overwhelming, however no opinion has been quite so eloquently put as the world renouned Chef: Anton Bruleè, who once ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Is The Mona Lisa really Mona?

FRANCE | Monday, 11 Jun 2007 | Views [2073] | Comments [6]

It has always been a point of conjecture whether the Mona Lisa Portraite is in fact the wife of Francesco del Giocondo.  The proof of such a connection is whimsical at best, and it has been strongly debated that the portraite is of Leonardos much adored ... Read more >

Tags: culture

Why are Swedish women so blonde?

SWEDEN | Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | Views [13651] | Comments [3]

Three popular theories can be argued.  The first, but least interesting is that its just genetics and its simply bound to happen when everone is blonde.  The second and more complex theory begins when two magnetic fields on the suns surface ... Read more >

Tags: culture

The Miracle of St Peters

ITALY | Thursday, 31 May 2007 | Views [985]

It is said that by standing in the afternoon sunlight shed from the dome aloft of St Peters Cathederal, ones sins can be forgiven.  However don't bask in it for two long as the complex concave curvature of the stainglass window intensifies the sun passing ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

London - Leister Square and Bollywood

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Views [992]

Having recently finished the muchly anticipated film "East Meets West - Again!" Ravi Shindig walks the red Carpet in Leister Square London as the most celebrated Indian Actor who has appeared in over 70 Bollywood movies as an Extra.  In his ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing