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Dumpster  Posted on 09/12/2014
Me: There's a notice posted on the door of my apartment elevator asking people not to leave their garbage inside.Friend: Arnab, are you OK with these restrictions on your freedom?
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Tales from the Taqueria  Posted on 09/07/2014
Despite being plagued by a string of natural and man-made calamities ranging from drought and destitution to earthquakes and tech geeks, the Bay Area does have some redeeming qualities. Chief among them is the authentic Mexican fare found...
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Scam Francisco  Posted on 08/11/2014
San Francisco's red hot real estate market has drawn many rats out from the woodwork, and I am not referring to those that zip around the kitchen floors of restaurants in its historic Chinatown. While trawling the web for leads on any...
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The Streets of Mexico  Posted on 08/04/2014
"I'm asking myself am I really doing this? Is it really the best idea to be going to Mexico with you?"My friend Abhay was thinking out loud as we drove down the highway from San Diego to the Mexican border 30 miles away. I...
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OMG, Giardia  Posted on 07/28/2014
Now that I am living in America I am able to understand a lot of the conversations taking place around me. Nearby my apartment in the Tenderloin, many of the conversations are being had by insane members of society with...
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The Tenderloin  Posted on 07/10/2014
I have lived a life of relative luxury most of the past 6 to 7 years, minus a nightmarish shared existence with 13 other men in a hovel in Mumbai. In San Francisco, my first month was spent in a spectacular cliffside abode in North Beach....
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San Francisco Giants  Posted on 06/09/2014
If a game of baseball is to be enjoyed by one who is not particularly a fan of America’s pastime, then AT&T Park certainly provides a spectacular backdrop to do so. The stadium is situated on San Francisco’s Embarcadero,...
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Seodaemun Prison  Posted on 05/24/2014
Japan occupied Korea for much of the first half of the 20th century. The annexation and forced occupation of Korea is well documented, with the Seodaemun Prison History Museum (서대문형무소역사관) in Seoul bearing witness to some...
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Cheonan & the Barbarian  Posted on 05/20/2014
A prominent transportation hub in Korea, Cheonan also boasts a few points of interest such as a foreigner-only prison and the gargantuan Independence Hall of Korea. I only ended up at one of these two sites, and not the one some would...
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